Fiat reveals its first electrical SUV

Fiat has formally unveiled its next-generation 600 SUV, although it has stopped in need of releasing any data on the brand new automobile.

The 500X substitute was revealed in a video selling an occasion in Rome, however we had already seen the brand new crossover extensively because of photographs of an undisguised car earlier this yr.

A camouflaged instance snapped by our spy photographers additionally had a largely undisguised inside.

Inside, the 600 contains a rectangular instrument cluster show inside a spherical binnacle, in addition to a tablet-style infotainment touchscreen that will measure 10.25 inches.

This newest video additionally reveals a skinny strip of blue that runs alongside the sprint. It’s unclear if that is trim or an ambient lighting ingredient.

Exterior styling is just like the smaller 500e, notably up entrance. There’s a round space during which the lights themselves sit within the backside half, with the LED daytime working lights working alongside the underside fringe of the circle.

The SUV is anticipated to be underpinned by the CMP/e-CMP platform, with comparable technical specs to the Jeep Avenger and different small Stellantis small crossovers just like the Citroen C4 and Peugeot 2008.

Petrol-powered and hybrid powertrains are additionally supported by the CMP/e-CMP structure and could also be launched in key markets.

The associated Avenger, for instance, gives a petroleum engine solely in a handful of European markets like Spain.

Just like the Avenger, it’s anticipated energy will come from a 115kW/260Nm electrical motor and a 54kWh nickel manganese cobalt lithium-ion battery to offer a spread of about 400 km.

We will count on to be taught extra in regards to the technical specs of the mannequin within the coming months, because the 600 is anticipated to debut later this yr as a 2024 mannequin.

The 600 is anticipated to enter manufacturing at Stellantis’ plant in Tychy, Poland alongside the Avenger and an upcoming entry-level Alfa Romeo crossover.

Whereas the Fiat 500X remains to be supplied in markets like Europe and the US, it was axed regionally in 2021 because the model “refocused in the direction of client preferences”.

Fiat now sells solely the ageing 500 metropolis automobile and enormous Ducato van. Nonetheless, the native lineup will acquire the electrical 500e mid-year.

The Italian model is specializing in its electrical growth, confirming earlier this yr that it’ll reveal two new electrical automobiles (EVs) this yr, probably underneath the Panda and Punto nameplates.