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Offline Exoticaholic

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Re: Abarth 500 Reviews
« Reply #105 on: August 19, 2011, 04:19:29 pm »
The manual is the one that got the slating...


Yes, and the Esseesse kit which both got Autocar mark it down to 2.5 out of 5.

That suprised me to be honest.
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    Re: Abarth 500 Reviews
    « Reply #106 on: August 19, 2011, 04:32:24 pm »
    The manual is the one that got the slating...

    Thus proving they have no clue what they are talking about.  ::)

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    Re: Abarth 500 Reviews
    « Reply #107 on: August 19, 2011, 04:36:17 pm »
    The manual is the one that got the slating...

    Thus proving they have no clue what they are talking about.  ::)


    Yes, even if I said I'd keep my A500c longer in jest, I am still surprised the manual A500c SS earned low marks. But not everyone is influenced by Autocar's opinions whether to buy or not.
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    Re: Abarth 500 Reviews
    « Reply #108 on: August 19, 2011, 05:20:25 pm »
    Yes, even if I said I'd keep my A500c longer in jest, I am still surprised the manual A500c SS earned low marks. But not everyone is influenced by Autocar's opinions whether to buy or not.

    Is anyone? ???
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    Re: Abarth 500 Reviews
    « Reply #109 on: August 19, 2011, 05:22:27 pm »
    Yes, even if I said I'd keep my A500c longer in jest, I am still surprised the manual A500c SS earned low marks. But not everyone is influenced by Autocar's opinions whether to buy or not.

    Is anyone? ???

    The sad thing is the answer is probably "yes" but there we are.  ::)

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    Re: Abarth 500 Reviews
    « Reply #110 on: November 23, 2011, 11:11:40 pm »
    « Last Edit: November 23, 2011, 11:13:55 pm by Iraklis »

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    Re: Abarth 500 Reviews
    « Reply #111 on: December 06, 2011, 02:12:56 pm »
    Might be a repost.. but i couldnt find this review on here :-\

    http://www.topgear.com/uk/fiat/500-abarth/road-test/esseesse-driven

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    Re: Abarth 500 Reviews
    « Reply #112 on: December 06, 2011, 02:14:59 pm »
    Yes, it's been posted before here
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    Re: Abarth 500 Reviews
    « Reply #113 on: December 06, 2011, 02:19:22 pm »
    Yes, it's been posted before here

    Yes indeed, thanks, but no one commented on it.... not a good review to be honest so not much to talk about unless we all write into top gear and flood them with Abarthisti letters of complaint :)

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    Re: Abarth 500 Reviews
    « Reply #114 on: December 07, 2011, 03:53:37 pm »
    Video review on Jay Lenos Garage.

    Great site this anyway. I haven't had time to view it yet (at work) but the reviews are usually pretty comprehensive.

    http://www.jaylenosgarage.com/cars/fiat/2012-fiat-500-abarth/
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    Re: Abarth 500 Reviews
    « Reply #116 on: February 13, 2012, 07:58:58 pm »
    Latest EVO testing the standard A500 against its peers...worth a read...it fairs very well with the engine and the fun factor coming in for particular praise. Nice to see the non ss car getting some print for a change!

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    Re: Abarth 500 Reviews
    « Reply #117 on: March 27, 2012, 01:52:57 pm »
    Part 2 of Jay Leno's review of the 500 is on His site.

    A glowing review  :thumb:

    http://www.jaylenosgarage.com/cars/fiat/2012-fiat-500-abarth-part-2
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    Re: Abarth 500 Reviews
    « Reply #118 on: April 13, 2012, 12:20:42 am »
    I found it trough google pictures. The lad doesn't know what he is talking about?

    http://consummatedriver.blogspot.co.uk/2012/02/review-2012-abarth-500-in-snow.html

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    Re: Abarth 500 Reviews
    « Reply #119 on: April 13, 2012, 12:27:36 pm »
    I found it trough google pictures. The lad doesn't know what he is talking about?

    http://consummatedriver.blogspot.co.uk/2012/02/review-2012-abarth-500-in-snow.html

    That review wasn't that controversial, he's just looked at the American a500 from a different angle.

    I gave up towards the end and didn't finish as his writing style has rather boring but from an outsiders point of view.  Don't forget we all look at these cars with a seriously bias position as we all own or want to own one :thumb:
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