The Fiat Grande Punto was launched in India in 2009. The Punto comes with 4 engine options which include a 1.2 and a 1.4-litre petrol and a 1.3 litre diesel. There is also an option of the 1.3 diesel with
a VGT. Its competitors are the Honda Jazz, Tata indicant Vista, Maruti Suzuki Swift, Volkswagen Polo, Skoda Fabia and the Toyota Etios Liva.
Fiat added a new version trim to the Grande Punto range: the storming new 1.4 T-Jet 120 Sporting, a model that combines performance and driving enjoyment with Fiat’s advanced engine technology. The new T-Jet petrol engine uses the latest turbocharging expertise to give outstanding power and torque but with notably low emissions and fuel consumption.
Daniel Radcliffe has a crush for Italian cars, but wait, not Ferrari or Lamborghini ! He will buy himself a Fiat Punto for his18th birthday next month. Is true that Daniel is one of the most richest kid in Britain (his fortune estimated at 23 million pounds), but he prefers a Grande Punto, because he says it is one of the five most environmentally-friendly cars in the UK. "Daniel is very excited about coming into his fortune on 23 July but he’s not going to become flash all of a sudden and (...) More
The public in Geneva will also be able to admire the extraordinary Grande Punto Abarth S2000. This is a racing car designed for racing stables, which the Fiat Racing Department will be entering in the 2007 Italian Rally Championship with Giandomenico Basso and his navigator Mitia Dotta. Davide Gatti, winner of the 2006 Fiat Abarth International Trophy, will compete at the wheel of an official Fiat Grande Punto R3D with a diesel engine. On the international scene, the Grande Punto Abarth (...) More
The legendary Abarth “Scorpion” returns A great project will be launched at the 77th Geneva International Motor Show: the rebirth of one of the most prestigious brands in world motorsports. Its symbol is a scorpion, and its name is Abarth. Abarth has always been synonymous with assertive cars, competitiveness, passion and excitement, and it now returns with a new range that will appeal to all lovers of motorsports. Abarth’s first interpretation of the Grande Punto will be on the “catwalk” at (...) More
From an initial entry list of twenty-eight (28) new vehicles from all over the world, a short list of ten finalists for the third annual World Car of the Year (WCOTY) awards were announced by the international accounting firm KPMG. The winners of the 2007 WCOTY will be unveiled during Press Preview at the upcoming New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) on Thursday, April 5, 2007. Vehicles are selected and voted on by an international jury panel comprised of 45 top-level automotive (...) More
The Fiat Grande Punto is the result of the colaboration between Fiat and MS Design. The most aggressive of them is the Linea Race kit, a limited edition at a price of 3250 euro ($4200). The sporty kit features decoration set of Linea Race, 17’ wheels and 215/40 R17 tires and a plaque Linea Race with serial-number. The kit can be ordered alternatively in black and/or black (...)
Fiat is extending the range of his baby Maserati with a sporty version wich should be closer to the character of the Italian maker.This 200hp hot hatch will be sold with the Abarth title , and will be inspired from the Rally Super competition car.
Posted on 12.7.2006 16:10 by Alex Damian , Blas Nicusor
Following in the wheeltracks of the original hugely successful Punto hatchback, which has accounted for over six million sales since its launch in 1993, the new Grande Punto’s objective is to regain leadership of the highly competitive and crucially important European compact hatchback market.
At the Istanbul International Auto ,Fiat presents Grande Punto Radical,an extreme show car.The car underlines the important role played by the Grande Punto in the market. This week three production versions are on show .
Small cars, with exterior serious modifications and painted in rich colors is not something new. It’s a fashion that has been around for some years in the US and even Europe. There is quite a simple explanation for this. Small auto vehicles, with small engines have reduced costs and they allow passionate teenagers a way to express their imagination and personality.