Bookings for the all new Fiat Abarth Punto are now open across India. Fiat India has announced the official launch Next Month that is in October 2015. Fiat is planning to launch more powerful versions of the Punto and the Avventura under the brand Abarth. The 1st to enter is the Punto Evo and dealers across the nation have started pre orders at 50,000 INR.
The Punto Evo will be powered with a 1.4 Litre T Jet Turbocharged petrol that will juice out a 145 BHP. This high performance car will come in 3 engine options: 1.2 & 1.4 Litre petrol and a 1.3 Litre multi jet diesel engine. It will try to compete the Polo GT TSI which comes with a 7 speed DSG auto gear box producing 105 BHP. Punto Evo would come with a 145 BHP. It is set to be priced at around 10 Lakhs and will come with 16 inch dual tone alloys, Abarth decals on sides, wing mirrors and grille in contrast accents etc. There will be subtle changes to the interiors as well such as red and yellow contrast stitching on seats and Abarth badge on the steering wheel.
The height of the Punto has been reduced by a 20 mm and suspensions stiffened in order to handle the extra power.
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