Abarth presents the special series 695 Rivale, conceived in partnership with nautical brand Riva who has always been synonymous with Italian elegance and style. The Rivale will be available in both sedan and cabriolet forms with a limited production run. Sporting a special two-tone livery of Sera Blue and Shark Grey paintwork, embellished with an aquamarine double stripe that runs at waistline height, resembling the "beauty line" on yachts.
The Abarth 695 remains a powerful contributor on the road with an impressive power to weight ratio of 5.8 kg per horsepower with a kerb weight of just over 1 tonne. The turbocharged inline 4 engine punches in at 180 hp and 250 Nm of torque from 1.4 litres of capacity. Acceleration is a handy 6.7 seconds from 0 to 100 kph, with the top speed at 225 kph.
An even more limited edition Rivale 175 Anniversary will also be available to celebrate 175 years of the Riva brand, which was founded in 1842. Highlights include customised elements, special wheel rims, celebratory logos and hand-finished blue and black leather front seats.