Italian carmaker Abarth has given a preview of the latest version of its 695
Competizione three-door hot hatch due here next month.

Abarth is the performance arm of the giant Fiat company and the 695 is based on
the iconic and long-established Fiat 500.

Competizione is the only 695 variant on offer and is available with both manual and
automatic transmissions.

It comes with 132 kW of power with a characteristic Abarth roar through a new
vertically-stacked Record Monza exhaust tip.

The upcoming model comes with an all-new Racing Orange exterior colour that
match the Abarth Scorpion badge.

Eight other colours are available: Gara White, Racing Red, Record Grey, Scorpione
Black, Gara White with Scorpione Black Roof, Racing Red with Scorpione Black
Roof, Racing Orange with Scorpione Black Roof and Record Grey with Scorpione
Black Roof.

The MY23 Competizione features 17-inch Montecarlo alloy wheels, yellow Brembo
brake calipers, front and rear KONI suspension, hidden antenna, privacy glass
rear 695 and Competizione badges and new for this model, an Abarth dual mode
vertical stacked Record Monza exhaust.

Inside, there’s Abarth black fabric seats with a check design, wrapped Alcantara
steering wheel with carbon fibre look details and a new matte black dashboard.

Infotainment features are displayed on a 7-inch TFT instrument cluster and include
DAB+ digital radio, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto streaming.

Abarth 695 will be available at Abarth dealerships in November and priced from
$37,900 excluding on-road charges. For more information go to or visit your
nearest Abarth dealership.

About Alistair Kennedy

Alistair Kennedy is Automotive News Service and Marque Publishing's business manager and the company's jack-of-all-trades. An accountant by profession, he designs the Marque range of motoring book titles, operates the company's motoring bookshop on the NSW Central Coast and the associated web site, as well as its huge digital and hard copy database. Whenever we can escape from the office he does so to cover new vehicle releases and contributes news stories. Alistair's other interests include cricket and family history on which he has written three books.
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