FCA India powers up its Fiat product portfolio

Launches new Linea, and all diesel hatchback cars get 93PS engine

By: | Published: July 7, 2016 10:33 PM
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles India (FCA) announced that its Fiat range of cars, including the new Linea, Punto EVO PowerTech and Avventura PowerTech, will now be offered with more powerful engines and a touchscreen infotainment system with navigation, across all trims. (Reuters) Fiat Chrysler Automobiles India (FCA) announced that its Fiat range of cars, including the new Linea, Punto EVO PowerTech and Avventura PowerTech, will now be offered with more powerful engines and a touchscreen infotainment system with navigation, across all trims. (Reuters)

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles India (FCA) announced that its Fiat range of cars, including the new Linea, Punto EVO PowerTech and Avventura PowerTech, will now be offered with more powerful engines and a touchscreen infotainment system with navigation, across all trims.

Kevin Flynn, president & managing director, FCA India, said, “Fiat cars are known for their performance and by adding more horsepower to our model range we are only living up to our brand promise—Crafted for Car Lovers. Besides that, we do make great-looking cars.”

FCA India has rolled out the Linea 125 S. As the name indicates, the new version of Fiat’s executive sedan is now significantly more powerful, with 125PS on tap.

This ‘power-up’ makes it the most powerful sedan in its segment. The impressively engineered Linea, which turns heads with its timeless Italian styling, now offers a 5-inch multi-functional touchscreen infotainment system with navigation, in addition to a plethora of class-exclusive features such as the soft-touch IP with ambient lighting, rear sun curtain, disc brakes on all four wheels and dual-stage driver airbags.

The Linea 125 S is also the longest sedan in its segment, with a length of 4,596mm, has the best-in-segment ground clearance of 190mm and a large, 500-litre boot.

The Punto EVO as well as the Avventura will come with the 93PS 1.3-litre Multijet engine and the 5-inch multi-functional touchscreen infotainment system with navigation is now standard across all variants. Branded as PowerTech, both Punto EVO and Avventura will be available in three trims—Active, Dynamic and Emotion.

The Linea 125 S starts at Rs 7.82 lakh and the PowerTech series starts at Rs 6.81 lakh for the Punto EVO and Rs 7.87 lakh for the Avventura (prices are ex-showroom, Delhi).

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