Italian automaker Fiat has reportedly confirmed that the company will launch its Avventura crossover in India on 21 October.
Avventura has been trying the patience of auto enthusiasts in the country since its first appearance at the Delhi Auto Expo.
Now a new report of Auto NDTV reveals that Fiat will take the wraps off its new Avventura in India on 21 October.
To be offered in both petrol and diesel engine options in India, Fiat Avventura, the car based on the company's Punto hatchback will be launched in three trims - Active, Dynamic and Emotion.
Under the hood, the petrol Avventura will pack 1.4-litre engine, which can pump in a power of 89bhp and a peak torque 115Nm, while the diesel model of the car gets power from the 1.3-litre multijet motor that can churn out 92bhp of power and 208Nm of peak torque.
Talking about the features, the base variant of Avventura Active is expected to come fitted with rear mounted spare wheel with cover and rear fog lamps and 16-inch alloy wheels along with dual -tone dashboard, automatic door locking, ORVMs with integrated turn indicators, keyless entry and tilt-adjustable steering.
The second variant Dynamic is expected to include safety features like Anti-Lock-Braking system with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution and electrically-adjustable OVRMs in addition to the features offered in the Active.
The top end variant of the model is likely to get automatic climate control, leather wrapped steering wheel and front and rear passenger airbags.
We do not know yet the pricing of Avventura, but from what we heard, the Italian maker is likely to price its new offering in the ₹6 lakh brackets. When launched, Avventura will take on the likes of Toyota Etios Cross and Volkswagen Cross Polo.
Fiat is also expected to launch its Abarth 500 in the country next month. Abarth 500, a performance oriented car will be powered by a 1.4 litre MultiAir turbocharged four cylinder petrol engine, which can churn out a power of 135bhp and is likely to get features like projector head-lamps, dual-exhaust system, KONI front-shock absorbers.