1971 FIAT 500 Abarth Hatchback
1971 FIAT 500 Abarth Hatchback
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1971 FIAT 500 Abarth Hatchback


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Perfect opportunity to own a ready-to-go, instant entry to SEMA machine. This little car can get any company, social media or individual noticed! FAST.

This is quite possibly one of the fastest Fiat 500's on the market. This is a no expense spared, custom wide-body, Civic Type-R swapped, Ferrari Red Fiat.

This rear engine 500 has been swapped with the legendary B16B Type-R Motor, dyno-tuned at 191 Horsepower via HONDATA ecu, this 9,000 RPM B16B is mated to a 5-speed Type-R LIMITED SLIP transmission!

Stopping power has been greatly increased with the addition of Abarth sport drilled front disc brakes and drilled & slotted Civic Si rear discs and calipers. An 8-gallon fuel cell has been integrated into the front trunk along with the master, brake, and clutch cylinders.

The cockpit features a Sparco Steering wheel, Bride Low-Max bucket seats, a fully custom dash, and a Wilwood pedal assembly. The body sits on a custom box frame chassis to support the steel (not fiberglass!) wide-body conversion. Numerous air ducts have been added to assist with airflow to the motor, cockpit, and brakes.

With only 786 miles since build completion, this Fiat 500 has just begun its second life. This is a Cars and Coffee show stopper that'll have you grinning from ear to ear every turn of the ride home. Call today to find out why Chris Forsberg said “this little monster… was one of the funniest cars I've ever driven!”.

The cost of recreating something to this specification/customization would run you in excess of 100,000usd and take years to complete!


Bride Low-Max Bucket Seats - RJS
Sparco Steering Wheel
Custom Dash w/ Marshall Gauges
Custom Steel Wide-Body Fenders All Around
8-Gallon Fuel Cell
Custom Deep Dish XO Luxury Wheels w/ Toyo Proxie R888 Tires
B16b Type-R Motor Swap - 5 Speed Manual
Abarth Sport Drilled Discs - Front
Civic Si Drilled & Slotted Discs - Rear

For more information please contact our team at (203) 335-9555 or visit our showroom at 2475 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06605. All reasonable offers and trades are always considered.

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Vehicle Specifications

  • VIN
  • Classic Car ID
  • Stock Number
  • Category
    Import Classics
  • Body Style
  • New/Used
  • Mileage
    1 miles
  • Engine
    4 Cylinder
  • Doors
    Two Door
  • Drivetrain
    2 wheel drive - rear
  • Transmission
    5 Speed Manual
  • Exterior Color
  • Custom Color
    Ferrari Red
  • Interior Color
  • Seat Color

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