Abarth 695 Tributo Ferrari for the UK
Abarth 695 Tributo Ferrari is a limited edition, which will be produced in just 152 units. However, there will be a right hand drive version specially created for Britain. The small car is priced at £29 600 (EU 35 500). It features carbon wing mirrors, Corsa Grey wheels and front air intakes.
The small rocket is powered by 1.4 liter turbocharged petrol engine delivering 180bhp at 5500rpm and 250Nm of torque at 3000rpm. The acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h is in 7 seconds and the top speed is limited to 140mph. Furthermore, the "puny" engine returns 43.3mpg on combined cycle.
The Abarth Competizione gearbox shifts trough paddles mounted behind the steering wheel. There are two modes of the transmission – manual and auto. Pressing the Sport button on the dashboard activates a more racy setting for the gearbox, engine control unit and steering for an even more responsive drive.
Ivan Gibson, head of Abarth in the UK comments: "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.", he added.
The standard equipment of Abarth 695 Tributo Ferrari includes:
- five airbags
- electronic stability programme (ESP)
- torque transfer control (TTC)
- Sport button
- power steering
- automatic climate control
- Xenon headlights
- Blue&Me hands-free infotainment
- Abarth leather steering wheel
- ‘Record Monza' dual-mode exhaust
- Abarth Corsa by Sabelt seats
- 17-inch alloy wheels