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Abarth 695 Maserati edition UK prices
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Fiat has releases the pricing for the 500 Abarth 695 Maserati Edition in the UK. Production will be limited to 499 units with prices starts at £32,000. First deliveries are expected to begin towards the end of this year.
The new special edition models mates a 1.4-litre turbocharged petrol engine 180-ponies to an Abarth Competizione automated five-speed transmission with steering wheel controls, while other performance improvements come in the form of larger Brembo brakes, Koni shock absorbers and a variable back-pressure ‘dual mode’ exhaust.
All the technical work was carried out by Abarth, including an electrically-operated manual Abarth Competizione gearbox (one of the biggest costs), a set of upgraded Brembo brake calipers with 305mm discs, new Koni dampers and intriguing ‘variable back-pressure’ exhaust system – which ‘improves engine performance and delivers an inspiring sound above 3000 rpm.’
The exterior gets a special three-layer Pontevecchio Bordeaux livery and is well matched to the 17-inch Maserati-inspired Neptune design alloy wheels. Each model receives special Abarth 695 Maserati Edition graphics and serial number plates ranging from 1 to 499.
On the inside, the production model will be just like the one we saw at Geneva, sporting sand beige Poltrana Frau later with ’695′ stitched onto the headrests. Accents include matte-carbon on the dash and seat trim, a black leather steering wheel and a Jaeger LeCoultre-produced clock on the instrument panel.

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The new limited edition Abarth 695 Maserati Edition will cost £32,000 (OTR) when it goes on sale in the UK at the end of this year, the high performance brand has just announced. A set of stunning Tramontano leather luggage is among the exclusive convertible’s long list of standard equipment.
Just 499 of the 180bhp 1.4-litre turbocharged superminis will be produced. It follows the hugely successful Abarth 695 Tributo Ferrari project of three years ago – but this time the collaboration with a sporting legend has resulted in a limited edition epitomising the elegance and comfort of a Gran Turismo with the handling of a car fit to take on the road every day.
The Abarth 695 Maserati Edition (Edizione Maserati) features exclusive style details and special technical features developed by Abarth engineers for Maserati. The 1.4 Turbo T-Jet 16v engine is linked to an electrically-operated manual Abarth Competizione gearbox with steering wheel controls, while performance tyres on 17-inch Maserati-inspired Neptune design alloy wheels also improve acceleration.
The chassis has also been engineered to cope with the extra power. Front brakes featureBrembomonobloc callipers with floating 305mm discs while special Koni shock absorbers guarantee high performance in complete safety. A variable back-pressure ‘dual mode’ exhaust improves engine performance and delivers an inspiring sound above 3,000 rpm.
The car is finished in Pontevecchio Bordeaux – a colour from Maserati which is achieved with special three-layer paintwork to reflect light and accentuate its shine. The same paintwork is added to the door mirrors while the electrically controlled soft top is made of grey fabric.
Inside, the seats are upholstered in sand beige leather, with a 695 logo embossed on the headrests. The dashboard and gearbox trim are distinguished by a special matt-finish carbon lining, further enhanced with the 695 logo, while the door panels and rear panels undergo a special UV-LUX treatment, to give an elegant grey ‘flocking’ effect.
The black leather steering wheel is characterised by beige leather inserts and tricolour hub and houses the steering wheel gearbox controls, while the instrument panel has been specifically produced by the Jaeger brand. Other details include the aluminium pedal unit and sill plates, the carbon fibre kick plate with customised Abarth 695 Maserati Edition graphics, and a plate with the car’s series number from 1 to 499.
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS – ABARTH 695 MASERATI EDITION
 
ENGINE  4 cylinder in line, 4 valves per cylinder, 1368cc
Power: 180bhp (132 kW) at 5500rpm
Maximum torque 250 Nm in sport mode at 3000rpm
Supercharged with Garrett 1446 turbo 


TRANSMISSIONAbarth Competizione gearbox with 5 speeds, C510 gearbox family with gear paddles on the steering wheel


SUSPENSIONFront Abarth Koni shock absorbers with FSD valves
Rear Abarth Koni shock absorbers with FSD valves
Lowered ride


STEERINGElectric power steering with sport mode


BRAKES Floating, perforated and self-ventilating front discs ø 305mm × 28mm
Ventilated rear discs ø 264mm × 22mm
TTC - Torque Transfer Control


WHEELS  Neptune Design 7×17" alloy wheels Tyres: 205/40 R17"


EMISSIONSEuro 5 EEC-F5 Standard


CO2 EMISSIONS151 g/km


FUEL CONSUMPTION Urban consumption (mpg): 33.6
Combined consumption (mpg): 43.4
Extra-urban consumption (mpg): 52.3


PERFORMANCEMax speed >140mph.
Acceleration 0–62mph: <7 secs.

STANDARD EQUIPMENT
  • Special ‘Pontevecchio Bordeaux’ paint from Maserati
  • Xenon headlights
  • Titanium Grey soft top
  • Automatic climate control
  • Leather steering wheel with radio controls
  • Blue&Me TomTom satnav
  • Beige leather seats
  • Dashboard, fascia and gearbox trim in matt carbon
  • Door panels, console and tunnel in ‘Flocked’ UV-Lux
  • Dual mode exhaust with Maserati-inspired design
  • JBL hi-fi system
  • Bag set by Tramontano

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