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Click above for high-res gallery of the Fiat 500 Abarth Assetto Corse

With the revival of the Abarth tuning division, Fiat is serious about motorsports. They've been racking up victories in the Intercontinental Rally Championship with the Punto, and have even been sponsoring Valentino Rossi's MotoGP Yamaha. And to drive the point home, while the "esseesse" (read: SS) version of the Cinquecento Abarth was the division's new reveal, it was this racing version, called the Assetto Corse, that took center stage.

The Assetto Corse is, of course, based on the same Fiat 500 that's been selling like adorable little hotcakes in every market it's hit so far. But the cute factor is gone, replaced by big air scoops, giant wings, roll cages and little scorpion badges everywhere. (And we do mean everywhere.) The little racing car that could is packed with a 1.4-liter 16-valve turbocharged four driving 190 hp through a six-speed shifter to the front set of 17" powder-coated white alloys hiding 4-piston Brembo calipers. The interior has a full roll cage and racing bucket, and an aggressive aero package sets the exterior apart from its street-bound progenitors. Check out the hotness for yourself in the gallery below.



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      • 6 Years Ago
      Sexy can I?
      • 6 Years Ago
      lol @ size of the gas pedal. I concur. with whatever statement they are trying to make.
      • 6 Years Ago
      Hot little car! She's hotter!

      When is FIAT coming back to America?
      • 6 Years Ago
      I see no cars in the first 4 pictures.
        • 6 Years Ago
        And your point?
        • 6 Years Ago
        I agree. I think I just met the new Mrs. Wonky.
      • 6 Years Ago
      Which option number is she? I can't find it online!!!!
      • 6 Years Ago
      190 hp in a car that weights 2000 pounds. that power to weight ratio is nice.
      • 6 Years Ago
      nice legs
      • 6 Years Ago
      That's awesome, 190hp in a tin thing like that must be a screamer.
      • 6 Years Ago
      is there a car on this photo?
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