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Fiat X1/23 -

The Fiat X1/23 is a concept car originally shown in 1972 at the Turin Motor Show and in 1976 as an electric car by the Italian manufacturer Fiat.Designed by Centro Stile Fiat, it is a small two-seater city car,unlike any Fiat produced at the time. The 1976 X1/23 is fitted with a 14 kW electric motor driving the front wheels and equipped with regenerative braking. Batteries are located at the rear. The X1/23 has a top speed of 45 mph (72.4 km/h) and a claimed range of about 50 miles (80.5 km). Despite its diminutive size, the car weighs 820 kg (1,800 lb), 166 kg (370 lb) of which was due to the battery.