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Abarth Abarth 695 70° Anniversario on sale from $44,950

Limited to just 40 units, the Abarth 695 70° Anniversario celebrates the company's 70th anniversary with unique looks and equipment, priced from $44,950 plus on-road costs.

James Wong
James Wong
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Italy’s pint-sized hot hatch is celebrating a big birthday with a super limited edition.

The 2020 Abarth 695 70° Anniversario celebrates the company’s 70th anniversary – Abarth was founded in 1949 – with just 40 examples bound for Australia out of the global production run of 1949 units.

Based on the Abarth 595 Competizione, the 70° Anniversario edition boasts a range of specific features and appointments, headlined by the ‘Spoiler ad Assestto Variabile’, a manually-adjustable rear spoiler allowing for 12 different positions to “refine vehicle performance, achieve aerodynamic optimisation and improve stability at high speeds”.

Other highlights include:

  • Monza exhaust
  • Exclusive Monza 1958 green livery
  • Scorpion bonnet decals
  • 17-inch SuperSport alloy wheels
  • Bright red Brembo calipers
  • Exclusive Sabelt Tricolore seats
  • 70° Anniversario numbered interior badging
  • 70° Anniversario exterior badging
  • Limited Slip differential (Manual only)

Carryover equipment from the 595 Competizione includes a 7.0-inch Uconnect touchscreen with satellite navigation, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, automatic climate control, automatic xenon headlights, LED fog lights and rain-sensing wipers.

Power comes from the familiar 1.4-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine used throughout the Abarth line-up, developing 134kW and 250Nm (@3000rpm) in this specification. Abarth doesn’t quote a 0-100km/h time but does claim the 695 70° Anniversario will hit a top speed of 225km/h.

The Abarth 695 70° Anniversario will be available in five colours, including the exclusive Monza 1958 Green pictured here.

Both five-speed manual and five-speed ‘Dualogic’ automated manual transmissions will be offered, both priced from $44,950 plus on-road costs.

The Abarth 695 70° Anniversario is on sale now.

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James Wong
James Wong

James Wong is the Production Editor at CarExpert based in Melbourne, Australia. With experience on both media and manufacturer sides of the industry, James has a specialty for product knowledge which stems from a life-long obsession with cars. James is a Monash University journalism graduate, an avid tennis player, and the proud charity ambassador for Drive Against Depression – an organisation that supports mental wellness through the freedom of driving and the love of cars. He's also the proud father of Freddy, a 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI .

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