Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Detour: Fiat 500 Abarth "Seduction"

Every once in awhile we detour off cycling into another subject area. This is the intro video to the new Fiat 500 Abarth, the racing inspired version of the 500. The video was deemed too hot for American TV (over air channels):

What are you looking at? Eh?
What are you looking at? (slap)
Are you undressing me with your eyes?
Poor guy… you can’t help it?
Is your heart beating? Is your head spinning?
Do you feel lost thinking that I could be yours forever?

The history of Karl (Carlo) Abarth and the Abarth company:

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  1. Oooh, slap me again...

  2. Larry wanted one of these (the car, not the woman)as soon as he saw it! Well done, complete with the scorpion tattoo on her neck,symbol of Abarth. Sadly the car selling in the USA is not the same one as sold in Italy. But it (and the woman) are still cute.