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Fiat to launch the Abarth 595 Competizione in India on August 4

Team OD  /
04 Aug 2015 12:50:05 IST

With the popularity of hot hatches like the Mini Cooper slowly growing in India, Fiat will enter the playing field on August 4, 2015 with its Abarth 595 Competizione. This hot hatch is essentially a Fiat 500 that packs a lot more punch than its sibling (we've driven the 595 Competizione - click here to see our review). Under the cute-looking exterior lies a lethal 1.4-litre turbocharged T-Jet petrol motor that churns out 160PS of power and 230Nm torque, coupled with a 5-speed AMT.

abarth 595 front

The 595 will sport Abarth branding on the exterior and on the inside as well, 17 inch alloy wheels wrapped in Pirelli P Zero tyres, a sporty new front bumper and a rear spoiler along with all the other regular creature comforts inside the car of course. The gear lever has been swapped for four buttons that will be used to select the gear mode along with paddle shifters. The car will have two driving modes to choose from – Normal and Sport.

abarth 595 rear

The 595 will be sold as a CBU in India, but Fiat plans on launching the Abarth Punto Evo and Abarth Avventura which should be manufactured at the Ranjangaon plant here in India. As always, the pricing of the Abarth 595 will likely determine how well this game plan works out for Fiat, especially with tough competition from Mini.

We've driven the Abarth 595 Competizione:

Abarth 595 Competizione first drive review

Abarth Driving Experience in Japan

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Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 29.85 Lakhs
Displacement
1368cc
Transmission
Automatic
Max Power(ps)
160
Max Torque(Nm)
230
Mileage
15.5 Kmpl
Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 34.9 Lakhs
Displacement
1998cc
Transmission
Automatic
Max Power(ps)
192
Max Torque(Nm)
280
Mileage
14.59 Kmpl

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