Presented to the public the first time in Milan, Italy, the 2020 Fiat 500 “la Prima”, by Olivier Francois, President Fiat Brand Global.
The new Fiat 500 is said to have a 320 km / 200 mile range, when calculated on the European WLTP standards. However, Fiat is boasting an impressive 400 km range when driving is limited to the city.
Power for the third generation of an icon born comes from a 42-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery. And it boasts an 85kw fast charger, said to provide 50 km of range with only 5 minutes of charging. Standard. Also included as standard with the purchase, will be a home charging station.
FCA will also offer the Fiat 500 with Level 2 autonomous driving, a first for a small city car.
FCA, is making the 2020 Fiat 500 a limited edition, “la Prima” will deliver only 500 units per country this year. Continuing with the Eco theme, the Fiat 500 will be offered in only 3 colours, Ocean Green, Celestial Blue, and Mineral Grey.
One more thing. Three top Italian luxury designers – Giorgio Armani, Bulgari, and Kartell – each modified a Fiat 500, which are to be auctioned. The proceeds going to Leonardo DiCaprio’s charity foundation dedicated to the long-term health and well being of all Earth’s inhabitants.
The new Fiat 500 will cost €37,900 in Italy. It will not be available in North America for 2020. Europeans will be able to purchase it from October 2020.
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» WhatCar, a UK based site, says the new Fiat 500 will be on sale in early 2021, from £32,500.