Fiat unveils exclusive Abarth 695

Fiat is bringing a super-exclusive Ferrari-inspired Abarth version of its Fiat 500 supermini to the UK.

The carmaker will sell only 152 examples of the Fiat 500 Abarth 695 Tributo Ferrari, each with a price tag of £29,600.

Styling features such as carbon wing mirrors, Corsa Grey wheels and front air intakes on the limited-edition car reflect its Ferrari influence.

The 695 Tributo Ferrari uses a 1368cc turbocharged engine delivering 180bhp. It can go from 0-62mph in seven seconds and has a top speed of 140mph.

Additional features include Abarth Competizione gearbox with manual and automatic modes and a dash-mounted sport button that activates performance settings for the gearbox, engine control unit and steering.

Ivan Gibson, head of Abarth in the UK, said: "Abarth and Ferrari are both iconic names in Italian automotive history.

"Their passion and dedication helped to create a reputation for sporting excellence in Italian cars around the world, and this new Abarth 695 Tributo Ferrari upholds that tradition with some style."

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