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1995 Fiat Vanzic

In 1995 Fiat presented a car with a hybrid-electric powertrain, developed based on the Zic prototype and built with components (light alloys, polymer composites) and innovative process technology (die-casting techniques, aluminum welding processes, and cohesion procedures).

The Vanzic represents the second generation of electric prototypes Fiat, minivan for mainly urban use, driven by an electric motor with the assistance of a thermal energy generator to produce directly in the car part of the electricity needed to drive, in addition to that stored in the battery system, to increase the operating range of up to 200 km continuously, with an average consumption of 4.3 liters of gasoline per 100 km. The declared maximum speed is 105 km/h.

Source: (translated from Spanish)

Images: Mario Buonocunto Concept Cars Page