Fiat India launched the Linea in January and is now preparing to launch the Grande Punto on the 4th of June, 2009. The Grande Punto was launched in the European markets in 2005 and pulled Fiat out from bankruptcy. The Grande Punto is one of the few cars to have got 5 Stars in EURO NCAP test, the upcoming Maruti Ritz managed to get 4 stars. Dealer trainings and product demonstration for the Indian Grande Punto have already started. The first made in India Grande Punto manufactured at Ranajangaon plant will roll out today.

Just like the Linea, the Grande Punto will come in three variants – Active, Dynamic and Emotion. The Emotion variant will also come with the optional Emotion Pack which will have Fiat’s Blue & Me with steering mounted controls , Alloy Wheels, Front Airbags. The Active variant will come with the 1.2 Litre Petrol engine while the higher end variants Dynamic and Emotion will come with Linea’s 1.4 Litre petrol engine. The diesel engine will be the award winning 1.3 litre Multijet without VGT and 75bhp of power on tap, same as the Swift.

Pricing : –

Petrol: 4.5 – 6.0 lakhs (Ex-Showroom)
Diesel: 5.25 – 6.5 lakhs (Ex-Showroom)

Active :-

  • 1.2 L Petrol/1.3 Multijet
  • Manual Airconditioning
  • Immobilizer
  • Tilt Steering
  • Black door handles and outside rear view mirrors.
  • Power Steering
  • Front Power Windows

Dynamic :-

  • 1.4 L Petrol/1.3 Multijet Diesel
  • Adds to Active Trim
  • Front and Rear Power Windows
  • Front Fog Lamps
  • Dual tone central console/door handles
  • Central Locking

Emotion : –

  • 1.4 L Petrol/1.3 Multijet Diesel
  • Adds to Dynamic Trim
  • Split Rear Seat
  • Front Grille Painted in BOdy Color
  • Rear De-Fogger + Wash & Wipe
  • Electrically Adjustable OVRM’s
  • Bi-Color Dashboard
  • Remote Door Lock
  • ABS
  • Radio MP3 + CD Player
  • Height Adjustable Driver Seat

Emotion Pack (Optional) : –

  • Automatic Climate Control
  • Front AirBags
  • Leather Steering Wheel
  • Fiat’s Blue & Me with Steering Mounted Controls
  • Alloy Wheels

Thanks to sidgo7@team-bhp for the information.