From the classic Fiat 124 of the 70s, they made an electric car

From the classic Fiat 124 of the 70s, they made an electric car

January 17, 2020 0 By autotimesnews

The American company Roadster Salon announced the start of accepting orders for the electric variation of the Fiat 124 Sport Spider roadster. A similar model costs from 139 995 dollars

The Electric Spider America EV is based on the Fiat 124 Sport Spider Roadster, which was launched in the 1970s. Specialists replaced the usual ICE with an electric motor. At the same time, the car retained the original 5-speed manual transmission.

  The capacity of the unit, consisting of two electric motors, is approximately 203 hp. The car accelerates to 97 km / h in 6 seconds – 2 times faster than the original. The top speed is 210 km / h. The power reserve is kept secret, however, as noted in the company, it is more than the current Fiat 500e, which can travel on a single charge up to 200 km.

As emphasized, the steering of the machine, chassis and brakes were finalized, and they also strengthened the body of the car. In the interior of the car used high-quality leather in the style of rare Maserati and Ferrari. It is worth noting that it is possible to order a standard model based on the Lusso S2, which has one electric motor – you will have to pay $ 89,995 for it

In addition, previously demonstrated the design of an electric vehicle collected from waste. The body is planned to be made of plastic, and the chassis made of polymers and recycled aluminum.