Abarth 70th Anniversary, the Italian scorpion turns 70 in 2019
The last 2018 exercise has supposed a real success for Abarth . The Italian firm, dedicated to preparing some models of Fiat, has marketed on the European continent more than ever. Specifically their deliveries have grown, compared to 2017, a 36.5 percent , representing 23,500 units. However, 2019 will be even more important, as it is the year in which the 70th anniversary of the firm's foundation is fulfilled.
It was, in the already distant year > 1949 when Carlo Abarth started creating a school by manufacturing racing cars. Subsequently, in 1971, he would sell his creation to Fiat Group, staying as director. For this reason, the now FCA Group has decided to create the special edition 70th Anniversary to commemorate this onomastics. Thus, the 595 and 124 Spider look sportier and more radical than ever. Congratulations scorpion.
Exclusive details in the 70th Anniversary special edition
The special version Abarth 70th Anniversary reinforces the sports image of the Italian house. For this, it includes some details that take it away from the rest of the preparations that the models of the brand look like. Among the most important are the logo "70th anniversary" and an improvement of the endowment series. In addition, they include new shades for the body as well as new trim and interior materials.
Abarth 124 Spider 70th Anniversary
The Abarth 124 Spider 70th Anniversary is the most exclusive of the range and is offered in the "Spider" and "GT" versions. It is animated by the well-known multi-turbocharged 1.4 MultiAir gasoline block with 170 hp and 250 Nm of maximum torque. The main novelties of the 70th anniversary edition include access and hands-free start , leather upholstery or Record Monza escape . The alloy wheels are exclusively designed to match the tone of the body and the "70th anniversary" logo.
Abarth 595 70th Anniversary
The Abarth 595 70th Anniversary unfolds in three versions. On the one hand there is the 595 , the 595 Turismo and the 595 Competizione . All are animated by the turbocharged 1.4 MultiAir gasoline block, but the power is staggered by 140, 165 and 180 HP. Even so, the recipe is simple: increase the endowment and improve performance. In this way, they include elements such as UConnect HD infotainment system with a 7-inch touch screen and connectivity with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
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