Fiat India is getting ready to launch its most awaited sedan, Fiat Linea. The first batch of Fiat Linea has rolled out from the Ranjangaon unit in Maharashtra and has been dispatched to the dealers.
Fiat India Automobile Limited is a joint venture in India between Italy’s Fiat and India’s Tata Motors. Fiat plans to re-enter Indian auto market with its C segment sedan, Fiat Linea. It has dispatched its model to 50 out of total 65 dealerships across the country. These dealerships are spread across India under the Tata-Fiat umbrella. The official launch of the car is slated for mid-January 2009 and it will be sold at all the dealerships that sell Tata cars as well.
The new Fiat Linea in India is expected to be priced between Rs. 7-9 lakh and will compete against other C segment cars like SX4, Fiesta and Honda City. Fiat Linea buyers will soon have a preview of the model at their nearest dealer showrooms. The car will be available in petrol as well as diesel model and will be manufactured in India.