We are driving this magnificent car at the Buddh International Circuit and it is fantastic!

After a long wait, Fiat has finally brought their performance brand – ABARTH into India with the launch of the first product  – the cute, sporty and powerful Abarth 595 Competizione! Let us quickly jump into the details…

Key Pointers & Features

  • Fiat calls 595 Competizione as a performance Coupe and is bringing it to India as a CBU (Completely Built Unit).
  • Bookings are open in Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai and Kolkata at Fiat dealerships
  • Sports Mode
  • AMT Transmission
  • Koni Suspension
  •  TTC (Torque Transfer Control)
  • 17 inch alloys
  • Xenon headlamps
  • Rear parking sensors
  • Monza exhaust system
  • Small leather wrapped steering wheel
  • Electric sunroof
  • Blue & Me handsfree with USB

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Abarth 595 Competizione Engine

The 3-door 595 Competizione hatchback is powered by the 1.4 liter T-Jet petrol motor which produces 160 PS of peak power and a max torque of 230 Nm between 2750 to 3000 rpm. In terms of performance Fiat claims a 0 to 100 kmph sprint in 7.6 seconds and a top speed of 210 kmph.

Abarth 595 Competizione Colors

Fiat is making the hot hatch available in four color options

  1. Scorpione Black
  2. Cordolo Red
  3. Campovolo Grey
  4. Iridato White

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Abarth 595 Competizione Price

Being a CBU, it is, as expected, not cheap. The 595 Competizione is priced at Rs 29.85 Lakhs ex-showroom in Delhi. However, later, if Fiat decides to assemble it locally obviously if sales justify, we may see a drop in price tag after a year or so.

And if this is out of your budget, wait for the Punto and Avventura Abarths!


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