Fiat Avventura crossover launch countdown begins, due in October

Friday 08 August 2014, 16:50 PM by

First glimpse of Fiat Avventura was seen at the Auto Expo event in the country earlier this year. Avventura would be the first crossover from Fiat for the Indian market that is loaded with rich and vibrant features. The production version is also expected to carry ample headroom and legroom as was seen in the vehicle that was displayed at the venue. Fiat has recently launched the Punto Evo in the Indian market and the Avventura launch is next on cards.

Fiat Avventura's production version is expected to be powered by the existing line of 1.3-litre multi-jet diesel engine which generates power of about 90 bhp with 200 Nm of peak torque. Sources have also hinted a possibility of 1.4 Litre FIRE Petrol engine being used in the production version. For now it is unknown if this crossover shall available with automatic transmission along with its regular manual transmission.

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Fiat Avventura crossover launch countdown begins, due in October

The upcoming Fiat Avventura is expected to sport a new grill design along with smartly positioned head lamps. To give it a rugged look the crossover has received an attractive roof-spoiler and a rear-mounted spare wheel. The alloys have received interesting shades of grey-silver colour. The crossover has also received a good amount of ground clearance to enable easy roll over tricky Indian roads.

At the Auto Expo event, President and Managing Director, FIAT Chrysler Automobiles India Operations, Nagesh Basavanhalli, said, “The introduction of new products for the Indian market is in line with our long term strategy, which puts us in a strong position to penetrate the market. Today we showcase some of our key products from our future Fiat and Abarth portfolio for India. We are proud to present Avventura CUV (Contemporary Urban Vehicle) first to the Indian market.” The company has not spoken about the pricing aspect for now but it is anticipated that Fiat Avventura may be priced around INR 7 Lakhs segment.

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