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FIAT Brand Offers New Appearance Packages for 2017 Fiat 500

May 9, 2017

The FIAT brand is offering new looks for its iconic, Italian-designed, fun-to-drive 500. Customers may give their Cinquecentos even more style by adding new optional appearance packages: Sport Black Trim, Two-Tone, and Abarth Roof, Mirror Cap and Body Stripe.

2017 Fiat 500/500c and 500/500c Abarth Fact Sheet

September 1, 2016

Reminiscent of the original Cinquecento, the 2017 Fiat 500 builds on the vehicle’s global popularity. Since its initial launch in 2007, more than 1 million Fiat 500 vehicles have been sold in more than 110 countries around the world.

Abarth Track Experience Returns: FIAT Brand’s Abarth Models Join Lineup at Legendary Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving

August 18, 2016

The FIAT brand is partnering with the legendary Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving for an all-new Abarth Track Experience, offering owners and fans of the “small but wicked” Abarth models an opportunity to develop their racing and driving skills.

Fiat 500 Abarth and Abarth Cabrio Add Technology and Exterior Colors for 2016

September 1, 2015

The Fiat 500 Abarth brought world-class performance, aggressive styling, high power-to-weight ratio and limited-production volume to the small-car segment in North America. The “small but wicked” Abarth models provide one of the most visceral driving experiences in the industry, inspired by the racing traditions that made Abarth a success on international racetracks.

Four FCA US Vehicles Garner Seven ‘Top 10’ Awards from Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com

March 16, 2015

Editors at Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com honored four FCA US vehicles with seven “top 10” awards for 2015. The all-new 2015 Jeep® Renegade has been named one of KBB.com’s “10 Favorite New-for-2015 Cars” and “10 Best All-Wheel-Drive Vehicles Under $25,000.”

FIAT Brand Announces Kick-Off of 2015 Abarth Track Experience

February 6, 2015

The 2015 Abarth Track Experience begins this month, giving Fiat 500 Abarth owners the opportunity to develop their driving skills in a one-day performance adventure.

2015 Fiat 500 Abarth and Abarth Cabrio Now Equipped with Automatic Transmission

September 2, 2014

The Fiat 500 Abarth brought world-class performance, aggressive styling, high power-to-weight ratio and limited-production volume to the small-car segment in North America. The “small but wicked” Abarth models provide one of the most visceral driving experiences in the industry, inspired by the racing traditions that made Abarth a success on international racetracks.

2014 Abarth Track Experience Revs Up for Another Round

August 19, 2014

With the addition of three new stops on the 2014 schedule, Fiat 500 Abarth owners will now have more opportunities to develop their driving skills in the one-day Abarth Track Experience.

Production Begins for 2015 Fiat 500 Abarth with New Automatic Transmission

June 23, 2014

The high-performance 2015 Fiat 500 Abarth and Abarth Cabrio, now offering an optional six-speed automatic transmission, begins production today at Toluca Assembly Plant in Toluca, Mexico.

Fiat 500 Abarth and Abarth Cabrio Offer Automatic Transmission Option for 2015

April 7, 2014

The high-performance 2015 Fiat 500 Abarth and Abarth Cabrio, to be showcased at the 2014 New York International Auto Show, will be available with an optional six-speed automatic transmission, helping to broaden the customer base for the high-performance version of the Fiat 500.

The Ultimate in Affordable High-performance Italian Cars: 2014 Fiat 500 Abarth and Abarth Cabrio

September 1, 2013

The Fiat 500 Abarth brought world-class performance and precision, purposeful and aggressive styling, high power-to-weight ratio and limited-production volume to the small-car segment in North America. Adding even more excitement to the “small but wicked” lineup, in 2013 the Fiat 500 Abarth Cabrio (500c) arrived, harking back to the open-air track cars of the 1960s.

FIAT Brand Wins “Best Small Convertible” at SAMA Convertible Awards for Third Consecutive Year, 2013 Chrysler 200 Convertible named “Best Full-size Convertible”

June 7, 2013

The Fiat 500 Abarth Cabrio was recognized as the “Best Small Convertible” during the third annual “Topless in Miami” Convertible Awards on Thursday, June 6, by the Southern Automotive Media Association (SAMA). It is the third time that the FIAT brand has been awarded this honor. The Fiat 500c by Gucci Edition won in 2012, as did the Fiat 500 Cabrio during the inaugural event in 2011.

Four Chrysler Group LLC Models Receive MotorWeek Drivers' Choice Award

February 8, 2013

MotorWeek, television’s original automotive magazine, has released its annual list of Drivers’ Choice Awards and four Chrysler Group vehicles have earned top honors, including Dodge Dart: Best Compact Car, Ram 1500: Best Pickup Truck, Fiat 500 Abarth: Best Sport Coupe and SRT Viper: Best Dream Machine.

Fiat 500 Abarth ‘Seduction’ Advertisement Named ‘Best TV Commercial’ at the 2012 D Show

December 3, 2012

The Fiat 500 Abarth “Seduction” spot was named “Best TV Commercial” at this year’s D Show held Nov. 28 in Detroit. “Seduction” represents the unique characteristics of the Fiat 500 Abarth as a sensual and strikingly stunning model and takes a peek at what happens the first time a customer encounters the race-ready vehicle.
 

New 2013 Fiat 500 Abarth Cabrio: The Ultimate High-performance Italian Small Car Adds Open-air Driving Excitement

November 28, 2012

The Fiat 500 Abarth brought world-class performance and precision, purposeful and aggressive styling, high power-to-weight ratio and limited-production volume to North American driving enthusiasts in 2012. Adding even more excitement to Karl Abarth’s line of “small but wicked” cars, the new 2013 Fiat 500 Abarth Cabrio harks back to his open-air track cars of the 1960s, while delivering the most visceral experience of any modern Cinquecento to date.

The Scorpion Conquered Awards and Podium Finish at Targa

September 16, 2012

Fresh on the heels of its introduction to the North American market, the high-performance Fiat 500 Abarth took home a second place finish in the highly-competitive Open division of the 2012 Targa Newfoundland. Proudly wearing racing number “500,” the Fiat 500 Abarth was piloted by two-time Formula DRIFT champion and accomplished stunt-driver Samuel Hubinette, with Targa Newfoundland veteran Jen Horsey as the co-driver. While he is a professional driver, this was Hubinette’s first rally.

2013 Fiat 500 Abarth: The Ultimate High-performance Small Car with the Pedigree of an Exclusive Italian Exotic

September 1, 2012

Faithful to the “small but wicked” saying coined for Karl Abarth’s cars in the 1960s, the 2013 Fiat 500 Abarth embodies the racing traditions that have made it a success on European roadways and racetracks — world-class performance and precision, purposeful and aggressive styling, high power-to-weight ratio and limited-production volume.

Fiat Debuts New Commercial for 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth

March 1, 2012

The Fiat brand unveiled a new commercial for the 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth. The new ad, “House Arrest,” features iconic bad boy and actor Charlie Sheen and marks the return of Catrinel Menghia, the sensation from the brand’s 2012 Super Bowl commercial. “House Arrest” will air on national and cable broadcast channels. The FIAT brand also announced that it has finished its first year of sales with its best month ever. Sales of the Fiat 500 were up 69 percent (3,227 units) in February compared with the previous month.
 

Fiat 500 Abarth "Seduction" Commercial Airs During 2012 NFL Championship Game

February 5, 2012

The Fiat 500 Abarth commercial titled "Seduction" aired during the 2012 NFL Championship game. The commercial and still images are downloadable via the links on the right side of this page.

FIAT Brand Announces U.S. Pricing for New 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth

January 11, 2012

The FIAT brand today announced U.S. pricing for its new 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth. The starting U.S. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) is $22,000 (not including destination).
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