Launched: Fiat Abarth 595 Competizione in India at Rs. 29.85 lakh

Fiat Abarth 595 front-side

Fiat India has finally introduced its first Abarth model – the Abarth 595 Competizione – at Rs. 29.85 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The Fiat Abarth 595 Competizione, the performance-oriented Abarth 500, will be sold as a CBU (completely build up) unit in India. The Fiat Abarth 595 Competizione will take on the Mini Cooper S, BMW 1 Series and Mercedes-Benz A-Class. Just so you know, the company had showcased the Abarth 595 Competizione at the 2014 Delhi Auto Expo.

Fiat Abarth 595 Competizione Price – Rs. 29.85 lakh (Ex-showroom, Delhi)

Fiat Abarth 595 front top

The Fiat Abarth 595 Competizione looks sportier than the Abarth 500, thanks to its sporty kit. This performance hatch features Abarth scorpion badge instead of the regular Fiat logo, special 10-spoke, 17-inches alloy wheels with Pirelli PZero 205/40 tyres, HID headlights, a low front bumper with graphite insert, a sunroof, side body decals, ORVMs with graphite finish, sporty rear bumper, twin exhausts and a roof mounted spoiler. Fiat claims that the Abarth 595 Competizione’s aerodynamics and performance have been improved by reducing its height by 105mm.

Styling Elements
• Abarth scorpion badge
• Better aerodynamics
• Special 10-spoke, 17-inches alloy wheels
• Pirelli PZero 205/40 tyres
• HID headlights
• Low front bumper with graphite insert
• A sunroof
• Side body decals
• ORVMs with graphite finish
• Sporty rear bumper
• Twin exhausts
• Roof mounted spoiler

Fiat Abarth 595 alloy wheels

• Length – 3,657mm
• Width – 1,627mm
• Height – 1,485mm
• Wheelbase – 2, 300mm
• Kerb weight – 1,035kgs
• Boot capacity – 185-liters

From inside, the Abarth 595 Competizione looks as sporty and premium as the outside. The hatchback gets dashboard panel with glossy and matte finish options, leather upholstery with six color combination options and leather mats with aluminum inserts that add more to sporty appearance. The car also hosts a bunch of comfort and safety features such as a new digital rev counter and speedo, automatic climate control, electrochromatic rear-view mirror, six-speaker music system with Bluetooth connectivity, ABS, EBD, seven airbags, etc.

Fiat Abarth 595 interior

Key Features
• New digital rev counter and speedo
• Six-speaker music system with Bluetooth connectivity
• Automatic climate control
• Electrochromatic rear-view mirror
• Steering mounted controls
• Sports seats
• Dashboard panel with glossy and matte finish options
• Leather upholstery with six color combination options
• Leather mats with aluminum inserts

Fiat Abarth 595 seatsSafety Features

• Seven airbags (front airbags, front seat side airbags, a driver’s knee airbag and side curtain airbags)
• Anti-lock braking system (ABS)
• Electronic brake-force distribution (EBD)
• Electronic stability control (ESC)
• Electronic slip differential (ESD)
• Torque transfer control
• Perforated and ventilated front disc brakes with red calipers

Fiat Abarth 595 Competizione India Engine Specs
Power for the Fiat Abarth 595 Competizione comes from a 1.4-litre T-jet MultiAir turbocharged petrol engine that delivers a peak torque of 201Nm of peak torque at 2,750rpm in ‘Normal’ mode, and 230Nm while running in ‘Sports’ mode. It puts out a peak power of 158bhp at 5,500rpm. Transmission on offer is a 5-speed AMT (automated manual transmission) gearbox boasted with the manual override system. This transmission has close ratio that helps the car accelerate 0-100kmph in 7.4 seconds. It offers a top speed of 200kmph

Fiat Abarth 595 rear-side

Fiat Abarth 595 Competizione India Mileage
In terms of mileage, the Abarth 595 Competizione is a decent performer. It is claimed to return a fuel efficiency of 18.5kmpl (5.4L/100km) on the combined cycle with 155g/km CO2 emissions.

Engine Details
Engine Type – 1.4-litre T-jet MultiAir turbocharged petrol
Power – 158bhp at 5,500rpm
Torque – 201Nm at 2,750rpm (in Normal mode) and 230Nm (in Sports mode)
Mileage – 18.5kmpl (on the combined cycle)
Acceleration – 0-100kmph in 7.4 seconds
Top speed – 200kmph
Transmission – 5-speed AMT (automated manual transmission)
Drivetrain system – 2WD (two-wheel drive)

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