Fiat plans optional 3rd doorway for 500 electrical automobile

The 3rd door will be only on the suitable facet of the New 500, which means that it would be on the driver’s aspect in the British isles and Eire.

The 3-door model would be the 3rd variant of the New 500, after a hatchback and convertible. It will be created in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ Mirafiori factory in Turin, Italy. FCA has set up capability of 80,000 units a yr there for the three variants.

Fiat will announce the cost of the a few-doorway variant at a later on date, but it is envisioned to be higher than the hatchback but much less than the convertible.

The launch version of the New 500, known as Prima, starts at 34,900 ($40,600) euros for the hatchback and 37,900 for the convertible in Italy, like installation of a wallbox property-charging place. Fiat has not declared any other price ranges for the New 500. A gasoline-motor Fiat 500 starts off at a lot less than 15,000 euros.

The New 500 is powered by an 87-kilowatt (116 hp) electric motor and a 42-kilowatt-hour lithium ion battery pack. Fiat suggests it has a array of 320 km (200 miles) on the WLTP check cycle. 

In comparison with gasoline-driven versions of the vehicle, the New 500 is 60 mm extended, at 3,631 mm 60 mm wider, at 1,687 mm 20 mm taller, at 1,508 mm and its wheelbase has grown by 20 mm to 2,320 mm.