Fiat Abarth 695 Tributo Maserati gets Italian supercar touch

At the 2012 Geneva Motor Show next month, Fiat Abarth will hit the show with yet another special-edition model of the 500. The company first teamed up with Fiat Group’s Ferrari brand with the Abarth 695 Tributo Ferrari.

This time, Fiat is joining forces with Maserati for the the Abarth 695 Tributo Maserati. Offered exclusively in convertible form (Fiat 500C), the Fiat Abarth 695 Tributo Maserati is inspired by Maserati’s GranTurismo model with Abarth applying some elements of the sports car to the compact hatchback.

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On the outside, the Fiat Abarth 695 Tributo Maserati is colored in a special-edition paint called Pontevecchio Bordeaux by Maserati. It also gets 17-inch wheels, performance tires, hexagonal exhaust and some chrome touches. Inside, the customization continues with upgraded sports seats in sand beige Poltrona Frau leather while the dashboard is trimmed in a matte-finish.

Power for the Fiat 500 Abarth 695 Tributo Maserati comes from a 1.4 liter Turbo T-Jet 16v gasoline engine making 180-hp – the engine is then mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. Stopping power comes from a Brembo braking system.

– By: Omar Rana