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The Fiat 124 Spider Abarth ensnares you in a web of desire

19th March, 2017
The Fiat 124 Spider Abarth

Sharing the astronomical development costs of creating a new car is not an unprecedented occurrence, so the fact the Fiat 124 Spider is in essence a re-bodied Mazda MX-5, with a turbocharged 1.4-litre engine in place of the Japanese firm’s normally aspirated units, should come as no surprise to anyone.

The Abarth 124 Spider, though, is a different beast again. The comfort-ethos of the Fiat 124 is abandoned in favour of seeking out driver...

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