Coming 1st in our Best Fun, Frugal and Relatively Fast Cars test, the 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth was lowest in fuel economy at 27.6 mpg.
They may be small, but they are genuinely entertaining to sling around the track.
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The next Abarth Coupe?
The Italian styling school IED (Istituto Europeo di Design) received this simple directive from Fiat: “Express the pure unadulterated spirit of Abarth, which is renowned worldwide for compact, intelligent, record-breaking sports cars.”
Called the Scorp-Ion, it’s an electric 2-seater with motors at each wheel and lithium-ion batteries under the luggage compartment behind the cabin.
For those looking for lots of grip in a compact package, the 2013 Fiat 500 AWD makes a tempting proposition.
You like cute? Here it is on four wheels.
Like the Mini, the 2012 Fiat 500 has the sort of enjoyable, happy design that makes driving a small car very satisfying.