The Electric Fiat 500e Has Entered Production for the U.S. Market


the electric fiat 500e has entered production for the u s market

The Fiat 500e is coming to America and is expected to arrive soon, and the automaker has announced that its first round of allocated vehicles has sold out. Despite parent company Stellantis’ significant U.S. manufacturing footprint and the need to produce EVs locally to meet evolving federal tax credit rules, the 500e will roll off the line at Fiat’s factory near Turin, Italy, and production for American-spec cars has begun.

The 500e hasn’t sold in the U.S. for a few years, but it’s returning this year and will bring a more modern look and an improved, futuristic interior. It sports an electric motor with 118 horsepower and 162 pound-feet of torque. Fiat promises a 149-mile driving range from its 42 kWh battery and said that the car can fast charge to 80 percent in 35 minutes.

Pricing for the new 500e starts at $34,095. The car comes in a single (RED) Edition trim that brings (you guessed it) red accents and unique styling elements. Fiat offers white and black color options in addition to red, but so far, it has only announced the initial trim level for the U.S. market. The car will be the automaker’s second model on sale here, joining the 500X crossover.

[Image: Fiat/Stellantis]

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