The Fiat 500 received last summer restyling. Even as he passed by our section of testing the Fiat 500 TwinAir 105 CV. Now the washing of the face of the utilitarian Italian comes to the brand Abarth, which markets the sport versions of the utility. Just presented the Abarth 595 2016, the first of the Abarth in adopting the aesthetic changes that the 500 premiered in 2015.
The Abarth 595 offers a very wide range, since in addition to the body closed and cabrio, offered in versions 595, 595 Turismo and 595 Competizione, each of which is more sporty. In addition to aesthetic changes inside and out, there are also new mechanics, such as increased engine power, and new multimedia equipment with many possibilities.
The aesthetic changes affect the front bumper, with a completely new design that includes air intakes is larger than to improve the cooling capacity by up to 18%, as well as new optical groups, directly inherited from the Fiat 500 conventional. The rear bumper and the drivers also suffer changes to modernize the look of the Abarth 595. The moldings of the bumper are a different colour in function of the versions, as well, in the 595 are matte black, in the 595 Turismo color of the body and the 595 Competizione grey.
alloy wheels Granturismo 17″ are 7% lighter and improve in 50% the ventilation of the brakes. There are also new details in satin chrome for the Abarth 595 and 595 Turismo, housings different in each version and some stickers side Abarth in the case of the Competizione. For the body there are 15 different colours.
On the inside the changes affect the new upholstery for the whole range. In the 595 is fabric, while in the 595 Turismo is made of leather, with three colors available. Seats Sabelt sports are standard on the 595 Competizione. Abarth also features a new sports steering wheel, which for the models Competizione has materials such as carbon fiber and Alcantara. The iron middle of the dashboard is body color on the 595, matte gray in the 595 Turismo and grey in the 595 Competizione, although the higher-end you can carry it in carbon fiber as optional.
In the passenger compartment will apply the improvements to the Fiat 500. In the photo, 500 TwinAir Lounge.
in Addition to changes in design their own Fiat 500, the new multimedia system Uconnect 5″ touch-screen is also new. You can have DAB radio and browser. Optionally there is a Uconnect system with 7″touch screen, that you can add features like Android Auto or Apple Car Play. The Abarth 595 also premiered as optional team of sound signed by Beats with 480 W amplifier and digital eight-channel.
More power for the 1.4 T-jet
Without a doubt, the novelty of the Abarth 595 2016 that more will appreciate the enthusiasts of the model is the increase of engine power 1.4 T-jet, 5 HP. So, the versions 595 delivered 145 HP, while the 595 Tourism to raise the bid up to 165 HP with a new turbo-Garrett, The Abarth 595 Competizione maintained its power in the 180 horses and are the most sporting of the range and can complete the 0-100 km/h in 6.7 seconds and setting up a powerful team of Brembo brakes with calipers fixed four-piston callipers, sports seats Sabelt, and an exhaust Record Monza.
Any of the three engines that make up the range of the Abarth 595 is associated in series to the manual gearbox five relationships, although you can optionally equip the change robot with cams on the steering wheel. The 595 Competizione manual, in addition, can opt for the front differential limited slip, which is included in the new Performance Pack which comes with alloy wheels of 17″ Supersport seats, Sabelt leather and Alcantara with a shell of carbon fiber and other aesthetic details.
All versions feature a button Sport with which the car offers all of its performance and calibration different from the electric power steering. As a novelty, the 595 Competizione installed adaptive shock absorbers in the two axes, whereas up to now only riding on the rear axle, just like the Tourism.
Source – Abarth