Abarth reveals the updated 595 Pista

After the flagship 595 esseesse unveiled at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, Abarth launched the updated 595 Pista for the 2020 model year, which according to the company it is "dedicated to younger fans of the Scorpion".Under the bonnet we find the turbocharged 1.4-liter engine producing 165 hp and 230 Nm of torque., mated to a five-speed automatic gearbox with shift paddles. This may sound exactly the same as the previous 595 ...

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Garrett Sanguinetti –
Abarth 500

Owner: Garrett Sanguinetti Car: Abarth 500 Instagram: @Carina_Macchina City: California Country: USA The car is a 2016 500 Abarth that Ive been building to my own liking for casual track days and spirited canyon runs. I built it with 'fun' as the only objective. Its an ongoing work in progress but its fairly close to where I want it to end up. My idea was to have the car as close to track ready while still being ...

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Abarth Grande Punto Esseesse VS Seat Ibiza MK4 Cupra

Another Euro B-Segment hot hatch rivalry for this week, this time between the Abarth Grande Punto Esseesse from Italy and the Seat Ibiza MK4 Cupra from Spain (based on Volkswagen Group's platform). Both models aimed at the passionate petrolheads of the younger generation and were fitted with turbocharged 1,4 liter engines producing an identical 180 hp / 132 kw. They also had equally aggressive bodykits with different bumpers, larger rims and sporty touches in ...

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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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Suzuki Swift Sport VS Abarth 595

The A-Segment may be populous but only a handful of city cars have a hot hatch version nowadays. Among the A-Segment hot hatches currently available are the Suzuki Swift Sport, the Abarth 595 (facelift) and the VW Up! GTi. We decided to compare the first two, as they are closer spec-wise.The Suzuki Swift Sport, launched in 2017 based on a new platform with a brand new 1.4 liter K14C Boosterjet engine, reclaiming the title of the ...

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