Team Fiat is going to Raid De Himalaya this year with Pavan Choudhary (Rally Driver) and Captain Nitin Anand (Navigator) in a Fiat Grande Punto 90HP. The duo are participating in the adventure category with the journey commencing at Shimla and reaching Srinagar, covering close to 2000 kms and 6 legs over a span of 10 days. The 13th edition of the rally is being organized by Himalayan Motorsport Association and approved by National Sports Federation recognized by the Government of India and will see participation of 291 contestants. In its unique format this time, the X-treme and Adventure category will compete on their own treacherous paths initially but will meet at Rangdum (Rangdum, situated 3,657metres, 11,998 ft) above sea level, in an isolated region of the Suru valley in the Ladakh region and continue together via Penzi-La till the final stop at Srinagar.
“Fiat’s Punto 90 HP MULTIJET is known for its power, drive and fuel efficiency. Our cars have a strong build and all the essential features to enable a smooth drive across most terrains. It would truly be a proud moment to see the Fiat brand standing tall on one of the highest altitudes of the country. We wish the team a great and memorable journey with Fiat’s Punto 90 HP MULTIJET,” Mr. Enrico Atanasio, Head (Commercial), Fiat India, said.