Abarth’s subsequent automobile will reportedly be a high-performance model of the Fiat 600e, the Italian model’s new small electrical crossover.
Autocar experiences the Abarth 600, due in 2025, will function the same remedy to Abarth’s 500e sizzling hatch.
Particulars on Abarth’s second electrical efficiency automobile are few and much between. Abarth and Fiat CEO Olivier François hasn’t revealed any particulars on the car however when requested about the potential of an Abarth 600, he mentioned “It’s logical.”
Mirroring the ability improve given to the Abarth 500e, the 600 will reportedly acquire round 26kW of energy and 15Nm of torque, which might put complete outputs at 141kW and 271Nm.
It will reportedly lead to a 0-100km/h dash time of round 7 seconds, the same time to the smaller 500e.
The battery measurement will reportedly stay unchanged from the Fiat model.
The Fiat 600 makes use of a 54kWh nickel manganese cobalt lithium-ion battery. As this battery offers energy to stronger electrical motors, vary will reportedly drop from about 400km to round 320km on the WLTP cycle.
In distinction, the Abarth 500e boasts 114kW of energy and 235Nm of torque, up from 87kW and 220Nm within the common 500e, and the new hatch affords 252km of vary on the WLTP cycle. It makes use of the identical 42kWh battery because the Fiat 500e.
The Abarth 600 will reportedly comply with the 500e’s components of remaining front-wheel drive with an uprated electrical motor. Nevertheless, a extra highly effective dual-motor drivetrain is a chance.
Jeep, one other model below the Stellantis umbrella, has beforehand proven off a dual-motor idea of its Avenger electrical SUV.
The Avenger is predicated on the identical e-CMP platform of the Fiat 600, suggesting a stronger dual-motor arrange is believable for the Abarth.
The Abarth 600 might mirror a few of the different modifications given to the Fiat 500e in its transition to being an Abarth.
Over the common 500e, the Abarth 500e has obtained quite a few modifications together with a one-pedal driving function, an non-obligatory ‘sound generator’ to imitate an exhaust notice, a novel exterior physique package and sporty wheels in addition to sporty seats and inside trim.
The Abarth 500e is due right here in late 2023.