Fiat Avventura Crossover unveiled at Delhi Auto Expo
Italian auto majors, Fiat has unveiled two very special models at 2014 Auto Expo. The first is Fiat Avventura crossover while the other is a Linea Facelift. Fiat has also used Auto Expo to announce launch of Abarth brand officially in India.
Avventura crossover is based on Grande Punto in a more rugged format, while both cars share parts, components and platform. Engines seen on board Fiat Avventura will include a 1.3 liter multi-jet diesel engine offering peak power of 90 bhp and peak torque of 200 Nm, mated to a 5 speed manual, while a 1.4 liter FIRE petrol engine will also be offered.
Once launched, Avventura crossover will compete with Toyota Etios Cross and Volkswagen Cross Polo in India. Avventura from Fiat comes in with body cladding on doors and bumpers giving it a rugged compact SUV stance while ground clearance has been increased to 200mm. Safety features will include ABS, dual airbags and projectors.