The second iteration of the FIAT 500e electric vehicle is set to launch in the United States. The cutesy EV will go on sale in early 2024, at a starting price of approximately $34,000. We feel the price doesn’t exactly make it budget-friendly, but the value it offers makes it a compelling choice!
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USA-Spec 2024 Fiat 500e
The FIAT 500e for the US market will exclusively come in the highest configuration. This includes a 42 kWh battery delivering a range of up to 149 miles or 240 km (based on US measurement standards). Powering the stylish mini will be an 87 kW electric motor, equivalent to roughly 117-118 horsepower. The battery pack will support rapid charging.
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Interestingly, to celebrate the USA debut of the new FIAT 500e, a musical piece has been crafted. No, the symphony isn’t for the TVC or any sort of promotions. Instead, it will come with the EV from the factory. Confused? Well, when moving in slow motion, this music will play from the electric vehicle when in slow motion. It’s noteworthy that safety standards mandate a warning horn for EVs when running at slow speeds. With the 500e, FIAT takes things to a rather unconventional dimension. So, a symphony replaces the somewhat irksome ‘beep beep.’
Exclusively Available in Electric Format
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Debuting in 2020, the FIAT 500e electric car marks a significant shift from its predecessor. Unlike the earlier model that came with the ICE options, the new generation FIAT 500e is runs only on electric power. The initial European lineup featured a variant with a 24 kWh battery and an electric motor boasting 70 kW or 95 horsepower. Meanwhile, an option for a larger battery and a more powerful electric motor was also given to the buyers.
Furthermore, in Europe, the FIAT 500e electric car provides a variety of body styles for selection, including the standard hatchback, 3+1, and convertible options. Additionally, several special editions such as LaPrima and ICON are available to cater to diverse preferences.