Fiat 595 Abarth (2017)
Fiat 595 Abarth (2017)
The new Abarth 595 presents the evolution of the symbolic model: capacity of its engine increased, standard specification has been enriched. Besides, the developers offered numerous novelties including innovations suitable for fitting autos of higher level segment.
Since the beginning of sales in June throughout the EMEA region the innovative Abarth version is reaffirming such features as compactness, mobility and exceptional configuration and tuning performance. In short, the New Abarth 595 presents the logical successor of the auto demonstrated in 2008. Effectiveness, engineering know-how and symbolic Italian style play a crucial role in a productive approach.
Offered in two variants: a hatchback or a vehicle with convertible body, the model can be chosen with one of three different trim packages (595, 595 Turismo and 595 Competizione) and three variants of power capability with the aim of meeting the demand of customers. The majority of modifications resulted from skills acquired after the creation of the 695 Biposto named the super auto of a minimum size providing excitement from racing and functionality of an auto approved for driving on general use roads.
The available 595 variant presents the Abarth initial level auto and suggests the whole standard specification necessary for providing excitement from driving. In addition, 595 is perfectly suitable for drivers wishing to possess an exceptional auto.
The 595 Competizione and 595 Turismo variants comprise two special essences of Abarth. The former model is intended for amateurs of running quality and sporty features. The latter implies such specific valuable characteristics of the Italian GTs as a compactness that is ideal for driving on urban roads.
One of the most significant novelties is the enhanced capacity of the 1.4 T-jet engine mounted on the 595 and 595 Turismo models. The maximum torque of the former variant reaches 145 hp along with 206 Nm whereas the performance of the latter version is measured to be 165 hp and 230 Nm. Moreover, the second model is equipped with Garrett turbine.
In terms of standard specification every version of the 1.4 T-jet engine is complemented with a mechanical gearbox with five options of speed.
The New Abarth 595 presents a single auto in the entire segment that matches a really exceptional mechanical limited-slip differential aimed at superior functionality.
The Abarth mechanical limited-slip differential can be acquired upon request and uses the whole capability of the 595 Competizione to the maximum extent. Besides, it enhances traction in extraordinary arduous situations and guarantees proper torque transfer.
Rear shock eliminators named Koni FSD (Frequency Selective Damping) are offered as standard specification of models 595 Turismo and 595 Competizione. They improve driving practice and reliability thanks to enhancing handling characteristics and vehicle steadiness. The Brembo braking system fitted with monoblock calipers is considered to be the first-rate model in the whole lineup.
Ultimately, the New Abarth 595 possesses a Sport button for the purpose of adjusting various parameters of the auto in order to achieve more exciting driving. Besides, this feature allows to change the calibration of accelerator pedal with the aim of ensuring faster response.
In terms of exterior the New Abarth 595 is distinguished by numerous innovative peculiarities enhancing its characteristics. The front end of the auto, in particular, was modified and currently possesses air inlets of increased size that enhances control of heat in the engine bay and cooling power.
Additionally, Abarth developers focused on the design of rear bumper’s construction and worked out a diffuser distinguished by increased expressiveness. Peculiar bumper inserts have been developed for every trim variant. They are offered in matte black colour for the 595 model, in colour that harmonizes with colour of 595 Turismo vehicle body and with 595 Competizione finishing of grey colour.
Other innovative features include Xenon headlamps guaranteeing more qualitative radiated light and perfect performance in any weather as their brightness is significantly stronger. Besides, their service life is longer compared to usual halogen headlamps.
Regarding interior the New Abarth 595 has been entirely modified. The developers used such innovative materials as carbon fibre that wisely complements the sporty image of the auto. Moreover, innovative upholstery fabrics are offered for all models of the lineup.
For instance, the 595 variant suggests special Abarth seats distinguished by considerable support preventing sideways movement. The 595 Turismo variant is provided with seats covered with leather of black, tan or red colour whereas interior of the 595 Competizione includes the Corsa by Sabelt seats currently holding leading positions at the market of supporting seats. They help to avoid sideways movements in a highly effective way and are ideally suitable for sporty driving thanks to their capability to precisely transfer every insignificant load shifts to the driver. The fabrics covering seats are characterized by innovative graphics and materials intended for improving grip. Besides, a customer can choose leather and Alcantara® variants of black or tan hues.
In addition, Abarth engineers developed the innovative flat bottom steering wheel fitted with viewfinder intended for high-performance sporty driving.
Recently developed equipment includes a sports dashboard enhancing road holding, in particular, with the innovative graphics featuring the Sport mode.
Every model possesses UconnectTM 5" Radio fitted with sensor display and Uconnect Live services provided as standard specification.
In conclusion, the updated BeatsAudioTM system possessing seven speakers has been added to the equipment of the New Abarth 595. It will definitely catch the fancy of music fans.