Post your favorite ABARTH

Discussion in 'Classic Cars' started by Vasileios Papaidis, Oct 3, 2007.

  1. abarth porsche carrera gt
     
  2. fiat 131 abarth
     
  3. Love this car
     
  4. PHAT
     
  5. #31 Vasileios Papaidis, Oct 6, 2007
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  6. #32 MooSquad, Oct 6, 2007
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  7. I had never ever seen one so wide.
     
  8. I think it must've been a circuit racer or something, along with those megafat E21's

    edit: and Capris and whatnot
     
  9. on both accounts.
     
  10. cool
     
  11. Yes.
     
  12. #41 fred441, Oct 10, 2007
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  13. I saw this one the other day, pretty cool thing <A BORDER="0" HREF="http://www.supercars.net/PitLane?displayFAQ=y"><IMG BORDER="0" SRC="pitlane/emoticons/grin.gif"></A>
     
  14. is that your pic? if so <A BORDER="0" HREF="http://www.supercars.net/PitLane?displayFAQ=y"><IMG BORDER="0" SRC="pitlane/emoticons/smile.gif"></A> if not <A BORDER="0" HREF="http://www.supercars.net/PitLane?displayFAQ=y"><IMG BORDER="0" SRC="pitlane/emoticons/sad.gif"></A>
     
  15. lulz, it's my pic, so <A BORDER="0" HREF="http://www.supercars.net/PitLane?displayFAQ=y"><IMG BORDER="0" SRC="pitlane/emoticons/smile.gif"></A>
     
  16. great angle.
     
  17. abarth 2000 pininfarina. don't have pics <A BORDER="0" HREF="http://www.supercars.net/PitLane?displayFAQ=y"><IMG BORDER="0" SRC="pitlane/emoticons/sad.gif"></A>
     
  18. that's the 1300 right?
     
  19. <A BORDER="0" HREF="http://www.supercars.net/PitLane?displayFAQ=y"><IMG BORDER="0" SRC="pitlane/emoticons/smile.gif"></A> very rare car!
     

  20. In the early 1960s, several models of the Fiat 600 marked the history of all European car racing tracks.
    Abarth cars were a mix of lightness and aerodynamic lines. No other cars in their classes could compete with them, especially thanks to their powerful engines. It was in this context that the Simca Abarth was introduced, in March 1962. Abarth and Mario Cuolucci, his chief engineer, thought that the Simca base, which was longer in width, would provide their new Abarth 1300 engine with more stability. The bodywork was designed at Abarth’s factory and it was this car which was equipped with the first-ever engine made entirely by Abarth.
    In 1963, the Simca Abarth was “the winning car” for the ninetieth time, adding its class to the Sebring 12 Hour and Daytona races.
    The first series produced 125 hp at 7,200 rpm and the second 138 hp at 7,600 rpm at an approximate top speed of 150 mph.

     

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