Next Fiat Punto could take different paths in Europe and South America


Fiat is developing a new generation of point. The hatchback could become a kind of 500 5-door in Europe while in South America could have a direct successor .


Fiat 500 5 puertas (Proyección) H ace a few weeks news emerged indicating that in Brazil Fiat already working on the next generation of Punto, which for now only released by the its internal code X6H .

In Italy meanwhile the current point is dying slowly and this week announced that it will no longer offer and the three-door body or the diesel engines. With an ever smaller range, Fiat actually focuses its efforts on developing its substitute.

While in Brazil would successor, Europe could become a 5-door 500.

In recent statements expressed by the number one Fiat Olivier François , within the framework of the presentation of the Alfa Romeo Giulia, the executive said it would be to his taste than the new Point adopt the aesthetics of the newly renovated 500 , although with a larger body and two extra doors.

himself Sergio Marchionne noted recently so there will be room in the future for possible 5-door version of the 500, even though it was not clear if his name be 500 or if instead adopt Point name.

At the same time in Brazil ensures that the project for the new point forward, but still no details about who will be chosen to produce architecture. The hatchback could take as a basis both platform B-Wide using the Fiat 500X and Jeep Renegade or platform Mini Evo who gives life to the current Panda and 500 .

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