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Here’s your first look inside the hot Abarth 600e

Bucket seats, new upholstery and much yellow stitching for the most powerful Abarth ever

Published: 02 Apr 2024

Having unveiled the exterior of its forthcoming 600e back in February, Abarth has finally followed it up with a peak at the interior. And we can confirm the cabin looks… like a slightly hot Fiat 600e.

Most of the original switchgear and dials remain, as does the 10.25in infotainment screen and augmented driver’s display. So far, so similar.

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You do, however, get fancy new patterned upholstery on your bucket seats, plus a healthy serving of Abarth badges and yellow stitching across the central armrest, seats and steering wheel. Ambient lighting is also thrown in for a little more, er, ambience.

Abarth has also very kindly provided a couple of new exterior images, which reaffirm our original impressions that the 600e does indeed look proper. That’s thanks to the cladding-like body kit, a sharper rear wing and funky new alloys, with the latter adopting a mix of silver and black spokes to create a cool hurricane effect in motion.

Coupling the super aggressive exterior is a new 177kW (237bhp, in old money) electric motor and 54kWh lithium-ion battery: we await the torque and acceleration stats with bated breath. Wonder how close it'll get to the (vastly more powerful) Ioniq 5 N...

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Interested? Unfortunately, you’ve still got some time to kill since Abarth is only launching the 600e in 2025. Oh, you’ll also need to find a rumoured £40,000 to fund the purchase, so you’d better start checking between the sofa cushions soon.

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