Somebody wanted it, so we all got it – the Fiat 500e, the electric city car packed with enough Earth-saving tech that CEO Sergio Marchionne quipped (admittedly, early last year) that each one built will cost Fiat $10,000. The good news is that it not only comes with tons of EV-only gadgets and features, it does a good job, to our eye, of flaunting its electric looks and it offers the kinds of personalization one would expect of a hatch in the 500 family.

The multi-contrast exterior is grouped into three color packages, including an e-Sport Package that pairs mean with green. The Interior can be had in either Nero or Steam, both coming with Electric Orange accents, and a seven-inch TFT screen with all kinds of electric-car-status details.

Juice comes courtesy of a 111-horsepower electric-drive motor with 147 pound-feet of torque, using a battery rated at 24 kWh. Range is estimated at "more than 80 miles" on the 15-inch Firehawk GT low-rolling resistance tires, but Fiat says stories of "greater than 100 miles" aren't uncommon. With our high-res gallery above, you don't have to go that far to check it out from every angle.


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      purrpullberra
      • 2 Years Ago
      It really 'looks the part' as they say. 'Flaunting' its looks indeed. Not bad for what may be nothing but a compliance car. Why are the compliance cars only going as far as Oregon and not all the way to Seattle? Oh well, I wasn't going to buy one. I know they'd sell more than a few.
      desinerd1
      • 2 Years Ago
      another European turd. This should be banned in the US.
      Turbo Froggy
      • 2 Years Ago
      At least they put a 6.6KW onboard charger on it, kudos to them for that.
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      carboncow
      • 2 Years Ago
      yep, still ugly as sin! who buys this crap designs? There is a major disconnect in this type of euro design and what will sell in America. Why not just give the typical german mini car designs like a polo?
      Thomas D Hilton III
      • 2 Years Ago
      from teh specs it seems to get more millage than the Volt EV if it weights about the same as the Reg 500 this should be actually faster.
      JR
      • 2 Years Ago
      Screams Cozy Coupe.
      Ben Lee
      • 2 Years Ago
      whats with the chin strap? it looks like a cross between a football helmet and a pyramid.