Abarth 695 Competizione in Chippenham Wiltshire
The Abarth 695 Competizione is substantially upgraded with a mechanical self-locking differential to pull you through corners, an Active Record Monza Exhaust with rotated tips and Fabric Abarth Racing Seats by Sabelt with carbon fibre. The Koni suspension is configured to absorb bumps and corner flat, while the 1.4 T-jet engine kicks out 180hp and 250Nm of torque with a 0-62mph time of 6.7 seconds with the manual gearbox. If ultimate performance is your goal, the Competizione is for you. Additional special features include Brembo brake callipers, 17” Montecarlo alloy wheels and the Cool Pack with tinted windows and a Scorpion antenna. Standard kit includes the Tech Pack with automatic climate control and a 7” touchscreen with navigation, a 7” TFT driver’s display, rear parking sensors and Apple CarPlay/Android Auto. The mechanical self-locking differential is unique to the Competizione, reducing understeer and power loss.
The 695 Competizione stands out with a rotated quad-tip exhaust, 17” Montecarlo alloys, Sabelt seats with carbon fibre trim and Competizione badges. It looks the part and backs up its sporty good looks with epic performance.
The 1.4 T-jet engine is ferocious, kicking out 180hp/250Nm and offered with a manual or sequential gearbox to suit your driving style. The Record Monza Sovrapposto exhaust barks, rasps and howls to announce your arrival.
The 185 litre boot is perfect for shopping trips, and you can split-fold the rear seats 50-50, expanding the boot capacity to 550 litres. It might be small, but the Abarth 695 feels bigger on the inside and works great as a daily driver.
Living with it
With rear parking sensors, automatic climate control, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto and navigation, the 695 Competizione covers every base. It’s surprisingly efficient too, returning up to 40.9mpg combined with a manual gearbox.