Be quick for quick Abarth 595

Be quick for quick Abarth 595

Only 50 units of Abarth 595 50th anniversary model on the way.

Be quick for quick Abarth 595
Fiat says the styling renews the historical features of the Abarth 595 without betraying its original spirit.

The fastest and most powerful Abarth 595 ever – the ‘50th Anniversary’ model is heading to Australia, but only a maximum of 50 will be available.

Featuring an over-boost function on the 1.4 litre turbo engine, total output climbs to 132kW and 250Nm (standard Abarth 500 features 118kW and 201Nm).

Available only with a with an electronically actuated five-speed mechanical gearbox, the Abarth 595 50th anniversary model also picks up sports tyres mounted on 17-inch alloy wheels and a variable back-pressure dual mode exhaust system.

Exterior differences include historical logos, a sunroof and three-layer white paintwork. While in the cabin buyers get red leather sports seats with white inserts and red stitching.

Veronica Johns, President and CEO of Fiat Chrysler Australia says with prices starting at $45,000 and only 50 on offer, buyers had better be quick.

“Without doubt the Abarth 595 is an inspirational car for enthusiasts and we’re delighted to have secured 56 ‘50th Anniversary’ models for Australian customers,”

“We’re sure some will be snapped-up by collectors but equally, those with a passion for iconic high-performance Italian cars will find the Abarth 595 ‘50th Anniversary’ comprehensively equipped and a delight to drive every day.”

Joel Helmes