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The New Fiat 500 Abarth (only) Thread

Discussion in 'Other Italian' started by dave80gtsi, Apr 29, 2013.

  1. ttforcefed

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    i keep mine outside! the gransport will cost you more money, dont u think?
     
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  3. Back in June there was under 20, with 5 or 6 of those automatics. The dealer would not negotiate, other than the 2k off from Fiat, which was quite different from a year or so earlier. He said it might take him a month or so to sell the 6 he had. I thought yeah, right...you've been sitting on the cars for 200 plus days. I went ahead & picked the one I wanted. I checked back a few weeks & all were gone. Cheap gas got the better of the 500 in the US. It would have been nice if the 595 & 695's were offered.
     
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    I just took off pops and bangs because it was so obnoxious and saw Eurocompulsion now has a tuning tablet. Anybody going for one?
     
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    maybe 9k since they are not making them anymore and you don't have the GPS. I have the same car, , slicktop, 5spd
     
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    I think that might be a little low. I have already been offered over 9k wholesale. :)
     
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    Take that offer.
     
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  9. 2015 with 24k miles is worth more. 11 -12500 going on my recent shopping. Put it on bat.
     
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    I am still debating on getting rid of it. It is a fun little car and I'll never find another one in this condition.
     
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    This is a car you drive hard worry-free and not worry about valuation. We don’t get special versions like other countries do. Thank you Fiat for making a wonderful little car :).
     
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    I enjoyed mine (it was very far from stock and I could not drive it in stock form), though it had many faults (some easier than others to fix), and if I could figure out a purpose for another one I would probably buy one. Unfortunately I cannot at the moment. I would agree that the 2015 is worth more than 9K, though it might take a while to get 12K for it. I rarely think about the cars I owned (hard when there are close to 500 of them), but cars like the Abarth, 4C (I'm getting another one), Evora 400, 430 (my gearshift coupe) are all cars I probably should have kept.
     
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    I'm selling my 2013 after ~125k, mostly highway. It's hard to say goodbye because we have a lot of memories with the car but it just doesnt fit our needs with a growing family.

    I still have not seen another one with over 100k on it. Not sure what to ask for it. Any ideas on here?
     
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    $5-6k
     
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    Driven. I like that. Mine is 2013 with 55k mi. I’m driving this one to the ground gentlemen. I’d rather trade it in for something than waste my time dicking around trying to sell a $6k car.
     
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    do you wish you went 15s in front or back?
     
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    I think it’s perfect as is. 15’s would run into rubbing issues.
     
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    This post... right here... warms my heart and makes me think I should keep it.
     
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    Frankly I have no intent to sell either of mine. One has almost 100K on it, the other over 75K and rising fast. There's nothing else on the market like it.
     
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    Well, here goes nothing. After getting very tired (no pun intended) of wearing out the PZeros in an absurdly short time, I chose one of the few tires out there in the 17" with a mileage warranty. Just rears at this time, the fronts will be worn out soon as well and I'll be on all 4. First impressions are a pretty decent quiet tire with little in handling changes.

    https://www.discounttire.com/buy-tires/nankang-tire-ns-25-a-s-uhp
     
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  24. ttforcefed

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    Ok cool ill start with 10s. Ive read 20s wont rub in the back.
     
  25. TestShoot

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    Go widebody with spacers

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    I dont blame you and that was my dream as well. I wanted to keep it forever and give it to one of the kids but we are space limited right now!
     
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    Should I remove the "new" from the thread title? I believe the next gen 500 is out now?

    Let me know gentlemen.
     
  28. ttforcefed

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    sure that makes sense, thanks paul!
     

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