Racy Italian:1964 Fiat 850 TC Abarth

The post-war era was a boon for small cars. Manufacturers focussed on getting lots of people, into small cars, for not a great deal of money. The classic Mini did this well in the UK, and the Italians did… more»

Argentine Racer: 1961 Cisitalia-Abarth 850 Scorpione Allemano Coupé

Pay attention, because by the end of this one I’m going to commit sacrilege. The subject today is a truly stunning 1961 Cisitalia-Abarth 850 Scorpione Allemano Coupé. This beautiful offspring of a doomed marriage of Italian design and Argentine… more»

Pocket Rocket: 1968 Fiat Abarth 595 Esse Esse

This 1968 Fiat Abarth 595 Esse Esse has a mere 330 kilometers, or 207 miles, showing on its odometer since it underwent a full restoration. It presents as well as you might expect for a classic with this background… more»

Real Deal? 1967 Fiat 600 “Abarth”

This 1967 Fiat is a former race car, and until recently, it had been parked in a barn since 1978. This is a car that could have a story to tell because while it wears a lot of genuine… more»

Double Bubble Discovered: 1956 Fiat Abarth Zagato

It’s not every day that a genuine Fiat-Abarth 750 “Double Bubble” Zagato shows up for sale, especially with as intriguing of a history as this car in Alaska has. The seller notes he has searched for this car for… more»

Abarth Replica: 1978 Fiat 600

This may not be a barn find, but I think it’s seriously cool. Lately, I’ve been thinking that it would be nice to have a dedicated race car that I could use for the local hill climbs and autocross… more»

Crosley Powered 1959 Abarth 750 Spider

At first glance, this Fiat may look like it be would be better off in the scrapheap. On closer inspection though he peeling paint reveals an aluminum body underneath and that hood ornament looks suspiciously familiar. That’s because this… more»

Ready For Fun: 1967 Abarth 1000 OT Spider

With the reintroduction of the Abarth 500 to the States, interest in the Abarth brand has increased greatly. While it is nice to finally see the name back on American shores, the new Abarths aren’t anything like the ones… more»

Poor Man’s Ferrari: 1961 Fiat 2300S

It may not look like much in the photo, but this is a very special Fiat. With a powerful inline-six and luxurious seating for four, this Italian was built for high-speed jaunts through the Alps. You may not recognize… more»

Another Double Bubble: 1959 Abarth Zagato

Oh the aluminum bodied oddball that is the Abarth Zagato Double Bubble! It is quirky, unusual, maybe even a bit cute but for some reason we thought these were supposed to be rare. Sure we haven’t seen as many… more»

Very Rare Fiat Pair

Today Josh called me. He had gotten a crazy hair and went to take one of those new Fiat 500s for a spin. He had his doubts about these tiny cars, but when he handed the keys back to the… more»

Another Double Bubble: 1958 Abarth 750 GT Zagato

The Abarth 750 GT Zagato is one rare little Italian hot rod, yet we have come across a number of them over the years. Another one has just surfaced in California and it can be found here on craigslist… more»

The Abarth Biposto Barn Find

Today’s story is about one man’s encounter with a very special Abarth. It just proves that there are still important cars out there to be found and sometimes they are closer than we may think. The story was written… more»

1959 Abarth 750 Double Bubble Project

Who would have thought that a cheap econo car could be turned into a racing champion? Well, that is what happened when Carlo Abarth got a hold of the tiny Fiat 600. With its finely tuned engine and Zagato… more»

Abarth Potential: 1965 O.T.A.S. Torino

Here’s one we have never seen before. It is an 1965 O.T.A.S. Torino 820 and don’t feel bad if you mistook it for an Abarth Scorpione. They were both based off the Lombardi Grand Prix car, but with their… more»

Captain Satellite: 1959 Abarth 750 Record Monza

I threw up a little in my mouth when I first saw this 1959 Abarth 750 Record Monza. After swallowing, I started to get angry… Really angry. Why would anyone do this? Sure it is small and based on… more»