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Stellantis reveals new Volvo EX30 rivaling electrical SUV

Stellantis reveals new Volvo EX30 rivaling electrical SUV


On Tuesday, Stellantis unveiled its newest electrical SUV, the FIAT 600e, with as much as 248 miles vary (400 km) beginning at below $40,000 (€36,490). The brand new compact electrical SUV is about to compete in opposition to the upcoming Volvo EX30 within the profitable crossover market.

The brand new 600e is the predecessor of the family-friendly Fiat 600 from the Fifties, the model’s reply to the Volkswagen Beetle.

Fiat’s new compact electrical SUV is a five-door automobile with sufficient room for 5 passengers and “ample space for storing within the inside.” At 4.17 meters lengthy, the electrical 600 will dimension up in opposition to the upcoming Volvo EX30 at 4.23 meters lengthy within the surging small SUV market.

The compact SUV market is the fastest-growing phase in Europe proper now as automakers look to fulfill greater demand.

Fiat says the new 600e is a perfect match for each city use and out of doors adventures. Powered by a 54 kWh lithium-ion battery, the 600e options as much as 248 miles of vary (600 km WLTP) and over 372 miles (600 km) in “purely city operation.”

New FIAT 600e electrical SUV (Supply: Stellantis)

Meet the most recent Stellantis electrical SUV, FIAT’s new 600e

The Fiat 600e is predicated on Stellantis’s second-gen eCMP platform, sharing a number of elements with the Jeep Avenger, which it is going to be constructed alongside in Poland.

The 156 hp (115 kW) electrical motor allows 0 to 62 mph (100 km/h) in 9 seconds. Drivers can select from Eco, regular, and sport driving modes to suit their type.

The brand new electrical SUV may cost from 10% to 80% in lower than 30 minutes with a 100 kW fast cost charge.

Fiat 600e La Prima (proper) & Fiat 600e RED (left) (Supply: Stellantis)

Though the 600e is predicated on the older mannequin, it options trendy upgrades like a sleeker back and front finish, LED entrance lights, and a chrome signature “600” badge.

With households in thoughts, the brand new Stellantis electrical SUV options 15 liters of whole storage compartment quantity and 360 liters within the trunk, topping the Volvo EX30’s 318 liters.

The within options 64-color mixture ambient lighting, massaging entrance seats, and wi-fi charging. It additionally features a 10.25-inch infotainment system and a 7-inch central instrument cluster.

Fiat is launching two fashions, the La Prima (proven above) and (RED), the bottom model (proven beneath), and orders will open Wednesday, July 5.

Underneath the Stellantis umbrella of manufacturers that features Jeep, RAM, Alfa Romeo, Maserati, Citroen, Peugeot, and extra, FIAT at the moment has the model’s top-selling EV mannequin in Europe (by way of April 2023) within the Fiat 500e.

FIAT’s world CEO, Oliver Francois, says the model will deliver the 500e to the US subsequent yr because it appears to be like to regain market share.

The corporate has not stated whether or not or not the brand new 600e will make the journey abroad, but it surely may make sense to introduce a small SUV for the North American market. Till the official phrase is given, nonetheless, I wouldn’t get my hopes up.

Different Stellantis manufacturers, together with Jeep and RAM, are gearing up for his or her first EV launches in North America with the 2025 RAM 1500 REV electrical truck and Jeep Recon and Wagoneer S.

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