New Abarth 500e is a fully electric sports car, ready for its debut in Europe. It is fast, agile and fun, a sports car capable of always thrilling city driving, thanks to clearly superior performance compared to the 695.
The new Abarth 500e it’s a second quicker when picking up, with 50% quicker acceleration from 20 to 40km/h than its petrol-powered sibling.
It has a 42 kWh battery and a 155 HP electric motor, the Scorpion’s first electric car reaches 100 km/h from standstill in just 7 seconds.
Three driving modes selectable by the driver: Tourismfor smoother acceleration and lower horsepower, scorpion street, maximizes regenerative braking e scorpion track, for those looking for maximum performance.
The new Abarth 500e is equipped with an 85 kW rapid charging system.
It takes just 5 minutes to recharge up to 40 km, while it takes 35 minutes to reach 80% of the maximum recharge.
For lovers of Abarth soundthe “Sound Generatedr” which accompanies performance by reproducing the engine noise of the petrol version.
For the occasion, the new Scorpion logo also makes its debut, more modern and electrified, projecting the brand towards a new era.
Olivier Francois, Chief Executive Officer of FIAT & Abarth and Global Chief Marketing Officer of Stellantiscommented: “Today we celebrate a milestone in the history of Abarth: we simultaneously present the first electric Abarth in Europe, based on the New 500e, and launch the brand in Brazil, with the introduction of the New Abarth Pulse. The debut of the New Abarth 500e is one of the most exciting in the history of the brand: a great novelty for the Abarth range. I like to think it’s a family, so our fanbase will be involved in every step of our electrification journey.”
New Abarth 500e in the “Scorpionissima” edition
Produced in just 1949 units, a number that pays homage to the birth date of the brand, it is the perfect synthesis between exclusivity and sportiness. It is available as both a hatchback and comes in an exciting new Acid Green or Poison Blue body colour. This new limited series is at the top of the range and is immediately recognizable by the Abarth side graphics.