50 years separates the first and latest 595 Abarth models
Just 49 Abarth 695 Maserati Edition models will be built, celebrating the original car's launch in 1949
The new version of the car is finished in a new shade of grey paint
The 50th Anniversary 595 will go on sale exactly 50 years after the original
Power comes from a 180bhp version of Fiat's 1.4-litre T-Jet engine
The engine is mated to an automated manual gearbox
595 badging is a nod to the past
The Maserati Edition was previously offered in a plum red
Just 49 versions will be built
695 badging features on the rear wings
Both models feature plush interior trim
The Abarth 695 AC features livery designed by Abarth's Facebook users
Special edition versions of the range-topping 500 Abarth is being shown in two trims. The first celebrates 50 years since the original Abarth 595 went on sale. The 50th Anniversary model is limited to 299 units and features retro-styled badging. Fiat says the model will be available to order on 15 September, exactly 50 years after the presentation of the first 595.
The second limited run model is a version of the Abarth 695 Maserati Edition finished in 'Record Grey' paint. Just 49 will be built, celebrating the founding of the Abarth brand in 1949.
Both models feature a 180bhp version of Fiat’s 1.4-litre T-Jet engine and are mated to the Abarth Competizione automatic manual gearbox.