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2024 Fiat 500e

2024 Fiat 500e


Stellantis’ Fiat division used the 2023 Client Electronics Present to advertise the North American debuts of its 2024 500e electrical automobile and the brand new “Metaverse Retailer” that will probably be used to assist promote it. The automobile and its digital showroom are already out there in Europe, and the corporate hopes these items may also help revive the struggling Italian model discover extra success throughout the pond.

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2024 Fiat 500e

Little is understood concerning the North American-spec 500e, however we think about it can intently observe its European counterpart. The subcompact two-door hatchback doesn’t look a lot totally different than the 500e that was offered completely in California and Oregon from 2013-2019. Count on the 2024 version to make use of a 117-horsepower electrical motor powered by a 32.3-kWh battery. Below US laws, the estimated driving vary will doubtless be lower than the 199 miles of the European mannequin.

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2024 Fiat 500e

2024 Fiat 500e

The Metaverse Retailer makes use of digital actuality expertise to move consumers to a digital showroom the place they’ll get an in-depth tour of the automobile with out leaving their properties. A “Product Genius” avatar will assist facilitate the procuring and buy course of. The Metaverse Retailer is accessible by way of a suitable pill, smartphone, or PC and doesn’t require any specialised VR {hardware}.

Fiat additionally plans to accomplice with Free2move as a part of an initiative to additional increase EV consciousness with the driving public. Free2move is an organization that works like a mix of Zipcar, Turo, and a new-car lease/subscription service. Folks will be capable of hire or lease a 500e in areas throughout the nation for as little as a couple of minutes or so long as a number of months.

Full options and pricing for the US-spec 2024 Fiat 500e will probably be out there nearer to when it and the Metaverse Retailer come on-line early subsequent 12 months. We estimate a base worth of round $32,000 earlier than tax incentives.

CG Says:

The Fiat 500e looks as if an honest sufficient EV that might see some success with its Free2move partnership. The Metaverse Retailer idea is what has us scratching our heads. We perceive the corporate eager to do one thing totally different, however contemplating most metaverse ideas have largely been failures, we will’t envision a state of affairs the place this one could be totally different.

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