Rinspeed E2 – two personalities one Fiat 500

Rinspeed E2 – two personalities one Fiat 500

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Those crazy cats at Rinspeed have just created a dual-mode Fiat 500 Abarth that gets you more power and better fuel economy — just not at the same time. Rinspeed started with the 500 Abarth that has a standard 135 horsepower engine, and they’ve given it a new engine management system that has one mode for the city and one for the highway.

In ‘Commuting’ mode the 500 only has the use of up to 60 hp, which is forty fewer horses than the bog standard petrol 500, but you’ll be rewarded with almost 4L/100km. Press a button on the console to go to “Highway” mode and you get 160 hp, which is the same hp number for the 500 Abarth SS, but it costs you a tad of frugality at 7.1L/100km. There aren’t too many ways to make the popular Fiat 500 better, but Rinspeed may have found one.

Rinspeed E2 fq

Those crazy cats at Rinspeed have just created a dual-mode Fiat 500 Abarth that gets you more power and better fuel economy — just not at the same time. Rinspeed started with the 500 Abarth that has a standard 135 horsepower engine, and they’ve given it a new engine management system that has one mode for the city and one for the highway.

In ‘Commuting’ mode the 500 only has the use of up to 60 hp, which is forty fewer horses than the bog standard petrol 500, but you’ll be rewarded with almost 4L/100km. Press a button on the console to go to “Highway” mode and you get 160 hp, which is the same hp number for the 500 Abarth SS, but it costs you a tad of frugality at 7.1L/100km. There aren’t too many ways to make the popular Fiat 500 better, but Rinspeed may have found one.

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