UPDATED: FIAT Punto 90HP launched, prices unveiled, bookings commence

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FIAT India has officially launched a new variant of the Punto supermini – the 90HP Diesel. Essentially this is the same Punto hatchback but now sports the 90PS variable-geometry turbo powered 1.3-litre Multijet diesel engine from the Linea sedan. The car has been launched only in the Emotion Pk trim all will co-exist with the current Punto range. Contrary to earlier speculations, the car does not sport any new graphics or paint schemes. The FIAT Punto 90HP Diesel has been priced at Rs. 6.79-lakh ex-showroom, Delhi. Visit your nearest Tata-FIAT showroom for prices in your city/zone. Test rides should commence soon. To know more about the FIAT 90HP, its performance, details on the changes and plenty of photos, read our exclusive road test / first drive review.

Optional Accessories for a sportier feel:

– Rear Spoiler

– Chrome Exhaust Tip

– Stylish Body Decals (similar to the ones shows at the 2010 Auto Expo)

– Sporty Aluminium Pedals

– Leather Seat Covers

– Punto branded Door Sill

FIAT Grande Punto 90HP Multijet ex-showroom prices:

Delhi – Rs. 679,128
Mumbai – Rs. 701,741
Bangalore – Rs. 688,549
Chennai – Rs. 683,136
Kolkata – Rs.685,239

FIAT Punto 90HP Diesel has been launched in India; prices, details and extensive review on Motoroids.com

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FIAT Punto 90HP Diesel has been launched in India; prices, specification, details and extensive review on Motoroids.com

Mr. Rajeev Kapoor poses with the same FIAT Grande Punto 90HP that was shown at the 2010 Auto Expo

FIAT Punto 90HP Diesel has been launched in India; prices, specification, details and extensive review on Motoroids.com

Mr. Rajeev Kapoor poses with the Grande Punto 90HP Multijet during its launch in Delhi

Press Release

Fiat brings power back into fashion

~ Launches Grande Punto 90HP MULTIJET ~

~ Expands network to 175 dealers across 130 cities ~

– Fiat Grande Punto 90HP MULTIJET to be the most powerful diesel hatchback in India

– The car to be equipped with a Variable Geometry Turbo engine that offers high power and superior fuel efficiency

Delhi, 16th July, 2010: With high power comes the true driving experience. Keeping in mind this very thought, Fiat India today unveiled its latest offering in the premium hatchback segment: the Fiat Grande Punto 90HP MULTIJET. Armed with a 1.3 litre Multijet engine, powered by a Variable Geometry Turbocharger, the car will be India’s most powerful diesel hatchback.

Already setting the standard with its gorgeous looks and style, the Grande Punto 90 HP MULTIJET is poised to power through the competition and create a new benchmark for diesel hatchbacks in India. The Punto 90 HP MULTIJET’s engine will provide drivers with ‘class leading’ power of 93 PS and torque of 209 NM along with excellent drive dynamics – Ride, Handling, Braking and also superior fuel efficiency of 20km / l. The 1.3 litre MULTIJET engine, a validation of Fiat’s technological prowess, is also the only ‘locally produced’ Variable Geometry Diesel engine in this category.

The Grande Punto 90 HP MULTIJET will be priced at Rs 6.79 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi).

To make the driving experience even more fun, the Grande Punto 90HP comes equipped with Dual Stage Airbags, ABS with EBD, Automatic Climate Control, Blue & Me technology, Integrated CD/MP3 player with USB, Alloy wheels with the widest tyres (in the category), Chrome plated door handles, swanky Red stitching on the seats, and a host of other exciting and new age features.

Customers will also have a choice of personalisation through a special accessory pack for the Punto 90 HP MULTIJET that includes a Rear Spoiler, Chrome Exhaust Tip, Stylish Body Decals, Sporty Aluminium Pedals, Leather Seat Covers & Punto branded Door Sill. This accessory pack shall provide discerning customers a ‘sporty feel’, along with the opportunity to stand out in the crowd.

The Grande Punto 90 HP MULTIJET, delivering 93 PS of power, will be positioned within the ‘performance diesel’ segment and will compete with existing and future brands in this segment

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Rajeev Kapoor, President& CEO, Fiat India said. “The launch of the Grande Punto 90 HP MULTIJET is testament to Fiat’s commitment to innovation and consumer satisfaction. Through this new variant, discerning consumers will be given the perfect opportunity to enjoy both ‘high power’ and a ‘fun to drive’ experience. The Grande Punto 90HP MULTIJET will aim to consolidate our position within the ‘performance diesel’ segment which has been relatively untapped unto now. We are confident the Grande Punto 90 HP MULTIJET will mark a new chapter of power driving in the premium hatchback segment.”

The Grande Punto 90 HP MULTJET will be available in 5 electrifying colors: Bossa Nova White, Exotica Red, Medium Grey, Fox Trot Azure and Tuscan Wine. The car will be aggressively priced at:


Delhi – Rs. 679,128
Mumbai – Rs. 701,741
Bangalore – Rs. 688,549
Chennai – Rs. 683,136
Kolkata – Rs.685,239

The car’s sleek and aggressive looks have made many a head turn and many a jaw drop. With both critics and buyers taking dearly to this vehicle, the Grande Punto has made a sizeable mark in the Indian auto scenario. The new Grande Punto 90 HP MULTIJET along with the existing Fiat models are available through 175 TATA-FIAT dealers across 130 cities and can be booked from 18th July 2010 onwards.

Fiat now expands the Grande Punto range to 10 variants with a choice of 1.2 & 1.4 litre FIRE engines in Petrol and 1.3 litre MULTIJET (76 HP) & (93 HP) engines in Diesel, thus offering ‘a Punto for everyone’.

With the promise of superior power and fuel efficiency, the Fiat Grande Punto 90HP MULTIJET is all set to light the Indian roads on fire thus assuring yet another significant step taken by Fiat in India

ENGINEENGINE TYPECompression Ignition,CRDI 16 V
MAXIMUM POWER93 PS @ 4000rpm
TORQUE209 Nm @ 2000rpm
FRONT SUSPENSIONIndependent Wheel Suspension with McPherson Struts Helical Coil Springs,Double Acting  Telscopic Dampers and Stabilizer Bar
REAR SUSPENSIONTorsion Beam, Helical Coil Springs and Double Acting  Telscopic Dampers and Stabilizer Bar
REAR BRAKESDrum Type(with Automatic slack Adjustment)
STEERINGTYPERack andd pinion,hydraulicPower assisted Opt. with Tilt Mechanism
TYRESTYRES195/60/R15 Tubeless Radial
WHEELS6J X15 (Alloy Wheel)
SPACELength (mm)3987
Width (mm)1687
Height (mm)1495
Wheelbase (mm)2510
KERB WEIGHT (kg)1144
Tyre Pressure Un laden Front
Tyre Pressure Un laden Rear
Tyre Pressure  laden Front
Tyre Pressure laden Rear
Type: Front wheel drive
Gearbox: Five speed manual
1st: 4.273
2nd: 2.238
3rd: 1.444
4th: 1.029
5th: 0.767
Final Drive Ratio: 3.929

Feature list 1.3 Multijet

Grande Punto90 HP
2Power SteeringY
3Low Fuel Warning LampY
412 V Acessory SocketY
5Cup HoldersY
6Remote Fuel Lid OpenerY
9Central LockingY
10Power Windows FrontY
11Remote Tail gate OpenerY
12Power Windows Rear with Child LockY
13Digital ClockY
1Instrument ClusterY
2Grey n Black Dual Tone dashboardY
4Fabric Lined SeatsY
5Door Trim with Fabric InsertsY
6Rear seat Double foldingY
7Rear parcel shelfY
8Provision for SpeakersY
93 Spoke Steering WheelY
10Day/Night MirrorY
11Clutch Foot RestY
12Cabin LampY
13Wiring for Antenna & 4 SpeakersY
14Wiring for Antenna & 6 Speakers
3Brushed Metal AC FaciaY
15Sunvisor with Vanity MirrorY
16Floor Console with Coin HolderY
1Double Barrel Clear Lens Halogen HeadlampsY
2Internally Adjustable ORVMY
3Wheel CoversY
4Body Coloured BumpersY
5Front Fog LampY
6Body Coloured Door HandlesY
7Body Coloured ORVMsY
8Co Driver Side ORVMY
9Rear Wiper & WasherY
10Rear DemisterY
11Waist line Moulding
1Side Impact BeamsY
2Energy Absorbing Collapsible Steering WheelY
3Front Structure with Controlled Deformation and Reinforced SturtsY
4Anti Submarine SeatsY
5Tubeless TyresY
6Child Lock on Rear DoorsY
7High Mounted Stop LampY
8Remote Head lamp Level AdjustmentY
9Fire Prevention System (FPS)Y
10Double Crank Prevention SystemY
11Reverse Gear Lock
12Height Adjustable Front Head RestraintsY
13Rear Neck RestsY
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