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    Official: Fiat builds 1 millionth 500, still a ways to go before passing original
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    There are now 1.1 million examples of the new Fiat 500 cruising the roads of 83 countries, one million of them made at the Fiat's Tychy plant in Poland, the rest in the Fiat plant in Toluca, Mexico. It's taken 69 months since the car's 2007 launch to reach the milestone, the capstone hatchback ...

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    Detroit: Fiat 500 Cattiva and Abarth Tenebra concepts showcase design to enhance personality
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    Fiat brought out two new design concepts at the Detroit Auto Show, both intended to expand the appeal of its 500 Turbo and 500 Abarth models with upgraded and unique appointments inside and out. First up is the Fiat 500 "Cattiva," based on the 500 Turbo, painted with a vibrant Rame (Copper) ...

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    Poll: Can Fiat's sexy new ads score during the Super Bowl? [w/poll]
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    Chrysler marketing chief Olivier Francois has unveiled five new Fiat ads he says could be used in the 2013 Super Bowl. All five were previewed at the Los Angeles Auto Show last week and show five different "everyday" situations where the 500 acts as a catalyst to boost adrenaline levels. The ...

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    Los Angeles: 2013 Fiat 500c Abarth takes its top off with a quickness
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    What a pleasant little piece of plug-and-play. Putting the Fiat 500c's retractable roof on the hot 500 Abarth was pretty much a no-brainer, and hey, we certainly aren't complaining. Folding the soft top back on the little hatchback will only allow us to better hear that awesome exhaust note while ...

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    Official: 2013 Fiat 500C Abarth rocks you like a hurricane
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    The 2013 Fiat 500C Abarth is debuting in the City of Angels. It's the super-tuned version of the 500C combining all the best of fresh-air motoring and heightened performance from the scorpion-badged marque. As with the vanilla 500C, the Abarth's folding canvas roof opens all the way at up to 50 ...

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    Paris: 2013 Fiat 500 Abarth Fuori Serie puts customization program on display
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    Customization programs are nothing new in the auto industry. For a fee, they offer a chance to work directly with the manufacturer to create a one-of-a-kind vehicle for the customer. These programs, however, are usually offered by makers of the most exotic, expensive and exclusive vehicles, like ...

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    Monterey: 2012 Concorso Italiano celebrates Lamborghini, Fiat, Bertone
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    Shelby isn't the only company celebrating a major anniversary in Monterey this year. Lamborghini marked its 50th year in business, and the 2012 Concorso Italiano is packed with Raging Bulls from every era of company's history. While the show serves as a showcase for all Italian makes, the Laguna ...

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    Official: Fiat augments 500 range with Abarth 595 models
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    Before you get too excited about these special Abarth models, understand that these are for the UK and we're not getting them, at least not yet – maybe we'll see it Stateside if Fiat sales need an injection next year... The two special models are named 595 Turismo and 595 Competizione. The ...

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    Video: Jay Leno burns rubber in a Fiat 500 Abarth
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    As you can see from the screen grab above, some people get to have all the fun. Jay Leno, who owns more cars than you will ever drive in your lifetime, was graced with the presence of a Fiat 500 Abarth at his garage. Now, this was not the first time that Fiat has stopped off with the potent ...

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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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    Official: Abarth 695 Maserati Edition bows at Mille Miglia
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    The Fiat 500 in its various guises positively romps on its popularity, making special-edition hay with terrific frequency. This latest outing in the form of the Abarth 695 Maserati Edition follows a familiar trail, coming three years after the Abarth 695 Tributo Ferrari that debuted at the 2009 ...

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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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    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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    Official: Abarth pays homage to Maserati with Geneva-bound 695 cabrio special
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    The Fiat group has a knack for (or a habit of) dressing up its most affordable hatchbacks in tribute to its most expensive exotics. Alfa Romeo did a special MiTo and Giulietta for Maserati dealers, and Abarth did a special 500 to honor Ferrari. But since the latter has run its production run, the ...

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    Video: Fiat heir Lapo Elkann takes Wallpaper magazine into his garage
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    There's a part of us that wishes the automotive industry were packed with more eccentric characters like Lapo Elkann. The rakish heir to the Fiat empire (and possible future president of Ferrari) is anything but dull, overdosing on coke and heroin in a transsexual prostitute's apartment one ...

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    Video: Abarth 695 shines in Tokyo with full chrome job [w/video]
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    The Abarth 695 was originally intended as a Fiat 500-based tribute to Ferrari. Hence the 695 Tributo Ferrari moniker. But this one looks more like a salute to McLaren. Created by Japanese tuner Office-K and unveiled this week at the Tokyo Auto Salon, this special Abarth has had its Scuderia Red ...

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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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    Report: Abarth working up new sports car separate from Alfa 4C
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    How many sports cars can one automotive group offer? Just ask the people at Volkswagen, whose various divisions – Lamborghini, Bugatti, Porsche, Audi – churn them out like you and I would write Christmas cards. (Or Hannukah cards, anyway.) And the Fiat group is right behind their German ...

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    Video: VH1 does the Pop-Up Video thing with Abarth's "Seduction" ad
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    There's no question that Fiat's "Seduction" ad was a big success. Launched just a few weeks ago to coincide with the North American debut of the Fiat 500 Abarth, the minute-long commercial quickly went viral to amass over two million views. And with good reason. The spot's got everything: cars, ...

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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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