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    The all-Italian "supercar" wins the "Autonis" contest organised by Auto, Motor und Sport in the "Minicar" category.
    The Abarth 595 range, renewed for the 70th anniversary of the brand with the Scorpion badge, is available in five versions with different power levels ranging from 145 to 180 HP.

    The Abarth 595 has won the "Autonis" contest organised by "Auto, Motor und...

    The Abarth 595 has won the "Autonis" contest organised by "Auto, Motor und Sport" in the "Minicar" category garnering 59% of the votes of the readers of the prestigious German magazine.

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    The Italian team achieved the title in the Gran Turismo continental championship one race early, thanks to the successes in the Montecarlo Rallye, Tour de Corse and Sanremo rallies.
    Three Abarth 124 rally are at the first three places in the rank of the FIA R-GT CUP at a race from the end
    In little more than two season, the Scorpio’s spider has 80 successes in the category,...

    For the second-year consecutively the Abarth 124 rally won the FIA R-GT CUP, the international championship reserved to the gran turism, spread in 8 prestigious events, in which there are three races valid for the International WRC.

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    Abarth is a racing and road-car maker founded by Italo-Austrian Carlo Abarth in 1949.
    The performance brand of Fiat originally built exhaust systems for vehicles and the now-famous association with Fiat began in 1952 when the Abarth 1500 Biposto was built on a Fiat platform.
    Abarth vehicles were renowned for their high-performance and power whilst being small and agile. Carlo...

    Abarth is a racing and road-car maker founded by Italo-Austrian Carlo Abarth in 1949.

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    Andrea Nucita with Alina Pop preceded Dariusz Polonski with Lukasz Sitek and strengthen their leadership in the championship reserved for the Abarth 124 rally.
    The Italian driver is on the podium of the Polish race and, thank of this result, is now 3rd in the ERC2 ranking.

    Second seasonal success for the Italian Andrea Nucita and the Romanian Alina Pop that, with the...

    econd seasonal success for the Italian Andrea Nucita and the Romanian Alina Pop that, with the Abarth 124 of the Bernini Rally team, stood out in the 76th Rally Poland, the fourth race of the ERC and third race of the Abarth Rally Cup, the single-branded championship reserved to the Scorpio’s spiders. Second place for the Polish Dariusz Polonski and Lukasz Sitek of the Rallytechnology team.

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    Two Abarth 124 rally in the Rally Poland: the Italian Andrea Nucita with the Romanian Alina Pop and the Polish team of Dariusz Polonski with Lukasz Sitek.
    The Abarth 124 rally will be challenged in difficult routes in the Polish race, one of the most traditional international rally that saw the Scorpio brand win on many occasions.

    The 76°Rally Poland will take place from...

    The 76°Rally Poland will take place from Friday 28th to Sunday 30th of June, the fourth event of the ERC and third event of the Abarth Rally Cup, the single-branded championship for the Abarth 124 rally.

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    Three Abarth 124 rally vehicles will take to their marks at the starting line of the Rally, with Latvian crew Reinis Nitišs and Māris Kulšs, Polish drivers Dariusz Polonski and Lukasz Sitek and the mixed crew formed by Italian driver Andrea Nucita and Romanian Alina Pop.
    The Rally Liepāja, which will take place from 24 to 26 May, unwinds over a route of 859 km with 13 high...

    The fast off-road terrain of Latvia will set the stage for the second date of the Abarth Rally Cup, the single-brand championship that stars the Abarth 124 rally, in the context of the prestigious European Rally Championship.

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    Andrea Nucita, with the Romanian Alina Pop, driving Abarth 124 rally, preceded the Polish Dariusz Polonski and Lukasz Sitek, and the Latvian Reinis Nitišs and Māris Kulšs, at the end of a thrilling race.
    The Abarth 124 Rally gave a great spectacle on this fast and hard track course proving to be fast and reliable.
    Nucita now leads the Abarth Rally Cup’s rank before...

    The fast gravel roads in the Liepaja Rally enhanced the Abarth 124’s qualities. The Italian Andrea Nucita, with the Romanian co-driver Alina Pop, which stood out in the Abarth Rally Cup’s rank, preceding the Polish Dariusz Polonski and Lukasz Sitek, and the Latvian Reinis Nitišs and Māris Kulšs.

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    In the Abarth Rally Cup Alberto Monarri (SPA) and Alberto Chamorro (SPA) preceded Carlos Garcia Perez (SPA) and Jordi Diaz Negrin (SPA) both on an Abarth 124 rally from the SMC Junior Motorsport team.
    Third place for the Polish Dariusz Polonski and Lukasz Sitek, fourth place for the Italians Andrea Nucita and Michele Ferrara.
    Monarri has lead the race from the beginning to...

    The spanish pilots dominated the second race of the European ERC2 Championship and the first race of the Abarth rally Cup, the Abarth 124 rally championship, that takes place within 6 dates of 8 events of the European Championship.

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    The Formula 4 powered by Abarth championships are revving up in Germany and Italy.
    The Tatuus formula car of the F4 championships are equipped with 160-HP Abarth T-Jet engines.
    F4 is the training ground for hundreds of young drivers to prepare for a promotion from kart racing to Formula 1.

    The 2019 season of the ADAC F4 Championship powered by Abarth kicked off in...

    The 2019 season of the ADAC F4 Championship powered by Abarth kicked off in Germany last weekend.

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    Carlo Abarth (1908-1979) founded Abarth & C. on 31 March 1949, establishing a genuine legend of style and performance expressed through record-breaking cars, revolutionary tuning kits and legendary races.
    Ten world records, 133 international records, more than 10,000 wins on the track. The long string of successes is used to put the technological solutions which are...

    This important milestone in motorsports is another record of the Italian brand, which is still fuelling the dreams of fans worldwide today more than ever.

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    Enrico Brazzoli (ITA) and Manuel Fenoli (ITA) will be defending their primacy in the FIA R-GT Cup.
    Alberto Sassi (ITA) and Fabio Cangini (ITA) will be debuting in a 124 rally.
     The 124 rally took the first four places in the R-GT class ranking of the Tour de Corse in 2018.
    The Rallye Tour de Corse is one of the longest and most challenging courses of the championship. Last...

    After having reaped the maximum score with the class win in the Monte Carlo Rally, Italians Enrico Brazzoli and Manuel Fenoli with their Bernini Rally Team Abarth 124 rally will be defending their primacy in the FIA R-GT Cup in the Rallye Tour de Corse.

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    The 2019 Abarth Rally Cup will consist of six races all valid for the European Rally Championship in the R-GT class.
    The 2019 Abarth Rally Cup will have a dedicated ranking within the ERC2 ranking.
    There will be a rich jackpot for the first four classified in each race plus an additional final award.
    Abarth will provide a spare parts service on site with technicians to...

    Subscriptions open for the 2019 Abarth Rally Cup, the single-brand championship reserved for Abarth 124 Rally within the ERC

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    Abarth prevails in the "Design" category for the first time.
    Abarth 595 and Abarth 695 heads the "Design" ranking in the "Mini Cars" class.
    Abarth 124 spider wins the "Convertibles up to 50,000 Euro" category.  

    As in 2018, Abarth is among the winners of the "Best Brands" competition of the famous German automotive magazine Auto Bild. The news this year is the overall...

    As in 2018, Abarth is among the winners of the "Best Brands" competition of the famous German automotive magazine Auto Bild. The news this year is the overall victory of Abarth in the "Design" category across all car classes.

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    Debut of the new 595 esseesse and 124 Rally Tribute, paying homage to 70 years of style and performance, deeply rooted in motorsports.
    The new Abarth 595 esseesse is inspired by the legendary Sixties tuning kit and the later Abarth 500 edition launched in 2009.
    Also showcased at the Swiss event is the exclusive Abarth 124 Rally Tribute, the Limited Edition of just 124 cars,...

    At the Geneva International Motor Show, the Scorpion brand celebrates the 70th anniversary of its foundation, a milestone in motorsports history.

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    In 2018, the brand with the scorpion badge sold nearly 23,500 cars in Europe, with sales up by 36.5% compared to 2017.
    Abarth is celebrating this special year with the new “70th Anniversary” range characterised, on the outside, by a special badge that will make all the cars registered in 2019 unique and exclusive.
    Offered on the 595, the 124 spider and the 124 GT, the new...

    Transforming the ordinary into something extraordinary to offer the best products in the small sports car segment. This is the mission of the brand with the scorpion badge, that has always been the byword for performance and iconic Italian style and that last year set a new sales record in Europe.

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    The Bernini Rally Team car driven by Italians Enrico Brazzoli and Manuel Fenoli get the highest score in the GT international championship.
    The winning streak of the Abarth 124 rally continues and this year will be competing for the Abarth Rally Cup in the European Championship.
    The rally was tough because of ice and cold temperatures.
    The winner's satisfaction ahead of...

    The 2019 racing season began with a resounding success for Abarth in the FIA R-GT Cup in the Monte Carlo Rally for the Abarth 124 rally driven by Italians Enrico Brazzoli and Manuel Fenoli.

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    Italians Enrico Brazzoli (WRC3 2018 world champion) and Manuel Fenoli will be driving the Bernini Rally Team's Abarth 124 rally.
    The 124 rally performed well on the snow in the Monte Carlo Rally in 2018.
    This year, the Abarth 124 rally will be called to defend the FIA R-GT Cup and the R-GT Class ERC titles won in 2018.

    The Abarth 124 rally is opening the 2019 season at...

    The Abarth 124 rally is opening the 2019 season at the Monte Carlo Rally, the first event of the World Rally Championship WRC, with Enrico Brazzoli and crew-mate Manuel Fenoli (ITA) at the wheel of a Bernini Rally Team car.

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    The Abarth 124 Spider takes a starring role alongside Sting & Shaggy in the official music video for their new track, “Gotta Get Back My Baby” – the latest single, co-produced by Teflon (Wyclef Jean, Fat Joe, Ruff Ryders) and Martin Kierszenbaum (Sting, Mylène Farmer, Lady Gaga), off their album, 44/876, which has spent 17 weeks atop the Billboard Reggae chart. The official...

    The Abarth 124 Spider takes a starring role alongside Sting & Shaggy in the official music video for their new track, “Gotta Get Back My Baby”

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    Abarth and Alfa Romeo Track Day Demonstrate Motoring Prowess at Corsa Italiana
    Midrand, September 10, 2018 – Fiat Chrysler Automobile’s (FCA) Abarth and Alfa Romeo brands took part in the Corsa Italiana Track Day at Zwartkops Raceway in Pretoria West last Saturday, 8 September 2018.
    Leading Gauteng FCA dealers hosted exclusive VIP guests in the morning session for hot laps...

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    Abarth is Official Sponsor and Official Car Supplier to the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP team for the fourth year in succession
    The association between Abarth and the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Team continues: the Scorpion Brand partners the team competing in the FIM 2018 MotoGP World Championship
    This year the front of the fairing of the two Yamaha YZR-M1 2018 bikes again carries the...

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    Abarth at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show

    A highlight at the Geneva International Motor Show will be the Abarth 124 GT, Fiat’s new special edition that has a double personality – a stylish coupé and a bold and dynamic roadster for real driving pleasure.
    The Abarth 695 Rivale, developed in partnership with Riva, will be displayed alongside the Abarth 124 GT,...

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    Abarth and Alfa Romeo Track Day
    Midrand, South Africa – Fiat Chrysler Automobile’s Abarth and Alfa Romeo brands will be participating in the ‘Corse Italiana’ track day at Zwartkops Raceway in Pretoria West on Sunday 4th June 2017.
    Gauteng dealers will be hosting invited guests in the morning session for ‘hot laps’ in selected Abarth and Alfa vehicles on the main race track...

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    Abarth - A Unique History; 1949 - 2017
    Midrand, South Africa – Abarth is a racing and road-car maker founded by Italo-Austrian Carlo Abarth in 1949.
    The performance brand of Fiat originally built exhaust systems for vehicles and the now-famous association with Fiat began in 1952 when the Abarth 1500 Biposto was built on a Fiat platform.
    Abarth vehicles were renowned for...

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    Next Generation Scorpion arrives - Abarth 595 for 2017
    Midrand – Fiat Chrysler Automobile’s Abarth range has been bolstered locally with the arrival of the all new Abarth 595 range. The 595 joins the recently launched Abarth 124 Spider to offer discerning buyers of the Scorpion brand a larger range of variants.
    Recently nominated as the “Best Car 2017” by readers of the...

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    New Abarth 124 Spider
    Midrand – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announces the arrival of the all new Abarth 124 spider to local showrooms from December 2016. The Abarth 124 Spider is targeted at a new generation of enthusiasts with its performance and technical DNA. The model combines the authentic roadster experience packed with thrills, technology and safety, with a touch of...