New top version of the new Fiat 500e: “la Prima” by Bocelli follows the successful “la Prima” Launch Edition

  • The new Fiat 500e “la Prima” by Bocelli builds on the success of the previous top model. The limited special model “la Prima” Launch Edition was sold out just a few months after the market launch of the all-electric Fiat 500e in March 2020. Since then, the series version has been the best-selling equipment variant – one in three new Fiat 500e models is ordered with the “la Prima” equipment.
  • Innovative premium audio system was created in cooperation between FIAT, master tenor Andrea Bocelli, his son Matteo and hi-fi specialist JBL. The new single by Matteo Bocelli is the soundtrack of this collaboration.
  • The new Fiat 500e “la Prima” by Bocelli offers a UVC lamp in the glove compartment as standard, which in times of Corona reinforces the spirit of the Italian “Dolce Vita”.
  • The new Fiat 500e “la Prima” by Bocelli offers as standard, among other things: Seat covers with a soft-touch finish, dashboard trim with a woven look, a sound composed by Nino Rota as an electronic driving noise (AVAS) and, on the Cabriolet, the fabric top with FIAT lettering.
  • The new Fiat 500e is Stellantis’ best-selling electric model and Europe’s best-selling electric city car.
  • New Fiat 500e Icon is supplemented with the small battery variant 23.8 kWh in the range

The new Fiat 500e “la Prima” by Bocelli is the world’s first city car to be equipped with JBL’s “Virtual Venues” technology. It offers an incomparable sound experience by creating virtual concert spaces ( virtual venues ). In the new top model of the all-electric Fiat 500, the premium audio system has also been refined by master tenor Andrea Bocelli.

The system delivers a total of 320 watts, can be operated intuitively and is also perfectly integrated into the vehicle without compromising the space available in the interior or trunk. FIAT also worked with Italian superstar Andrea Bocelli to make the system perfect and unique. The unmistakable soundtrack of the corresponding communication campaign is the new single by Bocelli’s son Matteo.

“The great success of the new Fiat 500 in the previous top version ‘la Prima’ has shown that many customers want a vehicle that is definitely premium, Italian and iconic. In short, they want the best of ‘Made in Italy’ in their vehicle,” commented Olivier François, CEO of FIAT and Global CMO of Stellantis. “Italian means: highest expression of art, beauty and music. That’s why, together with Maestro Andrea Bocelli, we created the ultimate listening experience that exploits the silence in an electric vehicle. Thanks to JBL’s exclusive ‘Virtual Venues’ technology, we offer our customers an immersive and customized audio experience. This revolutionary premium audio system complements our iconic brand, proudly made in Italy,

The new Fiat 500e “la Prima” by Bocelli    

The new Fiat 500e “la Prima” by Bocelli comes standard with a light in the glove compartment that emits UV-C light. This allows the surface of small objects, such as smartphones or keys, to be cleaned effectively. The cleaning process is started using a pressure switch in the center console. The process takes around three minutes. A display and an audible signal will notify you when cleaning is complete.

In addition, the new Fiat 500e “la Prima” by Bocelli showcases other jewels of design and technology. They include the Uconnect TM infotainment system5 with a 10.25-inch (26 cm) high-definition touchscreen and integrated navigation system, full LED headlights and 17-inch diamond-finish alloy wheels. The interior is very exclusive with the dashboard paneling in a woven look and seat covers in ice beige with an embossed FIAT monogram. The Cabriolet variant of the new Fiat 500e “la Prima” by Bocelli also features the lettering FIAT on the soft top. The exclusive standard equipment is rounded off by the vehicle key with a stone look, a tray for charging smartphones wirelessly and specific floor mats with the Italian flag.

The new Fiat 500e “la Prima” by Bocelli can travel up to 320 kilometers between two charges (measured according to the WLTP cycle). In city traffic, the range even increases to up to 460 kilometers. In addition, the electrically powered Fiat 500 is the first city car that has the ability for partially automated driving.

The new Fiat 500e “la Prima” by Bocelli is expected to be available to order from April in the three body variants sedan, cabriolet and 3+1. There is a choice of paint colors onyx black, rose gold, arctic white, mineral grey, ocean green and sky blue.

JBL brings the sound of the big stage to the cockpit of the new Fiat 500e

JBL creates the amazing sound that shapes life’s most beautiful moments. From iconic events like Woodstock and concerts at Madison Square Garden to games at Yankee Stadium and weekend getaways, JBL elevates listeners’ experiences with award-winning sound that lets them savor every moment. With 75 years of experience and industry-leading innovation, JBL has combined a bold vision of the future with the passion and talent of engineers and designers around the world. JBL’s Signature Professional Sound is the leading technology used at major pop culture events, and the brand has partnerships with the world’s best

The sound system of the new Fiat 500e “la Prima” by Bocelli uses two tweeters, four mid-range speakers and a subwoofer to create four virtual concert rooms that can be called up via the infotainment system. The acoustic variants living room, professional recording studio, opera house and stadium are available for different music styles. This unique technology offers a music experience tailored to the music and the venue down to the smallest detail in the front and rear seats.

New Fiat 500 ICON 2022 – now a choice of battery pack

The new Fiat 500e in the ICON 2022 equipment variant and the sedan body variant is available with two battery variants. You can now choose between capacities of 23.8 or 42.0 kilowatt hours.

The 23.8 kW battery is the new, particularly attractively priced alternative for customers who mainly cover short distances in an area with a well-developed charging structure. The range in city traffic is up to 257 kilometers (WLTP cycle).

The 42 kWh battery is combined with a motor that delivers 87 kW (equivalent to 118 hp). The range is up to 320 kilometers (measured according to the WLTP cycle) or up to 460 kilometers in city traffic.

The other standard equipment of the new Fiat 500e ICON 2022 is identical for both battery variants. The purchase price is reduced by 4,000 euros with the 23.8 kWh battery pack (manufacturer’s recommended retail price RRP). Both model versions now come with a “Mode 3” charging cable as standard.

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