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Vospers News: New Abarth 500e Scorpionissima UK Debut!



The New Abarth 500e Scorpionissima is set to make its UK public debut at Salon Privé London on 20-22 April 2023!

Abarth 500e Scorpionissima Launch Event

Abarth will charge into Salon Privé London next month for the debut of the thrilling new 500e Scorpionissima. The first all-electric Abarth. This is one of the most exciting and significant launches in the history of the brand. The new Abarth 500e takes the firm into a new electric era. It will be perfect for electrifying the busy streets around the exclusive home of Salon Privé London, Royal Hospital Chelsea.

Salon Privé London is one of the world’s most prestigious automotive events and the sister event to the globally renowned Salon Privé at Blenheim Palace. Set to be the capital’s most exclusive automotive party, Salon Privé London offers plenty to see and do in addition to the motoring attractions. There will be a luxury shopping village featuring brands such as high-end British Jewellery designer Boodles, and watches from famed luxury brand, Montblanc. In the famed Salon Privé tradition the food and hospitality will also be first class… A three-course luncheon, delicious Pommery Champagne, cocktails from the London Essence Co and fine wines from Chateau La Gordonne.  

Abarth will also show other exciting models from its line-up at Salon Privé London 2023, including a 2023 model year Abarth 695 in a vivid orange livery.

Significant Features of the New Abarth 500e Scorpionissima

The new Abarth 500e Scorpionissima is the collectable launch edition for the new Abarth 500e range, co-created with the Abarth community itself. It’s available in vivid Acid Green paint, a bold new colour choice, with an equally eye-catching. Poison Blue hue is also available. Just 1,949 Abarth 500e Scorpionissima will be produced. The same number as the brand’s birth year.

The new Abarth 500e Scorpionissima has the performance to match its looks. Featuring 155PS from the high-power electric motor allowing the car to go from 0-62mph in just 7 seconds. With city speeds from 12 to 25mph, it’s a full 50% faster than its petrol-powered counterpart. The new electric 500e is also a second faster than the potent Abarth 695 petrol turbo on the firm’s famous Balocco test track. It also has a unique soundtrack, courtesy of a distinctive Sound Generator that replicates the sound effects dedicated ‘Abarthists’ seek.

A 42kWh battery gives the Abarth 500e Scorpionissima a generous driving range, and it comes with an 85kW fast charging system. This means up to 25 miles of range can be added in less than five minutes and it can fast-charge to 80% battery capacity in only 35 minutes.

Special features for the new Abarth 500e Scorpionissima include 18-inch diamond-cut titanium grey alloys, distinctive front and rear Abarth lettering, and an ‘electrified’ new take on the famous Abarth Scorpion signature logo. Both hatchback and convertible versions are available, all wearing a sporty body kit that includes white front dam and distinctive rear diffuser.


The New and first all-electric Abarth 500e Scorpionissima is making it’s UK public debut at Salon Privé London on 20-22 April 2023. The Abarth 500e Scorpionissima is the collectable launch edition for the new 500e range. If you want to attend the launch, tickets for Salon Privé London are on sale now at

To ensure you are one of the first people to get your hands on one of the new Abarth 500e range but sure to enquire on our web page. To learn more about the range check out our dedicated Abarth 500e blog post.