Comments - LA 2011: 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth

Published: Nov 16, 2011
Description: As promised, Fiat has unveiled their little, but mighty 500 Abarth for North America at this year's LA Auto Show. Describing it as "small but wicked" in the official press release, the ...
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Description: If it remains tuned exactly as its European counterpart, it should produce 133hp and 152lb-ft of torque and mated to a five-speed manual transmission. Interestingly enough, this engine is already buil...
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Ethan Core Nov 16, 2011
someone at the fiat dealership in my town told me it was going to have over 200 hp
Payne Hodges Wilson Nov 16, 2011
this is better than any other 500 I've sen I still think it looks like an upside down salad bowl on wheels though
Payne Hodges Wilson Nov 16, 2011
@Victor "car is like a mini only worse" that would imply that the mini was bad the JCW minis that are raced are serious machines they have a lot of power for their size and are very fast for what they are just as these are I am not a big fiat fan but
Sebastian Grey Nov 16, 2011
I'm in love with this car and I want one but I'll wait for the esseesse.
Callum Mckay Nov 16, 2011
Watch the top gear episode about tgis car, and you will understand the point of it
Jonathan Newcastle Nov 16, 2011
It's a fun to drive factor. As a sport bike rider (R6), I can't tell you how many liter-bikers get their asses handed to them by 500's, 600's, 650's, 750's, and 848's...
Jonathan Newcastle Nov 16, 2011
You fail to realize most cars are more car than most people need. This is a car that in the hands of a novice can be driven 9-10/10 at all times, whereas a more powerful vehicle can only be driven at 10/10 on a straightaway.
Victor Loveable-Huggable Frederick Nov 16, 2011
Track ready? Maybe for a go kart track. Car is like a mini only worse. Scrap this car, keep your money.
Aj Harper Nov 18, 2011
Correction... Pitiful.
Luke Walch Nov 17, 2011
Is J-Lo going to degrade herself on this one too?
Matthew Crighton Nov 16, 2011
Thats actualy pretty cool.
Bryan Garza Nov 16, 2011
Look at that mean muscle stance. Go home, Boss!
Stephen Cobbs Nov 16, 2011
It's staring into my soul. Bery good looking car.
Thomas Opie Taylor Nov 16, 2011
Everyone need at lease one of these
Mike Lanza Nov 16, 2011
Love this car. I wouldnt buy one... But it's wicked cool
Trevor Brown Nov 16, 2011
This looks so fun to drive, it's one of the only FWD cars that I like.
Jon Ashley Nov 16, 2011
Sweet Ride... enough said
Josh Fernandez Nov 16, 2011
Very nice....I like it.
Jack Howard Nov 16, 2011
Considering its around $20000 its pretty good
Ilya Firepuss Nov 16, 2011
Inside is very plain