New Fiat 600 Hybrid, the electrified Italian upgrade

London, 18 September, 2023, (Oilandgaspress) – FIAT announces a hybrid version that will be available starting from 2024: the New Fiat 600 Hybrid. FIAT demonstrates once more its relevance: the New 600 in fact will be available only electric or electrified, and the hybrid version for those few countries where the conversion to electric is still at a slower pace.
Olivier Francois, FIAT CEO and Stellantis Global CMO, commented: “Our strategic vision remains full electric and 500e being the bestselling BEV city car in Europe fuels our determination to pursue and make electric truly accessible to all. However, we also shall stay relevant in those countries such as Italy, our domestic market, where full electric hasn’t yet really taken off.
Therefore, for these selected countries, together with the new 600 full electric, we will offer a high-spec hybrid that will hopefully open the door to a more electrified world”.

The New Fiat 600 Hybrid – Technology
The Hybrid is a smart and user-friendly solution with a rising demand from customers. In fact, they will be offered the pleasure of the New 600 in a “P2” hybrid package: 100 hp, only 110* to 114g* of estimated CO2 (provisional pre homologation figures).
The Hybrid powertrain will be launched on two trim levels: the New Fiat 600 Hybrid La Prima, the most exclusive version, and the New Fiat 600 Hybrid, the most accessible version.
The MHEV engine fitted to the New Fiat 600 Hybrid is the finest expression of technology and secures comfort and performances. Thanks to this advanced technology, the New 600 Hybrid offers a real hybrid experience, allowing the customer to enjoy an ultra-smooth and electric driving experience not only when traveling in the city under 30 km/h, but also on urban and country roads when the driver releases the gas pedal in stabilized conditions or on a downslope, and in the very same situation on the highway.
The vehicle provides smooth driving and journey thanks to the belt starter that ensures a silent and efficient transition between the internal combustion engine and the electric motor.
The secret of the performance lies in the synergy between the 3-cylinder 1.2-liter ICE engine that can deliver up to 100 hp, the 48-Volt Li-ion battery and the new 6-speed electric dual-clutch transmission which includes the 21-kW e-motor, inverter, and transmission central unit, providing the best optimization in terms of compaction.

The “extra” electric power improves elasticity at low RPM and during take-off, providing the driver a quiet start and prompt response, with transparent and fast transitions. Moreover, this technology allows energy recovering as the vehicle slows down. In normal driving conditions, the engine is designed to optimize fuel consumption and save up to 15% of CO2 emissions compared to a pure ICE engine with automatic transmission, also thanks to the Miller Cycle, and only 110* to 114g* of estimated CO2 that make it competitive with other brands.

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