The Abarth 695 Tributo Ferrari price starts at 29,600 GBP or the equivalent of 35,500 Euro and only 152 units will be sold in Britain.
The Fiat 500 Abarth Ferrari Tribute 695 is designed to develop powered by a 1.4 Turbo T-Jet 16v, more than 180 hp. This is an MTA (Manual Transmission Automatic) gearbox in combination with race shifter electro-inspired paddle fully exploit the engine performance by reducing the time difference.
The top speed of the RHD Abarth Fiat 500 Tributo Ferrari is rated at 140mph and the company says the limited edition model can accelerate from 0 to 62 mph in 7.0 seconds. The fuel economy of the new limited edition is rated at 43.3mpg on the combined cycle.
In addition to the equipment specifications of the Abarth 500, the Abarth 695 Tributo Ferrari adds an Abarth leather steering wheel, ‘Record Monza’ dual-mode exhaust, Abarth Corsa by Sabelt seats and 17-inch alloy wheels.
It has already attracted critical acclaim in both hard top and convertible form, and as a potentesseesse version. Now the Abarth 500 is arriving in even more exclusive style – as the Abarth 695 Tributo Ferrari.
Every Abarth reflects the high performance brand’s direct connection with competition, and the new 695 Tributo Ferrari takes these links to a new level, with stunning performance matched to perfect day-to-day usability.
This exclusive car – just 152 examples of the Abarth 695 Tributo Ferrari will be available in right hand drive form in Britain – is priced at Euros 35,500 (£29,600). On the outside the new car’s livery is inspired by Ferrari’s models, with carbon wing mirrors and Corsa Grey wheels and front air intakes.
Powered by a 1368cc turbocharged engine, producing over 180bhp at 5750rpm and 230Nm torque at 3300rpm, the 695 Tributo Ferrari can accelerate from 0-62mph in less than seven seconds and has a top speed of 140mph. However, the frugal engine can return 43.3mpg on the combined cycle.
The car features a comprehensive list of equipment which 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
Mounted behind the steering wheel are the paddles for the electro-hydraulic Abarth Competizione gearbox. 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.
The original Abarth 695 was introduced in the mid-1960s. The pinnacle of this series was a 38hp engine – though fine-tuning could raise this to over 50hp.
“Abarth and Ferrari are both iconic names in Italian automotive history,” says Ivan Gibson, head of Abarth in the UK. “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.”
The Abarth 695 Tributo Ferrari is available to special order only, through Abarth’s 19-strong UK dealer network.