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Abarth is an racing car maker founded in 1949 by Carlo Abarth Turin.Abarth have recognizable logo, with scorpion on a red and yellow background. In the Nineteen Sixties, Abarth was quite winning in hillclimbing and sports auto racing, principally in categories from 850cc up to 2000cc, competitive with Porsche 904 and Ferrari Dino. Hans Herrmann was a lead factory driver from 1962 till 1965, winning the 500km Nürburgring in 1963 with Teddy Pilette Later,Johann Abt was secure by Carlo Abarth that he may drive their factory automotive for complimentary if he won all the races he entered—which Abt nearly did, winning twenty nine of thirty, the thirtieth being a second. Along with its sports cars, Abarth created superior exhaust pipes. Later, Abarth diversified in manufacturing numerous calibration kits for road vehicles, principally for order. Abarth was conjointly associated in manufacturing sports or racings cars with Porsche and Simca. Abarth was sold to Fiat in 1971, and also the sports team sold to Enzo Osella. Abarth became the sports department of fiat, managed by celebrated engine designer Aurelio Lampredi. Some models engineered by fiat or its subsidiaries Lancia and Autobianchi were co-branded Abarth, the foremost notable being the Autobianchi A112 Abarth.