Two new models have been added to the UK range of the Fiat 500 Abarth. The Abarth 595 Turismo and the 595 Competizione are available in both coupe and convertible body styles featuring the more powerful 160hp version of the turbocharged 1.4-liter T-Jet petrol engine from the 500 Essesse. Carscoop reports:
“The Turismo model is priced from £17,725 adding a variety of features such as an interior package with leather seats and sport pedals, automatic climate control, Xenon headlamps and 17-inch wheels.
The more expensive 595 Competizione starts at £18,725 adding a similar suite of upgrades plus Sabelt sport seats and a Monza sports exhaust.
The base 140hp model of the series is the 500 Abarth that gains extra standard equipment and a £500 lower price at £13,975 for the 2013MY.”
All three versions models come with the choice of a manual gearbox or Abarth’s MTA (Manual Transmission Automated) semi-automatic transmission.