New Fiat 500 plans to conquer Europe

New Fiat 500 plans to conquer Europe

August 20, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

Fiat plans to bring an updated version of the Fiat 500 to the market in the near future.

According to the company’s CEO Oliver Francois, this is primarily due to the great popularity of the model in southern Europe.

The developers believe that within the city traffic, the version of the family car becomes more relevant than large premium sedans, or even sports cars. Therefore, a small and nimble car intends to firmly take root in the C – class, becoming a competitor to brands such as Mazda and BMW.

Of course, everyone knows that Europe is a big fighter with harmful emissions, therefore, in order to comply with all environmental standards, the novelty must become fully electrified.

Also, for a more universal use of the model, Fiat plans to change the body structure from the familiar three-door version to the five-door version.

According to the designers, the rear doors should be made in the form factor of half doors, such as those used by BMW in the i3 model.

The release of the electric Fiat 500 will be the beginning of the update of several more brand models. For example, they promise to show a completely new electrified version of Fiat Panda in the next few years, and a follower of the Fiat Tipo model is also under development.