Fiat to Launch Linea T-Jet

Tuesday 03 November 2009, 00:00 AM by Satish Kalepu

Fiat is getting ready to launch Linea T-Jet model in India. It will showcase the new model at the upcoming Delhi Auto expo in 2010. The new T-jet model will be powered by 1.4L petrol engine which will be a turbo-charged version. It delivers 120ps @ 5000 rpmand torque of 206 nm right from 1750 rpm onwards. It reaches top speed of 200 kmph and reaches from 0-100 kmph in 9.2 seconds. The new Linea T-jet will be the only model in its segment that will have turbo-charged petrol engine once it is launched.

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The new Linea T-jet will also have additional features like rain sensing wipers, reverse parking sensors, automatic headlamps, and Hill Holder function which means that it will stop the car from rolling backwards when you are on an incline and take your foot off the accelerator.

Fiat Linea was launched earlier this year and the model has been quite successful ever since its launch. Fiat intends to regain its brand image in the Indian market and has launched premium models like Fiat 500. Fiat has also decided to increase its headcount at its R&D center to up to 200 to strengthen its research and development function.