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2014 Fiat Abarth 500C Esseesse Review

The Abarth 500C Esseesse could be the most fun on four wheels without endangering your driver's licence.

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2015 Fiat 500, Abarth 500 recalled for front seat fix

Fiat Chrysler (FCA) has issued a recall in Australia for 12 vehicles from its 2015 model-year Fiat 500 and Abarth 500 lines, citing concerns over the front seats. The company reports the front seat’s guide tracks may not comply to safety standards do to a manufacturing fault...

Fiat 500, Abarth 500 recalled in Australia - UPDATE

UPDATE: This article originally made reference to the Fiat Ducato. See bottom of article for details. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Australia (FCA) has recalled a number of vehicles in the 2014 Fiat 500 and 2011-2014 Abarth 500 model lines. The recall affecting 10 examples of 2014-build Fiat 500 involves a potential deviation in the heat treatment process of the seat belt buckles...

2015 Fiat 500 Abarth : New automatic gearbox improves torque, still no-go for Australia

The updated 2015 Fiat 500 Abarth with its new six-speed automatic transmission will get improved drivability, but Australian drivers won't reap the benefits. The updated Fiat 500 Abarth's 1.4-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine sees torque jump from 220Nm to 250Nm, matching the recently revealed Fiat 595 Abarth 50th Anniversary model's pulling power output...

Fiat Abarth 595 50th Anniversary confirmed for Australia, priced at $45,000

The Fiat Abarth 595 50th Anniversary edition has been uncovered, with the brand claiming it's the fastest and most powerful 595 model ever - and it's coming to Australia in limited numbers. Just 50 examples of the new Fiat 595 Abarth model will be sold here, with an asking price of $45,000 - or $10,010 more than the standard version...

Abarth 500 Owner Reviews

2013 Abarth 500 ESSE Review

Owning this bocconcini on wheels for almost a year now. I have come to learn all the little quirks of owning an Italian hot hatch. The hot-hatch market is getting an injection of life, washing out the dreadful mid-2000s renditions of Peugeot 207 GTi and the not-so-hot Polo’s. When entering the market with the new 500, enthusiasts prayed for Abarth to get its grubby hands on it and do what they do best...

2012 Abarth 500 ESSE Review

MY 500 ABARTH IS SIMPLY AWESOME! It is so fun to drive. I have done a few mods, but want more power. I have gotten two speeding tickets already, but still enjoying my car. I have had no problems what so ever and would definitely buy another. I also have a Maserati GT, and am planning to buy the Alfa Giulia Cloverleaf, and a Maserati Levante SUV, but will trade my RR Sport for this...

2011 Abarth 500 ESSE Review

Owning for nearly 4 years, the best part of this car is the purity it has as a hot hatch. Although there is not a lot of tech or other features within the Abarth compared to its rivals; these little obscurities of the car make it so fun to drive. The 1.4L turbo 118kw engine is the best fun, coupled with the five speed gearbox, one of the loudest exhaust for a hatch and a little boost gauge on the dash creates an awesome drive...