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500X Ups Its Appeal

Cargazing By Derek Price Nearly a decade ago, Fiat revived its sales in America with a car that was distinctly un-American in nature: the adorable 500. While it was always lovable — especially in the fun-to-drive, powerful and loud Abarth

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One Last Blast

Cargazing By Derek Price I’ve already had my heart broken once this year by driving the last iteration of the Volkswagen Beetle. This week I’m behind the wheel of another lovable-but-doomed car, the FIAT 500. This is the vehicle that

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A Tuner Anniversary

Cargazing By Derek Price In 1949, Karl Abarth founded a company that sold race-inspired modifications for small European cars. His famous fiberglass-lined mufflers not only gave the cars a distinctive growl and more power, but they also helped fund Abarth’s

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