NICE Debuts All-Electric Fiat 500 at BIMS

Micro-Vett 500
Micro-Vett 500

Micro-Vett 500

Just after the all-electric Ze-O MPV, MyCar city car and SLE concept debuts at BIMS, NICE Car Company bangs us over the head with yet another electric vehicle (EV) proposal. This time its through NICE’s Italian partner, Micro-Vett, a leading EV conversion company.

Based on Fiat’s iconic small car, NICE is gauging public reaction to the first all-electric Fiat 500.
Described as a limited edition conversion, the 500 EV comes with a full FIAT warranty. Lithium ion batteries deliver a typical city driving range of 55 miles and top speed of 55mph. Prices to be confirmed in the near future.

Price: on application
On sale from: Now
Warranty: 2 years
Insurance group: 4
Origin: Italy
Maximum speed: 60 mph
Range: 70 miles
Charging time: 6-8 hours
Battery type: Lithium polymer - Kokam
Battery capacity: 22 kWh
Regenerative braking: Yes
Transmission: Manual 5-speed (auto optional)
Construction: Steel monocoque
Suspension front: Independent
Suspension rear: Independent
Weight (kerb): ca 1050 kg
Seats (number): 4

Standard equipment:
Radio/CD/MP2 player, Bluetooth and USB, air con, remote central locking, ABS with EBD, 15 ” alloy wheels, drivers airbag, drivers knee airbag, passenger and window airbags

Optional equipment:
ESP, auto climate control, electric sunroof, reverse parking sensors, 16” alloy wheels, metallic paint

Source: NICE
Published Jul 24th, 2008 3:00am By Brian Potter

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Car_Nut Car_Nut
...and lease cost is 800 (Eight hundred) GBP per month according to the lady at the NICE Car Company stand at the ExCeL London Motor Show 24 July 2008. They did have a nice Jive blue Lounge model on display, as Fiat were not present at the show
Jul 25th, 2008 8:10am
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Tuner_Mad Tuner_Mad
I agree, It'll be a NICE city car. I just can't help using puns for these brands!
Jul 25th, 2008 12:20am
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BabyMilo BabyMilo
this will be really popular in the city...
Jul 24th, 2008 3:42pm
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