Stellantis model Fiat is coming again to the US with its new all-electric 500e, a small city car that has been promoting like scorching truffles in Europe.
The all-electric Fiat 500e will not be like the unique 500e, which was primarily a retro’d model of an inner combustion model of the identical mannequin. This time, the Fiat 500e is constructed by itself platform designed for EVs.
The Fiat 500e made its debut on the 2022 Los Angeles Auto Present to sign its entry into the North American market. However shoppers will should be affected person. The brand new 500e will arrive in North America in Q1 of 2024, in accordance with the corporate. Whereas the announcement was made on the 2022 Los Angeles Auto Present, shoppers are going to have to attend a yr to truly see a manufacturing model of the 500e designed for North America. The corporate stated the official reveal of the North American 500e is scheduled for the 2023 Los Angeles Auto Present.
Fiat didn’t launch any North American specs for the 500e car.
Bringing the Fiat 500e to North America is a wager that some shoppers on this SUV-loving area have an urge for food for a smaller EV. The Stellantis model is positioning itself as a cool, and sure, small car that’s purposeful with out sacrificing vogue. It’s maybe a distinct segment demographic; it’s additionally one extensive open for the taking, at the very least in North America.
As a part of the reveal, the Fiat model collaborated with design homes Armani, Kartell and Bvlgari to create one-off variations of the 500e autos. Whereas these have been couched as design workouts to showcase Italian craftsmanship, creativity and class, it’s potential (although not going) that one or all of those may grow to be an possibility for shoppers if demand meets or surpasses expectations. Lest you overlook, the model launched the Fiat 500 by Gucci in 2011.