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I am looking for a white Abarth edition with the hand painted heritage racing stripes and the red mirrors like this one:



Can anyone tell me if this model is available in Canada?
I can't build and price it on the Fiat Canada website.
 

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The black heritage stripe might be weeks or even months away in North America. Not sure if we'll ever get the red bits as an option. I had to piece mine together. Plenty of help for that here on the forum.
 

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I am looking for a white Abarth edition with the hand painted heritage racing stripes and the red mirrors like this one:



Can anyone tell me if this model is available in Canada?
I can't build and price it on the Fiat Canada website.
here in Montreal, I haven't seen too 2 tone Spider with Red lipstick and ear rings. I think if you go to a dealer you may customize your Spider, but if lucky you'll get by summer 2017.

presently the dealers get what Fiat sends them. But if you don't try you wont know.
 

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The one in the picture is an European Abarth 124(remember that in Europe Abarth is a separate brand than Fiat). It has an Italian license plate ;-)
 

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Another way to identify a European car is the lack of yellow corner lights.

Your photo is one of my favorites and I had it on my desktop for several months before I purchased my Abarth. Looks like you caught the disease.
 

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Your photo is one of my favorites and I had it on my desktop for several months before I purchased my Abarth. Looks like you caught the disease.
It's been on my desktop for months and now it's time to get it in my garage.
I'm willing to wait as long as I have to to get one exactly like this.
LongBeachJim how close to this were you able to get yours?
 

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There are close up pics of the detailed differences on this thread...link below (except I didn't post a pic of "Abarth" on the seat backs but you can glimpse them in my "mirror" pic)...

Link...http://www.124spider.org/forum/11-exterior-interior/7417-halfway-heritage-combo.html

Ours is basically what you want minus the hood/trunk blackouts. I suspect that the Aus build Abarths are pretty much identical to the UK spec ones (except that the UK version gets the Record Monza exhaust as standard and in Aus it's a dealer fit option).

In Australia Abarth is also a separate brand and I haven't found the word "Fiat" on the car anywhere yet...except in the Owner's Manual. I've found the word "Mazda" though :)
 

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It's been on my desktop for months and now it's time to get it in my garage.
I'm willing to wait as long as I have to to get one exactly like this.
LongBeachJim how close to this were you able to get yours?
I pretty much have the exterior nailed down except for the little round tow hook cover on the front grill, which I'll paint red to match. I added red high performance Wilwood brakes because the factory Brembos were extremely rare when I purchased last October. The Monza exhaust was not available, even to order. The base color is Gelato white. Inside, my red leather seats are sans the "Abarth" embroidery and the steering wheel center is badged "Fiat" instead of "Abarth". We don't get the alcantara suede-like trim pieces but some of that is available via Mopar for the brake and shift boot. Lastly, a Gelato white Abarth with red seats is still fairly rare (especially if you want the Luxury Package), so you might want to consider a long distance search if ordering is a problem these days.
 

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Lastly, a Gelato white Abarth with red seats is still fairly rare (especially if you want the Luxury Package), so you might want to consider a long distance search if ordering is a problem these days.
I can second that especially if you want Luxury and a manual trans; mine was about 1800 miles away.
 

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It's been on my desktop for months and now it's time to get it in my garage.
I'm willing to wait as long as I have to to get one exactly like this.
I too have an anniversary edition on my desktop. Mine is Silver with red seats, this my favorite color combo. I wish they would make it available in north america as a special edition next summer!
 

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The dealer will eventually have one....only there are annoying differences between the euro model and the NA/read and compare different threads......you may consider a wrap which will give same effect but can be removed when you get tired of the look....have not seen any in canada yet from Fiat as too early
 

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The dealer will eventually have one....only there are annoying differences between the euro model and the NA/read and compare different threads......you may consider a wrap which will give same effect but can be removed when you get tired of the look....have not seen any in canada yet from Fiat as too early
The black heritage stripes will be fine for me. We could get the red mirror caps / lower bumper trim and badges online. The interior upgrade they get in europe don't bother me much except maybe for the red visor and Abarth badge on the streering.
 

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Here is one in New Jersey with the stripe. As noted, the red bits can be had. And he is offering 1500 off which I am sure you could get to 2500. http://www.fullertonfiat.com/new/FI...r-edison-0d108d680a0e0a6b652f5af0e607ba29.htm
For whatever reason, he doesn't even have the heritage stripe in the price! You can use that money to buy Brembos and red seats.
I'm not convinced that is a factory painted heritage stripe. May have added it after market, or perhaps it was a show model?? Be interesting to find out. My understanding from speaking directly with Fiat USA, is none have left Detroit yet. And if it was factory applied it should be on the invoice, although I can't confirm that. I am supposed to have my invoice this week so I can report how the stripe shows up on there once I get it.
 

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I'm not convinced that is a factory painted heritage stripe. May have added it after market, or perhaps it was a show model?? Be interesting to find out. My understanding from speaking directly with Fiat USA, is none have left Detroit yet. And if it was factory applied it should be on the invoice, although I can't confirm that. I am supposed to have my invoice this week so I can report how the stripe shows up on there once I get it.
Strange indeed. But the point is, it has it and it is not in the price. Sounds like a good deal to me.
 

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During this day and age with vinyl wraps its way too easy to print and stick something like this on. Best to take it as that and not the real deal till we have actual confirmation. Odds are we're right. If the dots don't connect then it doesn't.
 

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The car you have pictured from Fullerton I bought last week. The stripe was done at a vinyl shop. It is really week done. I couldn't be happier with the car.
 

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Ours is basically what you want minus the hood/trunk blackouts. I suspect that the Aus build Abarths are pretty much identical to the UK spec ones (except that the UK version gets the Record Monza exhaust as standard and in Aus it's a dealer fit option).
We unfortunately also do not get the Alcantara interior pieces. :crying:
 

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We unfortunately also do not get the Alcantara interior pieces. :crying:
I haven't seen them on an Aus car. I wondered if we got them with the Recaro option?
 
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