Abarth will unveil its first electric vehicle this month.
The New Abarth 500as the teaser video has been labeled, will be revealed on November 22nd at 2pm CET – or midnight AEDT on the 23rd.
The vehicle depicted is finished in a similar color – Acid Yellow – seen in a leaked image of Abarth.
While the Twitter trailer reveals the Abarth’s new wheel design, the previously leaked image gives us a better look at the Abarth’s front end, which appears to share its headlights with others. related. Fiat 500e but differ in key details.
The grille area continues to be closed, but the two horizontal chrome lines and the oversized 500 badging have been moved to a simple but still large Abarth sign.
The bumper has a honeycomb shape instead of a rectangular pattern on both the closed and open air intakes, and there is a front splitter.
While no shots of the rear are shown, we expect a similar level of difference here with a unique rear bumper.
Take a closer look and it looks like there are sports seats inside, as one would expect of an Abarth.
While we know Abarth will be a EV-only branding from 2024we don’t know what the 500e-based hatch will be called or how powerful it will be.
The high-end 500es are equipped with an electric motor with 87kW of power and 220Nm of torque, combined with a 42kWh lithium-ion battery.
The WLTP range is 320 km, it can be quickly charged with a DC fast charger up to 85kW, and it can accelerate from 0-100km/h in 9.0 seconds.
Opposite, Abarth 595/695 in Australia powered by a turbocharged 1.4-litre four-cylinder petrol engine with 132kW of power and 250Nm of torque and a claimed 0-100km/h time of 6.7 or 6.9 seconds depending on the box. number.
The Abarth EV will be quite unique as there are very few sporty EVs of this size. Alpine has a small electric hatchback that is sporty in performance, but it is understood to be larger in size.
The Fiat 500e was revealed all the way back in 2020 but will finally be introduced in Australia in first half of 2023.
It’s available as a hatchback, convertible, or the unusual four-door hatchback body style with two doors on one side. Hyundai Veloster.
Available features include full LED headlights, 15- to 17-inch alloy wheels, “eco” leather trim, power front seats, self-dimming rearview mirror, 7 digital instrument cluster, 0 inch, JBL Premium sound system and a wireless phone charger.
There’s also a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system that runs Uconnect 5 and has Android Auto and wireless Apple CarPlay.
Safety features include adaptive cruise control, automatic emergency braking, lane center assist, traffic sign recognition and ‘Level 2’ self-driving capabilities.
In Australia, the 595 Competizione will be replaced by the nearly identical 695 Competizione in fourth quarter of this year. Some of the changes include new seats and roof antennas and a revised color scheme.