The new Fiat 500 is just around the corner, but Italians continue to refine the current generation of the model. Hatchback for the first time received a hybrid modification.
The power plant consists of a 70-liter liter three-cylinder engine. from. and 92 Nm and a 12-volt motor with a small lithium-ion battery. It is noteworthy that the cars are equipped exclusively with a 6-speed manual transmission.
The electric motor helps with acceleration and acts as a starter-generator in the Stop & Start system. The Fiat 500 hybrid is more economical than a 1.2-liter hatchback, and its CO2 emissions are 20% less.
The same powerplant was received by the Fiat Panda hatchback. By the way, the new Fiat 500 will be exclusively electric.
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