Geneva Preview: Abarth LineupTuesday, February 26, 2013 9:39 by Arman Barari
Fiat’s in-house tuner Abarth announced its lineup for this year’s Geneva Motor Show, and it includes different variants of Abarth 500, including the 695 FuoriSerie and the exclusive 695 Edizione Maserati, as well as the Punto Super Sport kit.
The Abarth 695 series are the main highlight of the show, as they are bringing a bunch of new customized version of it. There are the ‘Record’ and ‘Scorpione’ from the Heritage collection, paying homage to Abarth’s historic liveries, namely the Abarth 750 Record Bertone and the A112 or 124 Abarth.
Then we have the Abarth 695 ‘Hype’ and Abarth 695 ‘Black Diamond’ from the New Wave collection, aimed at younger customers. The customization program on these models include performance tuning kits, brake systems, exhaust systems and an extensive array of accessories, new colours and materials for exteriors and interiors.
Abarth 595 ‘turismo’ and ‘Abarth 595 ‘competizione’ are also present, showcasing the triumph of performance over styling, featuring a 160 horsepower engines, and racing stuff like the “Record Monza” exhaust and ‘Abarth Corse by Sabelt’ sports seats.
The new Punto SuperSport comes to Geneva sporting an exclusive painted and polished roof and bonnet livery, and a 180 horsepower version of the 1.4 MultiAir engine.