Tag "Abarth"

Abarth 695 Biposto

It used to be no fun being crazy. Australia has a spotty history of locking up nutbags – Pentridge, Boggo Road, the Big Brother house – but down among the worst of the worst are two defunct insane asylums in

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GENEVA MOTOR SHOW | Fiat 124 Abarth Spider revealed

A rally version of the Fiat 124 Spider Abarth has upstaged the reveal of the production version at the Geneva motor show. Sporting quad LED driving lights, white alloys, sticky Michelin rubber and a 224kW 1.8-litre turbocharged engine with sequential

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Abarth 595C v Mini Cooper S v Renault Clio RS 200

Feeling naughty? A little indulgent? Maybe a bit adventurous? There’s a blooming branch on the fringes of the motoring tree that’s ripe for the picking. It’s where compact hot hatches grow, but not of the pragmatic variety where smart sub-$30K

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Abarth 595 Competizione

Do you have that particular friend, one who takes nights on frustrating tangents… Forgets their wallet, makes being in public slightly embarrassing, yet without fail, is the first friend you call before rounding up the troops, simply because you’re guaranteed

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Abarth Rally: The thinking man's rally

Senna? Hopeless at Trivial Pursuit. Loeb? I doubt he has ever won a meat tray at a pub in his life. And I don’t ever recall Brocky sitting opposite Eddie McGuire on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? Skill, talent

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Abarth 124 Spider | Faster and more premium than MX-5

For the performance-loving Australian market, Fiat has said it may not even offer the entry-level 124 Spider, only the hot Abarth version that will undoubtedly be a big step above the MX-5 in price and performance. “It is going to

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Abarth 695 Assetto Corse

SOME Fiat 500s end up as a novelty run-about, some become 21st birthday presents. Others are lucky to have an Abarth badge slapped on their nose and live the life of a hot hatch. But we’re certain every single one

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