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    Report: 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth sold out
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    Eager to get your hands on the 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth? Get in line, and be warned: you're going to have to wait. According to The Detroit News, Chrysler has stopped taking wholesale orders on the 2012 model year 500 Abarth. According to sources within the automaker, customers who plunk down the ...

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    Video: Another slew of Fiat 500 Abarth ads with Catrinel Menghia released
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    Ah, Catrinel Menghia. Fiat knows a good thing when it finds one, and so it's no surprise to see a trio of new advertisements staring the Romanian-born and Italian-speaking model alongside the 2012 500 Abarth. First up is a minute-long montage showing the Scorpion-addled Abarth flung around the ...

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    Spy Shots: Fiat 500L seven-seater spotted
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    We like the small Fiat 500 a lot, but we're not so fond of the upsized version Fiat is planning. When the five-door 500L debuted at Geneva, calling it homely was being generous, indeed. We can't deny the logic in offering a more family friendly 500, however. But a size-large seven-seater? This ...

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    Report: Gov't. documents suggest Fiat readying 500T turbo and Abarth convertible
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    According to a report from Car and Driver, documents submitted to the California Air Resources Board and to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration both point to a new arrival in the Fiat 500 line: a turbocharged hatch called the 500T Sport. The NHTSA document was a key for ...

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    Geneva: 2012 Fiat 500L is one homely Cinquecento [w/video]
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    The Fiat 500 wins hearts and wallets by trading in large measure on its unassailable cuteness and compact dimensions. But that's not enough for Sergio Marchionne and Company, who are looking to broaden the range's appeal with this new 500L. Certainly, it's bigger by nearly every measure, but ...

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    Video: Charlie Sheen injects some tiger's blood into Fiat 500 Abarth
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    What do you do when you want to cast your cute little city car as a truly bad ass performance machine? How about hiring an infamous drug enthusiast actor, a guy who insists he has "tiger blood" flowing through his veins? Yes, that's right, Fiat has enlisted none other than Charlie Sheen to ...

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    Geneva: Fiat 500 America not available in its namesake
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    When a carmaker announces a European-exclusive limited edition, we often feel upset. Sometimes we even get irate. And then there are the instances like this one when we just chuckle and nod. Not that there's anything exactly wrong with the Fiat 500 "America." We're sure it drives just the same ...

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    Report: Five-door Fiat 500 headed to Geneva
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    According to The Detroit Free Press, a plus-sized version of the cheeky little Fiat 500 is heading to the Geneva Motor Show in March. Olivier Francois, head of the Fiat brand, has reportedly confirmed that a five-door 500 will be shown in Geneva, and that the new vehicle will be sold here in the ...

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    Report: Marchionne admits 50,000-unit sales goal for Fiat 500 "incredibly naive"
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    When Fiat pronounced that it was planning to sell 50,000 Fiat 500 models in 2011, we were more than a little skeptical. And now that 2011 is in the rear view mirror, it seems CEO Sergio Marchionne is ready to admit that the sales target was not very realistic. CNN Money reports that the ...

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    Official: 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth priced from $22,000*
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    Fiat has announced that the 2012 500 Abarth will be priced from $22,000, *not including destination charges. That's a healthy jump from the tiny Italian's $15,500 base MSRP and higher still than the open-air 500C that starts at $19,500. For all that extra lira, buyers get Fiat's turbocharged ...

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    Video: Fiat 500 Abarth visits Jay Leno's Garage
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    Joe Grace, Fiat Vehicle Line Executive, swung by Jay Leno's garage with the brand's new 500 Abarth for a little history lesson and a quick walk around. Here in the States, it's easy to forget that Karl Abarth, the man behind the Fiat tuning division, was as driven as they come when pushing the ...

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    Report: Fiat USA has half-year supply of 500 models, 29 of 130 dealers didn't sell one last month
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    The 2012 Fiat 500 seems to be having trouble gaining sales momentum. Automotive News reports that the Italian hatch is likely to fall well short of its admittedly very ambitious 50,000 unit sales target this year. The model hit the market back in March and has only sold 15,826 units through ...

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    Los Angeles: 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth brings the scorpion's sting to North America
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    Excited as we were for the launch of the Fiat 500 in the United States, we've really just been waiting for this: the 500 Abarth. You see, Fiat's scorpion-branded tuning house has laid its hands on a host of models over in Europe, and now that we're finally seeing the performance fruits of the ...

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    Video: Fiat 500 Abarth ditches JLo for Italian sex appeal
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    Jennifer Lopez may be all well and fine for plugging the regular Fiat 500, but for the new Abarth version, Fiat's going to need something a little... racier. So for the latest spot advertising the arrival of the Scorpion-fettled Cinquecento, Fiat USA (also known as the import-flavored Chrysler ...

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    Report: Sluggish Fiat 500 sales triggering layoffs at Chrysler engine plant
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    The Fiat 500 may have taken overseas markets by storm, but that isn't quite the case here in North America, where a delayed rollout, overly optimistic sales projections and related issues have hampered the retro supermini's sales. So much so, in fact, that Chrysler has reportedly had to stop ...

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    Report: Libyan rebels claim Gaddafi's all-electric Fiat 500 as prize
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    Libyan leader (ex-leader?) Muammar Qaddafi apparently had some unusual items in his personal collection. Rebel forces stormed his compound this week, and we now know he had a scrapbook dedicated to former Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice, lots of weapons and, oddly, a doorless, all-electric ...

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    Fiat and Gucci roll up in special new 500C
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    Italians are very proud of their brands. From Panerai watches to Ferrari supercars, Italian luxury brands are the epitome of style. Even smaller motorized products are stylish, from the Vespa scooter on up to the Fiat 500. It's that last one that is once again partnering up with a major house of ...

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    Official: America's Scagliarini Motorsports presents its Fiat 500 Coupè Zagato Elaborata
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    The Fiat 500 is just beginning to pop up on roads all over the country. It's available in hardtop and cabriolet forms, and the hotted-up Abarth version is just around the corner. Some can't wait to modify the car, and Boulder, Colorado-based Scagliarini Motorsports is ready to offer a slew of ...

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    Official: Fiat commences 500 national media onslaught [w/video]
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    No new car launch would be complete without a corresponding marketing campaign. But when that launch and campaign are heralding the return of a famed automaker and nameplate to the American market after decades of absence, the marketing team is likely to be an especially important part of the ...

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    Official: Mopar releases 150 accessories for Fiat 500
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    We're sure the suits at Fiat are excited about finally managing to launch the 500 here in America. It seems the folks at Chrysler's customizing arm, Mopar are just as happy to see the little Italian land in the States. To show their enthusiasm, Mopar has announced a plethora of parts that will ...

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