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    Fiat unveiled

    Not that we didn't already know what it looks like, but here:



    http://www.motormag.com.au/news/1511...at-124-spider/

    200hp on just a tune and crazy torque, all kinds of aftremarked suport already rolling from highly respected companies. No one else seems excited about this...

    http://www.fiat500abarth.us/2014/ecu...at-500-abarth/
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    I was hoping the Fiata would get the Abarth's 1.4 turbo engine. Nice to see that it did. I can only imagine what that engine would sound like in a convertible with the top down. It already sounds like a tiny mean diesel on start up that snorts, snarls, cracks, and pops when driven hard. And that's just how a dead stock Abarth sounds. Curious if they opted for a no muffler exhaust like the Abarth.

    I figure someone will eventually swap the Fiat engine into a ND.

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    5,000 rpm - there be torque here! HarryB's Avatar
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    It is f-ugly... other than than the engine seems sweet.

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    Yeah, it's hideous, but the engine is intriguing

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    Nice! It's always good to have more bits' and pieces to choose from. It will be interesting to see what the aftermarket does for these, and what can be swapped over from Fiat to Mazda, and vise-versa.

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    This looks a bit better than the sneak peeks I've seen in the past. The hood is interesting. If I understand the numbers correctly (and I probably don't . . . 'cause 'murica), we're looking at 188hp and 184torque with the snail.

    See the "official" unveiling here at about 1:00pm ET: Fiat USA


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    4,000 rpm - entering the fun zone RustRat's Avatar
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    NDs with Fiat engines incoming

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    2,000 rpm - light wheelspin, no bog here! lowandrusty's Avatar
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    I've been excitedly waiting for this but now that it's been unveiled, I'm underwhelmed. I was hoping for the usual sexy Italian styling but this just seems so stodgy compared to the ND's styling.

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    I love the way it looks. I've been shopping for a used 500 Abarth, but the 124 makes me want to put that on hold until it is available to drive. I would still keep my NA though.

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    I like their earlier idea better:



    "No bueno..." Mrs. Phatmiata

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    160 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine

    To me, it looked better at the reveal than it has in photographs. It's a "boxier" looking ND with turbocharged power delivery.

    One of the more interesting angles I've seen:

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    6,000 rpm - mere mortals would shift Demon I Am's Avatar
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    It's not a terrible looking car, I just think it would have looked better in a lighter color, like dark silver.

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    2,000 rpm - light wheelspin, no bog here!
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    looks better than the Mazda version to me.
    Just another cracka azz cracka with an Old Beat up '97

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    It's still a FIAT.........this is the one I want, less the Rosso!


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    From the side it looks like the successor to the MS Miata.i-JKVqzN4.jpg

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