Scoop: Fiat India to launch Abarth Punto and Abarth Avventura in Q3 2015 at a starting price of approx Rs 9 lakhs
Abarth Punto and Abarth Avventura will be powerful variants of Punto hatchback and Avventura crossover.
Maruti Suzuki Swift facelift is launched and we see slight change in technical specifications and prices have gone a bit north. Here is on paper technical specification comparison of Swift vs Hyundai Elite i20, Volkswagen Polo and Fiat Punto EVO.
Fiat Group Automobiles India Private Limited (FGAIPL) has delivered its biggest bulk order for Punto Evo. The order for 455 cars came from diamond merchant Savjibhai in Surat, Gujarat. It’s surely a glorious Diwali with blessing galore that sees employees walk away with a car as bonus.
With Onam, Dusshera, Navratri and Diwali festivals just around the corner, automakers are embarking on massive advertisement campaigns to lure buyers back into showrooms. Each automaker is ensuring that timing is right for new launches and facelifts and will be reportedly spending anything between INR 400-450 crores on advertising.
Whole country should be excited to know that petrol price will be reduced by Rs. 1.89 – Rs. 2.38 on midnight of August 14 – 15. In addition to what seems to be an Independence day offer, car buyers have another reason to be delighted, as discounts on new purchases are as high as Rs. 1.20 lakhs.
Fiat Punto Evo unveiled by Fiat Group Automobiles India Pvt. Ltd in Jaipur draws attention to the carâ€™s first in segment features, excellent ground clearance and design and engineering which fits the cars for use on Indian roads. The Punto Evo marks its entry into the premium hatchback segment is available at a price of INR 4.55 lakhs (ex sh Pune), INR 40,000 less than its predecessor.
At the start of this year, Fiat India promised aÂ total of four new cars. First came in the form of Linea facelift, second was Punto facelift. With successful launch of Fiat Punto Evo yesterday, Fiat India now looks forward to the next two car launches for this year. First will be Avventura CUV in the next 60 days, while the second will be in the form of Abarth 500.
Fiat Punto EVO is finally launched at competitive starting price of Rs. 4.55 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi) for petrol version, up to Rs. 6.65 lakhs for top end variant. Here is our first drive review of new Punto EVO petrol 1.4 PDA.