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
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
- Scorpione Black
- Cordolo Red
- Campovolo Grey
- Iridato White
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!