Abarth and TAG Heuer to produce special edition 595

Abarth has partnered with TAG Heuer to bring a special edition 595 Competizione model. And there’s a free watch thrown in.

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Abarth has teamed up with Swiss watch maker TAG Heuer to present ‘the sportiest and most powerful four-seater in the Abarth range’. The new special edition model, which debuted at the Brussels Motor Show, is based on the 595 Competizione and will be a limited run edition of just 30 vehicles and will feature a boosted version of its 1.4 T-jet engine pushing out 180bhp – thanks to a new turbine and Monza Record performance exhaust – giving the car a 0-100kph time of 6.7 seconds. Oversized Brembo brakes are also thrown in, along with 17in alloy wheels, Sabelt bucket seats in black leather and Alcantara and ‘TAG Hauer’ exterior badging.

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But wait, did we mention the watch?

The TAG Heuer Carrera Abarth 595 Competizione exclusive measures 41mm in diameter and has an aluminium tachometer bezel (answers on a postcard…). The new timepiece is customised with the Abarth logo in the counter at 9 o’clock and the famous scorpion engraved on the back. The finishing touch is a perforated leather strap with red stitching.

Prices start from €26,870 (around $29,200), but at least for that you get a free car too…

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