Abarth 695 "Tributo Ferrari" Official Photo Gallery

As we told you, Fiat will come with an exclusive model at the Frankfurt Auto Show resulted from the collaboration of Abarth and Ferrari. The so-called Abarth 695 "Tributo Ferrari" is boasting several unique features, no matter if we're talking about engine upgrades, interior or exterior enhancements. The first thing you'll notice when looking at the car is the striking red color codenamed Scuderia Red, seen on many Ferrari models out there. The exterior has also been customized with 17-inch alloy wheels with dark finish and Ferrari inspired design, carbon fiber door mirrors and racing stripes, wheels and rear air intakes painted in Racing Grey. Xenon headlights with dipped and main beam functions are also available. As for the interiors, the car is offered with bucket sport seats finished in black leather and with a seat base made of carbon fiber. The steering wheel is covered by black leather with red leather inserts. Under the hood, you'll find a 1.4-liter turbocharged T-Jet 16V engine that develops 180 horsepower, thanks to a number of modifications especially applied by the manufacturers. The four-cylinder powerplant is connected to Fiat's MTA (Manual Transmission Automated) electromechanical gearbox that also features race-inspired paddle gearshifts. "These seats offer a perfect blend of racing characteristics – light weight (10 kg less than the standard seat) and the ability hold the body steady against lateral and longitudinal forces, thanks to body support elements filled with crush-resistant foam – with the ergonomics and comfort of road seats," Fiat said in a release. autoevolution will be attending the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show, so stay tuned for some real up close and personal shots of these vehicles, as well as for first-hand details of the motorized contraptions.
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