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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Abarth Grande Punto Essesse

Artur Widawski –
Abarth Grande Punto EsseEsse

Owner: Artur Widawski Car: Abarth Grande Punto EsseEsse Instagram: @white_abarth_esseesse Facebook Fanpage: whiteabarthesseesse City: Tarnów Country: Poland I've always owned Italian cars, and currently I own this Abarth. I have had it for over a year now and I'm not planning on selling it because it offers me driving pleasure, the same as on the day I bought it. Below you can find the main specifications of the car and my plans for modifications.Specification:1.4 T-jet engine ...

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Abarth 695 Rivale coming to Australia

Abarth Australia announced that a limited number of 35 vehicles of the 695 Rivale Special Edition will be available for Australian customers in both hatch and convertible versions from early 2019.The Abarth 695 Rivale is inspired by the Italian yatchbuilder Riva, featuring a two tone exterior finish of Riva Blue and Tributo Ferrari Grey, satin chrome details, xenon headlights, Rivale badges and 17” Super Sport Grey Alloy Wheels.Under the bonnet, ...

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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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Dan Octane –
Abarth 695 Biposto Record

Owner: Dan Octane Car: Abarth 695 Biposto Record Instagram: @highoctanedan City: London Country: United KingdomMods: None! I've been tempted to have a remap to increase the power from 190hp to 225hp but wanted to keep it stock since it has been specially refined for the track and only 133 were made worldwide.Bit of info about the car:- Weighs 997kg - Mechanical self locking differential - 0-100kmh in 5.9 secs - Brembo 4 pot brakes - Akrapovic exhaust system - 18" ...

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