Abarth 595 esseesse debuts in Geneva

Abarth announced the 595 esseesse which will debut at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show as part of the celebrations for the brand's 70th anniverssary.The 595 esseesse is a successor to the 500 esseesse which premiered in 2008 at Geneva, and a distant descendant of Abarth's tuning kit from 1964. The new flagship of the 595 range is fitted with the turbocharged 1.4 liter engine producing 180 hp / 132kw which is identical to ...

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Updated Abarth 595 range for Europe

Abarth announced several updates for the the European 595 range.The 2019 model range of the Italian hot hatch includes four trim levels and a flagship "Rivale" version in hatchback or convertible bodystyle. All of them come with Euro 6D-Temp compliant 1.4 T-Jet engines combined with either a manual 5-speed gearbox or an optional robotised sequential gearbox with shift paddles. Additionally, the Record Monza exhaust is now equipped with an active valve controlled by a ...

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Abarth 595 Scorpion Skin Edition

Abarth Netherlands in collaboration with artist Pablo Lücker, created a special edition of the Abarth 595 with a unique paint scheme that glows in the dark.The Abarth 595 Scorpion Skin Edition is distinguished by two longitudinal luminous stripes stretching from the bonnet to the roof and the rear hatch, in contrast with the rest of the car that is totally black. According to Abarth Netherlands, the glowing paint was created by collecting and studying empty ...

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Abarth 595 gets an updated infotainment system for 2018

Abarth Australia announced that the 595 range will get an upgraded infotainment system for 2018.The larger 7 inch touch screen (replacing the 5 inch unit) features the new Uconnect infotainment system which supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity.According to Abarth Australia, sales of the 595 Abarth have seen a 300% increase since September 2017 when the facelifted model arrived down under.Fulvio Antonelli, director of Abarth Brand Australia commented: ...

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