The modelRead full review
The Abarth 595 is undoubtedly stylish and mightily fast in a straight line, but it’s not the best handling hot hatch and the poor driving position is a big minus when you compare it with the VW Up! GTi. What’s more, plenty of small hot hatches are available for around the same price that are better to drive.
The trimSee full equipment
Turismo models get more power than the standard car, better rear dampers, upgraded brakes, different wheels, rear parking sensors, climate control, leather seats and tinted rear windows. It’s well worth considering if you want more pace and luxury.
The engineSee full engine specs
Above the 595 sits the Turismo model, which produces 163bhp and 170lb ft. We have yet to try this engine, but we suspect it should be usefully more rapid than the standard car.
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