The Fiat-Abarth 850 TC Is a Little Car With a Big Sound

Fifty horsepower never sounded so good.

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The Fiat-Abarth 850 TC might only have, as its name suggests, an 850cc four-cylinder in its rear, but you wouldn't guess it was so small based on the noise it makes. This one has an aftermarket racing exhaust and, my word, it sounds gloriously angry.

The Abarth 850 was a modified racing version of the venerable Fiat 600, designed to compete in sub-1000cc races across Europe. They only made around 50 horsepower, but they weighed under 1800 pounds. And believe me—this is the loudest 50 horsepower you'll ever hear coming from a car.

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