Although there is a brand new version of the Fiat 500, Abarth are staying true to their current range with the 595 however have just announced two new limited edition models.
Built in a production run of just 2,000 each, the Abarth 595 Scorpioneoro and Abarth 595 Monster Energy Yamaha have identical body shapes, however distinctive styling that is noticeably different between the two. Powering both models is a 1.4 litre T-Jet turbocharged four-cylinder gasoline engine rated at 165ps and 230Nm of torque.
The limited edition models come with a standard five-speed manual transmission while a robotised sequential transmission with shift paddles is optional. With the manual transmission, you can get from 0-62mph in 7.3 seconds.
Abarth 595 Monster Energy Yamaha
Showcasing the fun side of the Abarth brand, the 595 Monster Energy Yamaha celebrates the partnership between the two brands that started in 2015. The blue and black exterior and interior recall the colours of the UZR-M1 Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP racer, while the ‘Monster claw’ on the bonnet is a tribute to the new collaboration with the renowned energy drink.
Available in all black on request, the 595 Monster Energy Yamaha also features “tar cold gray” finishes on the door handles, mirror caps, front splitter and rear diffuser.
Inside the cabin, there are new sports seats with blue finishes and the “Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP” logo on the head restraints, as well as a flat-bottom steering wheel with 12 ‘o clock stripe.
Standard features include a 7-inch HD Uconnect infotainment system with a dedicated splash screen, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration, and built-in Abarth Telemetry system.
Abarth 595 Scorpioneoro
The Scorpioneoro is all about heritage, taking inspiration from the exclusive 1979 A112 Abarth “Gold Ring”, otherwise and more popularly known as A112 Abarth “Targa Oro”. Just like the classic model, this new Scorpioneoro combines a black exterior with decorative gold lining and glossy gold-painted alloys.
Exterior highlights include a gold scorpion on the bonnet, matte black chessboard roof, as well as “tar cold gray” finish on the door handles, mirror caps, front splitter and rear diffuser. If you don’t fancy black, you can also opt for Podium Blue, Racing White and Record Gray.
Inside the cabin features “Scorpionflage” sports seats with black leather upholstery and back seat in technical material. The front seats have “Abarth” and “Scorpioneoro” on the head restraints, and a Scorpion Black dashboard with matte black details, gold plate on the central tunnel and personalised floor mats work to make this sporty but luxury.
A 7-inch HD Uconnect infotainment system is standard, as well as a 480-watt 8-speaker BeatsAudio system. Finally, the car comes complete with a limited edition Breil chronograph watch which includes an incision of the golden Scorpion logo,
Inside, the limited-run Abarth 595 features “Scorpionflage” sports seats with black leather upholstery and back seat in technical material, embroidered Italian flag, “Abarth” and “Scorpioneoro” on the front seat head restraints, Scorpion Black dashboard with matte black details, gold plate on the central tunnel, and personalised floor mats.
As with the 595 Monster Energy Yamaha, the 7-inch HD Uconnect infotainment system is standard, as is the 480-watt, 8-speaker BeatsAudio system. Finally, the car comes complete with a limited-edition Breil chronograph watch which includes an incision of the golden Scorpion logo.