If you are thinking of importing your Abarth to the United Kingdom don’t hesitate to get in touch.
We have worked on a plethora of models and are here to help with the process of modifying and registering your Abarth.
Certificate of Conformity
We assist hundreds of customers each month to register their cars with a CoC. It is one of the most popular routes to registration but not always the best depending on the car.
Once you fill out a quote form we will provide you with the cheapest way to register your car. If you need help simply ordering the CoC then we can help solely with that.
But as a full service import company we are here to take the hassle out registering your car so don’t hesitate to get in touch as we can take care of your import at any point of the process (even if you are yet to transport it to the United Kingdom).
We like to say no two cars are alike so getting a quote is the best way to know for certain!
We love the wide variety of Abarths and can assist in a plethora of ways and with an IVA lane we can assist regardless of your route to registration.
With the recent changes due to Brexit, we are also well versed in the importation of cars post Brexit if you are struggling to get your Abarth into the United Kingdom.
During the process of registration we take care of the paperwork with DVLA too.
What is the history of Abarth
Abarth is an Italian racing and automotive performance brand that has a rich history closely tied to motorsports and high-performance modifications. Here’s a brief timeline of the history of Abarth:
- 1949: Carlo Abarth, an Austrian-Italian engineer and racer, establishes Abarth & C. in Bologna, Italy. The company initially focuses on producing performance parts and accessories for various car brands.
- 1950s: Abarth gains recognition for its successful tuning of Fiat cars, particularly the Fiat 600. The Abarth-tuned Fiats start to dominate small car racing events.
- 1956: Abarth’s modified Fiat 600, called the Abarth 750, achieves numerous racing victories, solidifying the brand’s reputation in motorsports.
- 1960s: Abarth’s involvement in motorsports intensifies, leading to collaborations with various car manufacturers. Abarth-tuned cars achieve success in rallying, hill climbs, endurance racing, and more.
- 1965: Abarth and Fiat merge, forming Abarth & C. S.p.A. under Fiat’s ownership. Abarth continues to operate as a performance division within the Fiat Group.
- 1966: Abarth introduces the Abarth 1000 TC, a racing version of the Fiat 600D, which becomes highly successful in touring car racing.
- 1971: Fiat introduces the Abarth 124 Spider, a sportier version of the Fiat 124 Spider, designed and tuned by Abarth.
- 1970s and 1980s: Abarth remains active in motorsports, particularly in rally racing. The Abarth name becomes synonymous with high-performance versions of Fiat models.
- 2007: Fiat reintroduces the Abarth brand with the launch of the Abarth Grande Punto, a sporty version of the Fiat Grande Punto. This marks the revival of Abarth as a standalone performance brand.
- 2012: Abarth expands its lineup with models like the Abarth 500 and Abarth 595, which are high-performance variants of the Fiat 500.
- 2015: Abarth introduces the 124 Spider, a performance-oriented version of the Fiat 124 Spider, paying homage to the original Abarth 124 Spider from the 1970s.
- Present: Abarth continues to produce high-performance versions of Fiat cars, focusing on compact cars with sporty styling, upgraded engines, and enhanced handling characteristics. The brand maintains a strong presence in the European market.
Throughout its history, Abarth has been known for its dedication to motorsports, precision engineering, and a focus on delivering exhilarating driving experiences. The brand’s association with Fiat has allowed it to leverage the engineering expertise of both companies to create performance-oriented cars that appeal to enthusiasts and racing enthusiasts alike.
Frequently asked Questions
The time it takes to import an Abarth car to the United Kingdom (UK) can vary depending on several factors, including the specific circumstances and the processes involved.
You can fill out a quote form for more information on the process of importing your Abarth to the United Kingdom.