Fiat revives Topolino nameplate for Citroën Ami clone

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Rumors of a contemporary Fiat Topolino has circulated for years and closing life a contemporary iteration of the enduring nameplate arrived within the method of a rebadged model of the Ami minicar introduced in 2022 via fellow Stellantis emblem Citroën.

Topolino, which in Italian kind of interprets to “little mouse,” used to be the identify hooked up to the untouched Fiat 500 constructed from 1936 proper as much as 1955. It used to be one of the crucial smallest vehicles of its while, and thus the continuation of its identify is becoming for the fashionable Topolino.

The Topolino includes a distinctive face that’s within the signature Fiat taste and a lot more pleasant showing than the Ami. There’s refuse photograph of the internal however having a look from the outdoor, the design seems to even be distinctive.

Fiat hasn’t distinguishable any specs, however the Ami on which it’s primarily based is a two-seater electrical car that measures 7.9 toes lengthy, tops out at roughly 28 mph, and has a 5.5-kwh battery estimated in order simply over 40 miles of area.

2020 Citroen Ami

Fellow Stellantis emblem Opel additionally do business in a rebadged Ami, known as the Rocks-e.

As a result of the car’s diminutive dimension, it’s labeled as a bright quadricycle. Relying in the marketplace, such automobiles can also be operated via community as younger as 15 and in some instances with out the desire for a motive force’s license.

Fiat hasn’t supplied forming main points for the Topolino, however it’s secure to think the pint-sized car received’t succeed in the U.S. Fiat does have a untouched product headed this manner within the method of a redesigned 500e subcompact electrical hatch. It reaches U.S. showrooms in 2024. Fiat could also be running on a subcompact crossover that can succeed in the U.S. as an alternative for the 500X.

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