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Limited Abarth 595 50th Anniversary Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Original

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The car is limited to 299 units

FiatFiatFiatItaly, 1899 > present159 models
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is adding a new special edition of the Abarth 595 that celebrates the 50th anniversary of the classic Abarth 595595Abarth 595Italy, 1963 > present1 photo
. The Abarth 595 50th Anniversary will be limited to 299 units in Europe only.

On September 15, 1963, Abarth presented the 595 at the Turin Motor Show. It took the basic Fiat 500500Fiat 500Italy, 1957 > present15 versions
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and added 100cc of displacement to boost power by about 10%. It also featured a tighter suspension and more aggressive body. Later, AbarthAbarthAbarthItaly, 1949 > present30 models
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stuffed a 1.0-liter engine into the car with about five times the power of a standard 500.

The new 50th anniversary edition starts as a standard Abarth 595595 CompetizioneAbarth 595 CompetizioneItaly, 2012 > present2 photos
with a 1.4-liter turbocharged engine with 180hp and Abarth Competizione gearbox. To offset the car, the car wears the handmade historic Abarth logo and Fiat Abarth 595 logo on the hood. All of the cars will come with three layers of matte white paint. Xenon headlights and a sunroof are standard.

The interior for all of the cars will come with red leather sport seats with white inserts and red stitching. The original Abarth logo is on the black leather steering wheel.

It gets 17in wheels with performance tires on 695 Magnesio Grey tires, Brembo 305mm floating brake discs, four-piston calipers and dual mode exhaust

Orders of the 595 50th Anniversary will begin on September 15, the 50th anniversary of the original car.

Abarth also has a new color called Record Grey for the 695 Maserati Edition695 Tributo MaseratiAbarth 695 Tributo MaseratiItaly, 2012 > present3 photos
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AbarthAbarth
500 (modern)500 (modern)
595 Turismo595 Turismo
Engine
Straight 4
Displacement
83 cu in
Top Speed
--
Transmission
Automatic
Maximum power
160 hp
Type
Hatchback
Fuel
Petrol
Fuel consumption (combined)
36.18 US MPG
price
$ 31.617
* based on Germany prices
annual ownership cost
$ 1.916

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