With an aggressive bodykit and the famous Abarth scorpion, the new Abarth 595 is a pocket-rocket with firm handling and stiff suspension.
You’ll be surprised at just how much power the turbocharged Abarth 595 can deliver. The 1.4-litre, 16-valve engine produces an extremely impressive 140bhp at 5500rpm, while peak torque reaches an astonishing 206Nm at 3000rpm when you dare to switch to ‘Sport’ mode. You wouldn’t expect such a powerful little car to have low fuel consumption, but the new Abarth 500 does as it averages 33mpg and C02 emissions are just 155g/km.
Inside the cabin you’ll find trendy bucket seats with head restraints to ensure that you’ll stay put around the sharpest of bends. You’ll also notice the aluminium and rubber pedals, leather gearknob and the sporty dashboard to give the interior a distinctive ‘racing’ look. The dashboard’s clever too - thanks to features such as the LED indicator which prompts you when it’s the perfect time to change gear.
Features include the innovative Blue&Me system which helps you to navigate your way through the towns and cities with ease. The Abarth 595 also analyses your driving style to help your driving to become more efficient.
The Abarth 595 retains the full five-star Euro NCAP crash test rating of the Fiat 595 and all models come with hill-hold assist, ESP and Torque Transfer Control which manages the delivery of power to the front wheels.
Driver, passenger, side, curtain and knee airbags also come as standard making the car as safe as it is powerful.
The 185 litre boot gives you plenty of space for all you need for a holiday or your shopping yet the compact, bijou styling of the Abarth 595 give you all the manoeuvrability a car needs to be practical in the city and for commuting.
The Abarth 595 has a great residual value record and running costs are lower than you'd expect due to the 42.3mpg and CO2 emissions of 155g/km. Insurance group is 26 so shop around for the best deal.
If you want to take a closer look at the stunning new Abarth 595 contact Thames Abarth in Tunbridge Wells, Kent or Slough, Berkshire to arrange your test drive today.