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Una Serata Con FIAT

This is a special event specifically for the central Ohio Italian-American and Italophile community. Here are the details from our own R. Sergio Simon:

We will be hosted by Italia in Ohio, Bob Boyd Fiat and Matteo Muratori, doctoral research associate at the OSU Center for Automotive Research (C.A.R.).

Matteo will discuss cars, car maintenance, new research directions, and rules of the road in Italy. If you want to learn about driving in Italy, then you’ll want to listen to Matteo’s stories.

If you are interested in a traditional Cinquecento or the turbo Abarth, then you should come and test drive them. If you’re looking ahead to the 4-door “L” version (mid-2013) or dream about an Alfa Romeo 4C (late 2013), then come.

And if you would like to increase your vocabulary of Italian automotive terms, then you really must participate!

Cars will be available for inspection and test drives. And to make it una festa vera, Bob Boyd will bring serve spuntini from a local Italian restaurant.

There is no charge for this event but RSVP on the Meetup site so the dealer will know the number to expect.


Now please excuse me while I work on my Vespa – ma dove diavolo ho messo la chiave inglese . . . ?












Speaking of the Abarth, this TV commercial got lots of buzz when it was unveiled at Super Bowl 2012:



Since we've included all kinds of media in this posting, why not a few more:




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  • R. Sergio S.

    Christina e Carla - mi dispiace molto!

    April 2, 2013

  • Christine C.

    Sorry, just got a longer assignment and can't take the time.

    April 2, 2013

  • Ken(Eugenio&SusannaFabbro)Smith

    Christine, we are in New Albany if that helps let us know.

    April 2, 2013

  • Steve D.

    Christine -- I start my intolerably long journey from 7 miles east of 270 on Broad. Even by my warped world view that probably does not translate into "north".

    April 2, 2013

  • Joe

    Che sfortuna! Avevo gia' un impegno quella sera...allora, alla prossima ragazzi!

    April 1, 2013

  • R. Sergio S.

    Unfortunately my 4-seater is already full. Others?

    April 1, 2013

  • Christine C.

    Is anyone from the North end driving out to the Fiat event tomorrow that I could car pool with?

    April 1, 2013

  • Lisa S.


    March 27, 2013

  • R. Sergio S.

    There is now a Fiat app for the iPhone phones that gives the video, the text written and spoken line-by-line, and a host of travelers' Italian phrases. Check out the Talking Italian Phrasebook by Cool Gorilla.

    1 · March 14, 2013

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