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Abarth 595 2021: Scorpioneoro special edition priced from $31,450


Drawing from its extensive racing history, Abarth has created a special edition of its feisty hot hatch that adds some very sporting looks and a small bump in power.

Abarth has announced the special edition 2021 Abarth 595 Scorpioneoro is now on sale in Australia with prices starting from $31,450 before on-road costs.

The 595 Scorpioneoro is built to commemorate Abarth’s extensive racing history with just 30 units coming to Australia out of a total of 2,000 built worldwide.

Abarth 595 Scorpioneoro 2021 front 3/4
Just 30 units of the Abarth 595 Scorpioneoro will be coming to Australia to commemorate the brand’s racing history

Available exclusively in hatchback guise, the 595 Scorpioneoro commands a circa $4,100 premium over the regular 595 but adds more grunt, cosmetic touches and exclusivity to justify the jump.

The 595 has been available on the Australian market for many years in various forms, and faces off against rivals such as the Suzuki Swift Sport, Ford Fiesta ST and soon the Hyundai i20 N

Immediately striking on the special edition is the black and gold colour scheme complete with Abarth’s scorpion decal on the bonnet and title running down the length of the car.

Abarth 595 Scorpioneoro 2021 rear
The 595 Scorpioneoro features an extensive black and gold theme that continues in the interior

The colour scheme is tied together with the 17-inch golden alloy wheels and a finishing line flag printed on the roof that trails off with a small spoiler.

Abarth has given the interior similar black and gold treatment with the leather-trimmed ‘Scorpionflage’ sports seats complete with the embroidery in the headrests.

The dashboard continues the dark theme with a shade of matte black and a gold plate between the two seats marking the built number.

Abarth 595 Scorpioneoro 2021 seats
Abarth has fitted leather ‘Scorpionflage’ sports seats to hold the driver in place

Under the skin, the 595 Scorpioneoro has a slightly tuned up version of its 1.4L turbocharged four-pot that produces 121kW of power and 230Nm of torque.

The outputs are slightly up over the base 595 with 107kW/ 206Nm but less than the 595 Competizione with 132kW/250Nm, the latter of which is pending a local announcement.

Buyers can choose between either the standard six-speed manual transmission or a six-speed automatic as a $2,150 option, both send power exclusively to the front wheels.

Abarth 595 Scorpioneoro 2021 front 3/4 driving
The 595 Scorpioneoro enjoys a slight power bump over the regular model and can hit 100km/g in 7.3 seconds

While not huge on power the 595 Scorpioneoro is a featherweight with a 1,035kg kerb weight, that allows the tiny engine to propel the Italian hatch from 0-100km/h in 7.3 seconds.

Abarth expects many of the  595 Scorpioneoros to be snapped up by collectors but they are currently available in dealerships for those who want to get their hands on one.

Abarth 595 2021: prices in Australia

All prices listed are before on-road costs.

  • 595 (manual): $26,990
  • 595 (auto): $28,990
  • 595C (manual): $29,990
  • 595C (auto): $31,990
  • 595 Scorpioneoro (manual): $31,450
  • 595 Scorpioneoro (auto): $33,600
  • 595 Competizione (manual): TBC
  • 595 Competizione (auto): TBC