Italian auto maker Fiat's hot hatch Abarth Punto is expected to make its India debut in October this year and now, ahead of its likely launch, more details of the Fiat hatch have been leaked on the web, giving auto lovers a clear picture of the engine specifications and other features of the model.
The Facebook group Team Fiat has managed to get details of the new Fiat Abrath Punto and according to the leaked document, the new hot hatch in India will be powered by 1.4-litre T-JET turbocharged petrol engine that dishes out 145bhp power at 6,000rpm and 200Nm torque at 1,750rpm. The engine with fuel efficiency of 16.3kmpl can accelerate from 0 to 100kmph in eight seconds and will come coupled to a five-speed gearbox.
To be offered in two colours, black and white, the Fiat Abarth Punto will feature upholstery with contrast stitching in red and yellow, Scorpion decals on roof and sportier steel pedals.
The dealers of Fiat have started accepting bookings for the Abarth Punto against a down payment of Rs 50,000 and the model has been listed on the manufacturer's website.