2022 Abarth 500e – Scopionissima version, 155 PS, 235 Nm, 320 km vary, Sound Generator, just one,949 models
Primarily based on the Fiat 500 electrical, Abarth has launched its first-ever electrical automotive, the Abarth 500e, obtainable within the type of the limited-run Abarth 500e Scorpionissima Version. Only one,949 models of the launch version will likely be obtainable – a tribute to the model’s inception yr – in both hatchback or convertible physique kinds.
Propelling the Abarth 500e is a front-mounted electrical motor that pulls energy from a 42 kWh lithium-ion battery and is nice for an electrical vary of 320 km on the WLTP cycle. The Abarth 500e produces 155 PS and 235 Nm and is able to getting from 0-100 km/h in simply seven seconds whereas prime pace is electronically-limited to 155 km/h.
By comparability, the usual Fiat 500e does 0-100 km/h in 9 seconds with a prime pace of 150 km/h. The Abarth 500e is able to 85 kW DC quick charging the place charging from 0-80% state-of-charge (SoC) takes simply 35 minutes. With a 11 kW AC charger, a full cost takes simply over 4 hours.
The Abarth 500e additionally guarantees higher dealing with and driving dynamics with wider tracks and an extended wheelbase in comparison with the petrol-powered Fiat 500. Three drive modes can be found – Turismo, Scorpion Road and Scorpion Monitor – with one-pedal driving within the first two modes. Deciding on the Turismo drive mode limits output to 136 PS and 220 Nm of torque.
By way of aesthetics, the Abarth stands out with sportier entrance and rear bumpers in comparison with the usual Fiat 500e together with the corporate’s branding plastered throughout the entrance and aspect sections. As a part of the Scorpionissima version, the Abarth 500e will get 18-inch diamond-cut titanium gray alloy wheels, a set glass roof and is completed both in Acid Inexperienced or Poison Blue physique paint.
Inside, the launch version is distinguished by a titanium dashboard ring, metal door sills and pedals with Abarth branding whereas Alcantara upholstery is utilized to the seats, dashboard and steering wheel.
Normal on-board options embody a seven-inch digital instrument cluster, JBL audio system, heated entrance seats, automated headlights, wi-fi charger, 360-degree drone view sensor system and a ten.25-inch infotainment show powered by Uconnect with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility.
Additionally on the infotainment system is the Abarth Efficiency Pages characteristic that enables drivers to maintain observe of their automobile’s efficiency. To enrich its efficiency, the 500e comes with a Sound Generator characteristic that emits a signature Abarth roar throughout acceleration that’s harking back to an Abarth petrol engine.
With the Sound Generator, the cabin emits the sound of a guitar strumming every time the automotive is turned on or off. Driver aids within the Abarth 500e embody lane protecting help, cruise management, blind spot warning, clever pace assistant and autonomous emergency braking with pedestrian and bike owner detection.
On the subject of the Fiat 500 electrical, it’s bought in Malaysia through Hamza Motors with a beginning value of RM250k for the hatchback whereas the convertible model will set you again an additional RM5,000.