The Punto Abarth has already sold in India, equipped with a motor T-Jet 1.4-liter with 145 hp. With the front specific to that market, which is already offered in the rest of the family Point.
Lvariant Abarth of the Fiat Punto debuted this week in official form in India. The model is presented with a similar aesthetic to the rest of the family Point to that market, which has a front specific to that region, which never was extended to the rest of the international markets.
In the matter of outward appearance, the Abarth Punto has no major differences with respect to the Point conventional. Of course, the insignia of Fiat have disappeared, in addition to having won a color scheme specific, thanks to the adhesives decorative to the body sides and on the hood, the housings of the rearview mirrors, the spoiler and some details in the bumpers, which are painted in red color. In addition to account with a few alloy wheels of 16-inch design specific, with tires in as 195/55/16.
mechanically, the Abarth Punto mounts the same engine T-Jet 1.4-liter that uses the Line, but drawn up to achieve a performance of 145 horsepower and 212 Nm of torque obtained between 2,000 and 4,000 rpm. The impeller is associated with a 5-speed manual transmission, managing to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 8.8 seconds. The brakes are disc on all four wheels, while the suspension were downgraded in 20 mm, at the same time that they gained a setting more rigid.
The interior gets the same design as the Fiat Punto series, but with a panel black, made of a material soft to the touch, leather-wrapped steering wheel, ambient lighting, aluminum pedal, sports seats and upholstery specified. Between his characteristics stand out the brakes ABS with EBD, dual airbags front, power steering, central locking with remote control, lift glass electric, electric mirrors and infotainment system with Bluetooth connectivity, among others.
The price for India, the Abarth Punto started in the 995.000 rupees, the equivalent of about 15.300 dollars at the current exchange rate.