2016 Fiat 500 Electric Rumors, price

The subject of this post is the 2016 Fiat 500 Electric. The Fiat 500, pronounced Cinquecento, as in the romantic Italian language, was first launched back in 1957, and has since then evolved a lot – this is especially noticed since 2007, when the Italian manufacturer unveiled the new retro-look version of the 500, following the trend established by the Volkswagen New Beetle and the new Mini Cooper.

2016 Fiat 500 Electric front

2016 Fiat 500 Electric Rumors and price

The rumors and talks about estimated price for the Fiat 500 Electric are settling inside the range from twenty-five and a half thousand to thirty-one and a half thousand dollars, in the United States. The 2016 Fiat 500 Electric is going to be at the same time longer and wider than the current version of the vehicle, although keeping the curvy lines of its original design. The changes are certainly meant to have a powerful impact on the United States – its greatest market in the globe. Anyway, the Italians guarantee that its roots will not be forgotten. Reinventing, but without abandoning the retro style, Fiat engineers thought it was finally time for a good update in the Cinquecento’s design, after eight years of the original lines. It is important to notice that the Cinquecento has been a huge success recently in Europe – in 2013, it was the city car sales ranking champion, with more than a hundred and sixty thousand acquisitions, far more than the closest competitors.

2016 Fiat 500 Electric rear

2016 Fiat 500 Electric Exterior and interior

In comparison to the current version of the Cinquecento, we realize that, while the retro exterior design will undergo a shy and subtle evolution, great changes are expected to appear in the interior design, as will be described in the two following paragraphs. The Italian factory promises that the new interior space will be especially improved, with the utilization of luxurious materials and hi-tech gadgets. For example, it will feature this one nice big central touchscreen, integrating almost all car functions. More details about the exterior design emerge and come to surface from a good analysis of the first leaked pictures: an LED ring framing the larger oval headlight and really large tail lamps both emphasize the increase in the vehicle width.
2016 Fiat 500 Electric interior

2016 Fiat 500 Electric Engine

Electric engine cars still raise the same old traditional questions about performance. However, the new 2016 Fiat 500 Electric will apparently have a solid urban performance, at least according to sources inside the Italian manufacturer, with an estimated top speed of 112 miles per hour, and lasting eight seconds to achieve 60 miles per hour in full acceleration. The 83-kilowatt electric motor will deliver 111 horsepower and 147 lb-ft of torque. Its estimated fuel consumption rate is about 29 kilowatt-hours per 100 miles.

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