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Fiat 131 Abarth – Completely Sideways – Video

Submitted by on August 27, 2014

Fiat 131 AbarthIt takes the crazy driver of this Fiat 131 Abarth a shade over ten seconds to demonstrate everything you’ve ever loved about rallying. Awesome.

This is what rally is all about; the fist-pumping onlookers in the foreground, the precariously positioned spectators huddled around the corner, and the precision maneuver of a driver who’s perhaps just that little bit more sideways than he absolutely needs to be in order to find the quickest way around the corner.

The car is the Fiat 131 Abarth of Italian madman Paolo Diana, a renown rally showman who’s famous for his completely sideways. Imagine the rush he feels as he screams past his fans, steering through the bend on the throttle before clicking his sequential transmission up a gear as he exits the apex and takes off into the distance.

If you enjoy this little 13-second treat, be sure to check out our previous videos featuring the same car and driver combination below:

MORE: Ride onboard with the madman Paolo Diana himself! (video)

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