abarth 695 rivale pays tribute to riva yacht's 175 year anniversary

abarth 695 rivale pays tribute to riva yacht's 175 year anniversary

the abarth ‘695 rivale’ embodies the exceptional power delivered in one of their race cars, and the elegance and uniqueness of a riva motorboat. described ‘as the most sophisticated abarth ever’, the car design celebrates riva’s 175 year anniversary and combines the two brand’s excellence in technology, craftsmanship, heritage, design and performance aspiration. available in a limited series in sedan and cabriolet versions, or as an ultra-limited production ‘175 anniversary’ edition, it is modelled on a modified fiat ‘500’.

all images courtesy of fiat chrysler automobiles



synonymous of italian elegance and style, the abarth ‘695 rivale’ has an exclusive livery of two-tone riva sera blue and shark grey paintwork, adorned with an aquamarine double blue stripe that runs at waistline height from front to back. sourcing influence from the new riva yachts, the car features satin chrome finishes on the door handles and the ‘695 rivale’ name on the tailgate and rear bumpers. further design details in the interior exemplifies the grandeur of the relatively small automobile. carbon fiber kick plates, blue leather seats and door panels, black mats with blue inserts and the carbon fiber or mahogany dashboard are available for the client to choose.



paired with this charm, the abarth ‘695 rivale’ delivers a performance typical of the racing car maker. under its bonnet, the vehicle packs an engine that produces 180 hp and 250 Nm of torque. with a power-toweight ratio of 5.8 kg/hp with a mass of 1045 kg, it can accelerate from 0 to 62.1 mph (100 km/h) in 6.7 seconds and to a top speed of 139.8 mph (225 km/h).












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