Abarth 695 Biposto Record is Bonkers and You Know You Want One

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

Say hello to the 2,200-pound Abarth 695 biposto Record.

The latest limited edition version of the Abarth 695 biposto has been revealed, powered by a 1.4-liter Turbo T-Jet engine churning 190 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque like other Abarth 695 biposto models. The Record, however, weighs a scant 2,200 pounds giving it the best power-to-weight ratio in its class. In addition, it has a zero-to-62-mph time of 5.9 seconds, which Abarth claims is also fastest in its category.

Limited to 133 units worldwide, which represents the number of records held by Abarth, the 695 biposto Record won’t be easy to come across. It will be available in an exclusive Modena Yellow finish accented by Tar Cold Grey trim and will feature enamelled “695 Record” badges on the side and aluminum hood. Other features on the special edition model include 18-inch OZ wheels, large Brembo brakes and an Akrapovic exhaust system. On the inside, Abarth has outfitted it with special instrument panel animation, Sabelt carbon shell seats, four-point seat belts, a cargo net and a unique numbered plate.

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The model also celebrates the 50th anniversary of the day when Carlo Abarth broke a new acceleration record in a Class G car at the Monza race track in October 1965.

“The stunning Modena Yellow colour is enough reason for anyone to want to own a 695 biposto Record,” says Gerry Southerington, brand manager, Abarth UK. “Add in the awesome performance, the standard equipment, the history, and the fact that only 133 examples will be made, we are confident that the car represents a very desirable package that will strike a chord with the Abarth enthusiast.”

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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