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New electrically powered Fiat 500 wins prestigious design award

Source: AutoMotoTV (Glomex)

"The new, purely electrically powered Fiat 500 starts with an award in Germany. The readers of the specialist magazine“ auto, motor und sport ”named the latest generation of the Italian cult car the class winner in terms of design -Competition "Autonis". With a share of the vote of 28.8 percent, the emission-free Fiat 500 also won the category minicars against conventionally powered competitors. This victory gives the Fiat 500 tailwind for the imminent market launch in Germany. Current is from sedan and convertible -Version the particularly richly equipped special model "La Prima" can be ordered. The new Fiat 500, whose innovative electric drive has an output of 87 kW (comparable to 118 hp), has lithium-ion batteries with a capacity of 42 kWh on board an emission-free F thanks to the Sherpa driving mode, which is optimized for extended range lasts up to 320 kilometers. The CCS2 connection (Combo 2) enables the batteries to be charged with both direct and alternating current. With fast charging with up to 85 kW, enough energy is available after only five minutes of charging to cover a distance of around 50 kilometers. In this mode, the battery is also 80 percent charged in just 35 minutes. For optimal use in everyday life, the new Fiat 500 also comes with a mode 3 cable as standard, which enables charging at public stations with up to 11 kW. "

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