Fiat 500 and Panda first FCA models to be fitted with new mild-hybrid technology

By mmillikin The Fiat 500 and Fiat Panda will be the first FCA models to adopt the group’s new hybrid technology. The 500 and Panda will be available with a new gasoline mild hybrid engine that combines the latest 3-cylinder FireFly 1.0-liter engine family with a 12-volt BSG electric motor and a lithium-ion battery that delivers 70hp (51kW).

Fiat 500 and Fiat Panda Hybrid Launch Edition

Compared to the outgoing 1.2-liter 69hp gasoline engine, the mild hybrid version improves fuel efficiency, reducing CO2 emissions on the road by up to 30% without impeding performance. It also ensures a very high standard of driving comfort

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