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    Official: Fiat Group bringing bagful of new models to Bologna Motor Show
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    Of all the major international auto shows on the calendar each year, the Bologna Motor Show may not rank among the most important. But it is vital for the Fiat Group, whose numerous brands make up more than just one lion's share of the Italian auto industry. As such, it's not a show for Fiat to ...

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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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    Official: 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth brings accessible Italian performance to American shores
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    Just as it has for years with the European-market Fiat 500, Abarth has gotten its hands on the version made in Toluca, Mexico for the North American market, taking what is rapidly emerging as a popular choice for style-conscious American drivers and turning it into a proper pocket rocket. Being ...

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    Report: Fiat Panda to get hot Abarth model?
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    Back before Fiat relaunched the Abarth performance brand, enthusiasts and auto journos across the pond were enamored with a humble but reportedly fun-filled little number called the Panda 100HP. As you might have guessed, it was Fiat's basic hatchback, packing a modest 100 horsepower, but the ...

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    Official: Fiat 500 Abarth finally lands in the U.S. [w/video]
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    One of the benefits of the strengthening ties between Fiat and Chrysler is a mutual expansion of their joint product portfolio. The shared leadership of the two auto groups has seen Fiats arrive in North American showrooms and Chryslers proliferating overseas. Which is all well and good, but ...

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    Report: Italian authorities investigating million-euro parts heist at Abarth plant
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    We dig Abarth. In fact we hope the Fiat performance brand arrives Stateside pronto. But when it does, we hope it comes with all the parts. You see, while many cars can be had in one specification or another from the factory, Abarth lets you upgrade after the fact. So you can order, say, a Fiat ...

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    Romeo Ferraris goes Stradale with latest Abarth 500 mod
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    We see lots of tuner cars cross our digital desks here at Autoblog, but of all the turbocharged and aero-kitted monstrosities we see on a regular basis, few impress like what Romeo Ferraris can manage. The Italian tuning house has taken on everything from Land Rovers to Corvettes, but their ...

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    Frankfurt: Abarth brings out trio of special scorpions
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    The thing about scorpions is that they pack a mean wallop in a small package. And the same can be said of the auto marque that hoists the scorpion as its emblem. As promised, Abarth rolled into the Frankfurt Motor Show three cars deep. Or three new versions of their existing lineup, which is ...

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    Official: Abarth rolling in to Frankfurt with three new specials
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    Fiat's performance division, Abarth doesn't have a lot to work with. Just two models, in fact, but that hasn't stopped the Scorpion marque from making the most of the 500 and Punto ranges. Clearly, there's a lot of room for hot-hatch workings. Just take a look at what Abarth has in store for the ...

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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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    Report: Marchionne creates unified management team to oversee Fiat and Chrysler
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    "We have now reached the right moment to step on the accelerator of the Fiat-Chrysler integration," Sergio Marchionne said this week in a statement regarding his appointment of a single management team for both companies. According to Automotive News, four regional chiefs – North America, ...

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    Official: Fiat confirms 500 Abarth to make U.S. debut in Los Angeles
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    Social media allows for news to travel fast. Case in point, Fiat just sent out word via its official Twitter account minutes ago confirming that its U.S. spec 500 Abarth performance model will debut at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show in November. We recently had the chance to drive the European ...

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    Love Me Tender: SACS pays homage with Abarth 695 Tributo Ferrari dinghy
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    Back a couple of years ago, Italian boatcrafter SACS teamed up with both Lancia and Abarth – each a division of the Fiat group – on a pair of ridiculously powerful rigid inflatable boats. The Lancia model packed 1,120 horsepower and a closed cockpit, the Abarth a trifecta of ...

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    Official: Abarth Punto Evo hits the street in 180-hp EsseEsse trim
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    With the 500 getting the lion's share of the attention, it'd be all too easy to forget about the Punto. But Fiat offers more than one model, and so does its tuning division, Abarth. The Grande Punto has been around since 2005, and was updated in 2009 as the Punto Evo, something of a stopgap ...

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    Former Pininfarina designers team up for Fiat 500 Marcia Corta project
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    We've seen all sorts of things done with the Fiat 500. People have chopped the roof off, covered it in gold, planted trees in it, taken it rallying and even moved the engine to the trunk. The latest, however, could prove the most intriguing. Founded by a couple of former Pininfarina designers, ...

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    Rumormill: Alfa Romeo 4C to spawn Abarth, Maserati variants?
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    If Alfa Romeo wanted to get people talking with the debut of its 4C concept in Geneva, they succeeded. The Internet is abuzz with rumors of its production potential. There have already been reports that the Alfa will spearhead the marque's full-fledged return to North America, to be followed by ...

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    Report: Top Gear spotted testing hot hatches in Tuscany
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    Everyone's favorite car show is slated to return sometime next month, but we've got little indication of what to expect. We'll know soon enough, but before the first episode of the new season of Top Gear airs – likely with a teaser of what's to come – we've got these snapshots to go ...

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    Video: Abarth 500 Motore Centrale R230 burns through its shoes
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    What's the point in moving an engine to the back to drive the rear wheels if you can't light up those rear tires? That's what the folks behind the Motore Centrale R230 have evidently figured, taking the mid-engined Fiat Abarth 500 for a spin or two around the back lot at a racing circuit. The ...

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    Rumormill: Fiat Abarth to join World Rally Championship by 2014?
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    It wasn't that long ago that things didn't look so good for the World Rally Championship. Automakers were dropping out of the series like so many flies, while other manufacturers were heading to the rival Intercontinental Rally Challenge. But things have turned around for the WRC. While ...

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