The Abarth 595 is startlingly quick and wonderfully stylish, but there are rivals that are both cheaper and better to driveread the full model review
Even the entry-level 595 is reasonably well equipped, coming with 16in alloy wheels, air-con, a DAB radio, Bluetooth and a multi-function steering wheel as standard.
Engine:1.4 T-Jet 145
The entry-level 595 uses a turbocharged 1.4-litre T-Jet engine that produces a lukewarm 143bhp and 152lb ft of torque. Consequently, don’t expect hot hatch levels of performance.