Learn How To Drive Stick In Five Minutes

If you had to describe what we do here at Jalopnik, chances are you’d say something about how we’re an organization dedicated to making the world a better place through song and magic. Oh, and we do shit with cars. This episode of Neat Stuff in Cool Cars is a mix of both, as we get racing driver and NBC Sports… » 8/12/15 2:30pm 8/12/15 2:30pm

The Fiat 500 Abarth Just Isn't As Stupid Fun With An Automatic

“Hello, Abarth, my old friend,” I told the shiny red little egg as I greeted it in my driveway. “I’ve come to hoon with you again.” I’m always happy to see the Fiat 500 Abarth. Tons of cars are better and faster, but very few offer the pure stupid unfiltered fun that this one does. » 2/11/15 12:23pm 2/11/15 12:23pm

Take A Spin Around Top Gear's Track In The Most Extreme Abarth Ever

What I wouldn't give for a drive in the Fiat 500 Abarth 695 Biposto. It's what you get when you take one of our favorite cars on the market today, the 500 Abarth, and then strip it out and add a bunch of racing goodies. You'd need a good road to drive it on, though. Like the Top Gear test track. » 6/10/14 9:21am 6/10/14 9:21am

The Fiat 500 695 Biposto Is The Nuttiest Abarth Yet

The Fiat 500 Abarth is already a bit of an angry car. Firm suspension, a manual transmission only, and an exhaust that sounds like it hates you and every other living thing. If you want to make it even madder, you do the equivalent of throwing hot sauce in its eyes. Enter the fire-breathing Fiat 500 695 Biposto. » 3/04/14 12:30pm 3/04/14 12:30pm

A few thoughts on owning a Fiat 500 Abarth

I've posted on here before about this little guy, and after spending about a month with it, I figured I'd tell you guys how it feels to live with an Italian hot rod. This isn't a formal review since there's already an awesome Jalopnik review of the Abarth, and I don't think I can really add to that, so this is from… » 12/17/13 8:50am 12/17/13 8:50am

Can You Make A Jack-O-Lantern Out Of Your Favorite Car Logo?

The Fiat 500 Abarth's ultra-loud exhaust note, brisk acceleration and pint size make the car exceedingly good at scaring the crap out of your passengers. Since today is Halloween, the holiday devoted to terror, an Abarth jack-o-lantern seems appropriate — but you can do it with just about any logo. » 10/31/13 12:30pm 10/31/13 12:30pm