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35th Annual FreakOut Entertains Fiat Club America Members

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2018 Fiat 124 Spider Abarth

Four-days of Fiat fun was had by Fiat fans, owners, and enthusiasts at the annual FreakOut. This year marked the 35th gathering, which was held at Walt Disney World in Orlando on Aug. 16-19.

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Fiat Club America members had the chance to drive through Florida’s backwoods, an orange grove, and Disney properties and enjoyed special meals while the Concorso Di Eleganza vintage car show, which featured a 1852 Fiat 500c Topolino, a 1984 Pininfarina Spider Volumex, 1977 Lancia Scorpion, a 2008 Fiat Abarth Meifestofile, 1986 Bertone X 1/9 Dallarira, and Fiat Abarth 131 rally car, acted as the main event.

“The passion and loyalty of Fiat fans were on full display at this year’s FreakOut,” said Steve Beahm, Head of Passenger Car Brands — Dodge, SRT, Chrysler and Fiat, FCA — North America. “With a full range of fun-to-drive vehicles spanning multiple decades, this is the perfect annual event for owners to celebrate Fiat’s iconic Italian heritage and design.”

Fiat Club members and fans should mark their calendars for July 10-14, and plan their routes to Greensboro, North Carolina, the setting for the 2019 Fiat FreakOut.

“Each year, we strive for the FIAT FreakOut to be the best ever,” said Doug Von Koenig, president of FIAT Club America. “And this year we achieved that goal by providing our members with a thrilling experience at Disney and having Anneliese Abarth on hand as our keynote speaker.”

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