Abarth introduces all-new 2019 Abarth 595 range that blends style and performance

Article by Christian A., on September 11, 2018

Abarth is introducing the all-new 2019 Abarth 595 range, offering a sporty touch and performance, as back by a new suspension, upgraded technology and a powerful engine. The new Abarth 595 essential transform a Fiat 500 into an athletic hatchback that blends style and performance.

The brand with the iconic scorpion badge is offering the new 595 either as a hatchback or a convertible. The new Abarth 595 comes in five different flavors or trim levels: 595 (base), 595 Pista, 595 Turismo, 595 Competizione and 695 Rivale. All versions

All Abarth 595 models are packed with special features that don’t just make them look sportier, but also increase their performance levels. Their redesigned front end has larger air scoop that help manage heat in engine bay while hiking their cooling capacity by 18 percent. The rear bumper, meanwhile, comes with pronounced extractor as well as specific bumper inserts for each trim level.

Abarth provided all 595 models with poly-elliptical headlights and LED daytime running lights as standard, or Xenon headlights as an optional. They also come with a new flat-bottomed steering wheel with crosshairs insert, as well as a dashboard trim customized for each model.

The new Abarth 595 is powered with 1.4-liter turbocharged T-jet engine, in different levels of power for each model. The 595, 595 Pista, 595 Turismo and 595 Competizione are all customizable according to the tastes and preferences of their owners while the 695 Rivale is the special edition model designed in partnership with Italian yacht builder Riva.

Serving as the entry-level model for the Abarth 595 range is the base 595 – without any additional name – as powered by a version of the 1.4-liter T-jet engine delivers that 145 hp of output. Aside from the front end with oversized air scoop and pronounced extractor on the rear bumper, the base 595 features a racing dashboard and rides on 16-inch alloy wheels.

Targeted towards younger buyers, the Abarth 595 Pista is performance-oriented model power by the 160-hp version of the 1.4-liter T-jet engine. As standard, the 595 Pista comes the new Record Monza Attivo exhaust, Abarth Telemetry, as well as Apple CarPlay, Google Android Auto and Uconnect.

Meanwhile, the new Abarth 595 Turismo is aimed at drivers seeking a high-performance car that also offers comfort and style. Powered by a 165-hp 1.4-liter T-jet engine, the Abarth 595 Turismo comes with the exclusive Asfalto Grey matte, available technical carbon fiber front splitter and carbon mirror caps, as well as 17-inch Granturismo light alloy wheels and Koni FSD shock absorbers on the rear. It also features satin chrome trim and mirror caps, as well as tinted rear side windows. The new 595 Turismo is loaded with the new Urban Pack that includes parking, rain and dusk sensors.

For those looking for the ultimate high-performance version of the 595, the Abarth 595 Competizione is the answer. Backed by a 180-hp 1.4-liter T-jet engine, the Abarth 595 Competizione comes equipped with the Record Monza Attivo exhaust and the mechanical self-locking differential (Abarth D.A.M.) on demand. The 595 Competizione is also fitted with shell-shaped "Abarth Corsa by Sabelt" seats, with the availability of red or yellow seat belts.

The Abarth 595 Competizione can be wrapped in with "Adrenalina Green" livery as paired with a black roof. It also features a Brembo braking system with 4-piston aluminum monobloc fixed calipers, Koni FSD shock absorbers. The 595 Competizione comes with a a Sport button that can adjust torque delivery and power steering calibration.

On the other hand, the Abarth 695 Rivale is considered as the most sophisticated creation of all Abarth creations, blending elegance and performance. Available as a hatchback or a convertible, this version boasts of an exclusive livery. Powered by a 1.4-liter T-jet engine that delivers 180 hp, the Abarth 695 Rivale features styling inspired by the Riva "56 Rivale" open yacht.

The interior of the Abarth 695 Rivale boasts of clear nautical inspiration, as evident on its wood dashboard with maple inlays. The optional mahogany dashboard includes a special blue and black leather steering wheel with mahogany hub, mahogany gear knob and kick plate as well as blue leather instrument panel upholstery.

Source: Fiat

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