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FCA Introduces the Abarth Brand in India- Launches the Stylish and Powerful Abarth 595 Competizione for the Indian Market

– A perfect combination of performance, style, heritage and craftsmanship

– Abarth 595 Competizione will be priced at Rs. 29.85 lakhs, ex showroom New Delhi

 

SYNOPSIS:

  • The much awaited FIAT Abarth 595 Competizione makes its Indian debut in New Delhi, priced at Rs. 29.85 lakhs (ex-showroom, New Delhi). The car will make its way to the Indian shores through the CBU route

  • The 595 Competizione is a sports performance Coupe with a powerful 1.4 Lt T-Jet engine producing 160 PS of power and generating 230 Nm of torque@ 2750 – 3000 RPM

  • This uniquely positioned Coupe comes with best-in-class features such as:

 

  • Sports Mode

 

– TTC (Torque Transfer Control)

– AMT Transmission

– Koni FSD (Frequency selective damping)suspension

  • Available in four eclectic colors – Iridato White, Scorpione Black, Cordolo Red and Campovolo Grey

  • FCA India also showcased the Punto Abarth which will have a 1.4 litre four-cylinder turbocharged T-Jet engine, making it the hottest hatchback made in India. It is expected to hit the Indian roads soon

  • The bookings for 595 Competizione has begun at FIAT dealerships in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai and Bangalore since July 25

 

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles India today unveiled its much awaited iconic Italian brand, FIAT Abarth 595 Competizione, at the Buddh International Circuit in New Delhi. The iconic Abarth 595 Competizione is designed to get your pulses racing and hearts pounding and will undoubtedly be a new trendsetter amongst car enthusiasts in India.

 

FCA India also showcased the all new Punto Abarth which has a 1.4 litre four-cylinder turbocharged T-Jet engine, making it the hottest hatch in the country.

 

Speaking on the launch, Kevin Flynn, President and Managing Director, FCA India Automobiles Pvt. Ltd. said, “We are extremely pleased to introduce the iconic Italian brand – Abarth from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ stable to our customers in India. The flagship model Abarth 595 Competizione, a sports performance coupe, is renowned world over for its sheer performance, iconic style and rich heritage. With this launch, we are hoping to bring this same legacy to our Indian customers and are confident that Abarth would provide a superior driving experience.”

 

He further added, “Additionally we will also bring in another performance oriented hatchback in the Abarth range by introducing India’s first hot hatch Punto Abarth which is locally made. India is a strategic market for us and this is an integral part of our commitment to widen our portfolio and to provide greater value not only to our customers but other stakeholders as well.”

 

Inspirational and classy exteriors

The 595 Competizione is a 3-door hatchback powered with a 1.4 L T-Jet engine producing 160 PS of power, taking the car from 0-100 in just 7.6 seconds which makes it furiously fast and fun to drive. The maximum torque generated is 230 Nm@2750 – 3000 RPM with the top speed estimated to be around 210 kmph. Low ground clearance provides good traction and control for manoeuvring at high speeds with confident driving. The 595 Competizione features large 17 inch alloy wheels to ensure it remains gripped to the road and cut corners with ease.

 

The exterior designing is inspired from the Fiat 500 Cinquecento. The exterior body is made up of steel and it is a forward wheel drive car. The Abarth 595 Competizione comes with the well acclaimed perforated and ventilated brake discs which considerably improves the car’s reactivity while stopping. The advanced aerodynamics provided makes driving the 595 Competizione more easy and interesting. Additionally, on the features list, the Abarth 595 Competizione is provided with a world class infotainment system, Xenon headlamps, rear parking sensors and Monza exhaust systems taking the overall excitement to another level altogether.

 

Plush Interiors

The interiors of the car is refreshingly different with a mix of the retro and the modern. The colour scheme used in the interiors is unique ensuring attention at first sight. The steering wheel is small, leather wrapped with multifunction buttons cladded on it making it practical and user friendly. The bright round dials behind the steering favours sportiness and aggressiveness without compromise. The 595 launched in India comprises AMT transmission with paddle shifts mounted on the steering wheel. It features well contoured hand stitched leather seats, promising comfort and agility at high speeds. Equipped with two driving modes, normal and sport, the car delivers an enhanced driving experience.

 

Technology that woos

The Abarth 595 Competizione comes with technological advancements that not only makes driving the 595 thrilling but also gives a feeling of safety. It also comprises of features that make driving this cute car a lot more enjoyable. Looking at the Abarth gives a feeling of chutzpah and makes the car stand out. To summarize, the best of technology in the Abarth 595 Competizione includes:

  • Electric Sunroof

  • TTC (Torque Transfer Control)

  • TFT instrument cluster

  • Blue & Me handsfree system with USB port

  • Front suspension with FSD valve

  • Koni FSD rear suspension                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

Where to find it?

The Abarth 595 Competizione will be available in four colours – Iridato White, Scorpione Black, Cordolo Red and Campovolo Grey. The company in its inaugural year will be introducing the 595 Competizione through the CBU route and will be available at select

 

FIAT dealers in five Indian cities namely New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai and Bengaluru.

 

Cities

Dealers

New Delhi

Kashyap FIAT, Plot No: 46, Okhla Industrial Estate, Phase |||, New Delhi 110020

Mumbai

WORK IN PROGRESS. TO BE ANNOUNCED. Call to know more: 1800 209 5556

Kolkata

Austin FIAT, 19, Jawahar Lal Nehru Road,Kolkata-700087 Kolkata

Chennai

RDC Chennai, No: 41, Cit Nagar, 1st Main Road, Nandanam, Chennai -600035

Bengaluru

KHT FIAT, 92/93, Garden City Plaza, Amar Jyoti, Bangalore, Karnataka -560037


Clean exterior styling, Italian chic interior, dynamic performance, advanced technologies, state-of-the-art safety and security features labels the new Abarth 595 Competizione as the wicked and the fastest hatch.

 

The sheer power and speed is quite an upgrade from its predecessor, the FIAT 500 Cinquecento. The Abarth 595 Competizione is a perfect blend of prodigious power, superb handling and fuel efficiency, all wrapped up with the inherent sporting character of a marque with racing in its soul.

 

Note to the Editors:

With over 65 years on from its origins Carlo Abarth’s vision to take modest everyday cars and achieve levels of performance that simply defied belief through the application of design and engineering excellence is more alive than ever. Through the combination of a legacy, engineering prowess, advanced modern design and the latest technology one is able to benefit from the perfect blend of prodigious power, superb handling and fuel efficiency, all wrapped up with the inherent sporting character of a marque with racing in its soul. Abarth has an astonishing legacy of 10 world records, 133 international records and over 10,000 track victories

 

About Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) designs, engineers, manufactures, distributes and sells vehicles under the Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Fiat Professional, Jeep, Lancia, Ram, SRT brands as well as luxury cars under the Ferrari and Maserati brands.

 

FCA also operates in the components sector, through Magneti Marelli and Teksid, and in the production systems sector, through Comau and in after-sales services and products under the Mopar brand name. In addition, the Group provides retail and dealer finance, leasing and rental services in support of the car business through subsidiaries, joint ventures and commercial agreements with specialized financing services providers.

 

FCA is an international auto group engaged in industrial activities in the automotive sector through companies located in 40 countries and has commercial relationships with customers in approximately 150 countries.

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