Fiat announced the launch of a new 2015 modelyear version of the Abarth 595 Competizione in the UK with more power and enhanced equipment level. The hot new pocket rocket comes with 180bhp instead of last year model’s 160, and it benefits from a host of new features as well.
If we cut right to the chase, the 2015 Abarth 595 Competizione is equipped with Record Monza exhaust system, 17-inch alloy wheels with titanium finish, Brembo brake system, red brake callipers, leather sports steering wheel, Sabelt sports seats, Xenon headlamps, rear parking sensors and aluminium pedals.
The new features make the driving experience of Competizione even more pleasant than before, especially as it now has 20 more horsepower and a maximum 250Nm of torque. That power corresponds to a 0 to 60 mph time of 6.7 seconds and a top speed of 140 mph, while returning 48.7mpg.
As for other notable upgrades, Officina Red is now the official color of the Abarth 595 Competizione and you get a new options list with items such as leather sports seats, electric glass sunroof, Interscope audio system with four speakers and two tweeters and several alloy wheel, body colour and stripe kit choices on it. Pricing for the new 595 start from £19,890 OTR (£21,190 MTA version) for the hatchback, and £21,890 OTR (£23,190 MTA version) for the Cabriolet version.