Just Look At This Ludicrous Abarth 695 70° Anniversario

All image credits: FCA

Look at the car in the picture above and tell me you didn’t laugh. Maybe you just giggled, or pushed air through your nose a bit more forcefully. These are the only acceptable reactions to the downright preposterous Abarth 695 70° Anniversario. It’s glorious.

As its name suggests, the Abarth 695 70° Anniversario celebrates the 70th anniversary of Abarth. The car has a huge, hilarious spoiler that I simply love. It was developed with the help of Fiat Chrysler’s wind tunnel in Turin and is called the “Spoiler ad Assetto Variabile,” according to a press release. That spoiler is manually adjustable and has 12 positions, with incline angles all the way from zero to 60 degrees.

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There’s also an active exhaust, which probably makes the car sound amazing. And it’s painted in a very retro, very attractive shade of Monza 1958 green livery. Contrasting the green are light gray bits that look nearly white.

The 695 70° Anniversario has the 1.4-liter, turbocharged engine, but now puts out 180 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque. That might not sound like a whole lot, but keep in mind the 500 Abarth is tiny. It probably drives like a pissed-off hornets’ nest on wheels.

Fiat is only making 1,949 examples will cost €34,600, reports Motor1 (about $38,000). It’s also unclear if the car will come to the United States. I hope it does, but wouldn’t be surprised if it doesn’t.

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