Fiat Punto Facelift caught on test in Pune
Fiat India is slated to introduce the Punto facelift later this year and the model was caught actively being tested in Pune. Introduced in 2005, new models of Punto came out in 2010 and 2012 and the 2014 Punto is now on its way with a host of updates and added safety features.
2014 Fiat Punto facelift seen testing around the company’s Ranjangaon manufacturing plant near Pune, was seen in partially camouflage, thereby indicating that the upcoming facelift will not see any major modifications as compared to its earlier counterpart.
The new Fiat Punto Facelift will continue with its same diesel engine configuration in the form of a 1.3 liter Multijet diesel engine offering power of 75 bhp and torque of 197 Nm. The petrol engined Fiat Punto facelift will receive a 1.2 liter and 1.4 liter petrol engine generating 68 bhp and 96 Nm and 90 bhp and 115 Nm power and torque respectively. The facelift will be seen sitting on new 16” alloy wheels and come equipped with rear parking sensors, cruise control, auto headlamps, a redesigned front grille and revised bumpers, while modifications in its interiors will include a new instrument cluster, center console and quality material.
The Punto facelift could make its debut in time for the festive season later this year, while the company has also promised four new produced to include the Abarth 500, Punto Avventura and 2014 Linea.