A juiced-up Fiat 500, you say? Oh, it’s so much more.
It doesn’t take you long to understand why the Abarth brand has developed such a loyal and committed fanbase. This is a hot hatch that means business.
There are only a handful of obvious rivals for the Abarth 595 Turismo because it is so heavily based upon the famous Fiat 500. In terms of size, it's pitted against the Volkswagen up! GTI, while impressive performances figures also see it compete with select Ford Fiesta ST models and the MINI Cooper S.
In this latest Carparison review, we’re driving the 165hp Abarth 595 Turismo to find out what all the fuss is about.