Fiat Abarth 695 esse esse (1968) 1/43 scale

SKU: EX07bis

Historical Notes

The Fiat 500 was introduced in 1957 and soon realized the Abarth version produced in mechanics. The first "500" developed by Abarth was built for the Turin Motor Show in 1957 and later produced in small numbers. This is a car developed using special pieces designed by Abarth remains almost unchanged the appearance of the model from which it derives. As a demonstration about the strength of the engine, despite the considerable increase in power, in the months of September and October of 1958, were organized some sessions, the Autodromo di Monza. A Fiat-Abarth 500, with aerodynamic bodywork specially designed by Pininfarina won 28 speed records at various distances, led by drivers Giancarlo Baghetti, Poltronieri Mario and Corrado Manfredini. In one of the tests, the car turned without stopping for 7 days at an average speed of 111 km / h. In 1963 he was presented with the "595", produced until the end of 1971 in two series: the first (from '63 to '65) had the body of the "500 D"; the second (from '65 to '71) had the body of the "500 F". The Abarth Fiat cars received incomplete and rode on them the special pieces. These pieces were composed dashboard (with specific instrumentation equipped with speedometer, odometer, tachometer, fuel level and oil temperature gauge), 3-spoke steering wheel, double-barrel carburetor Solex C 28 PBJ mounted on a housing made of aluminum, aluminum oil pan , the intake system and exhaust gas specific, etc. Also mention the fact that these versions of the tailgate, which closed the engine placed in the back of the car, with the still was raised to increase the cooling of the motor itself and therefore its efficiency. Once assembled, the '595 Abarth' were sold through their dealers. In February 1964 he was instead presented the 595 SS with a top speed increased to 130 km / h. In the same year were also presented the SS 695 and 695, both with a total displacement of 689 cm3 and a maximum speed of 140 km / h and 150 km / h. In September 1965 it was introduced the 695 SS Assetto Corsa, which was replaced in 1969 by the 695 SS Competition. They were also marketed the popular "Abarth conversion kits" that allow you to edit the Fiat 500, making it more aggressive and sporty without restricting its circulation only to "track".

Model resin realized with a kit Arena.
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