Fiat India launched the Punto Sport limited edition priced at Rs. 7.36 lakh, ex-showroom, Delhi.

Alongside the launch of the Punto Sport limited edition, the company has also inaugurated the second Fiat Caffe in the country in Pune, while the first was inaugurated in Delhi couple of months ago.

 

fiat punto sports front black

Photo: The Punto sport looks attractive with its decals and custom colors

What’s new?

The Punto Sport is based on the Punto 90 HP variant and is powered by a 1.3-litre 91.7 Bhp motor, making it the most powerful diesel hatchback available in the market. The Punto 90HP also gets chrome exhaust tips, chrome exterior door handles, sport decals, sporty metallic pedals, premium red stitching on the seats, the word ‘Punto’ embossed on door sill and sport decals on the ORVMs. The limited edition Punto Sport comes only in three colors: namely, bossa nova white, exotica red and hip hop black.

fiat punto sports rear black

Photo: With minor add-ons like a chrome exhaust tip and sporty decals the rear too looks sporty

Performance

The Punto 90HP variant is powered by a 1.3-litre Multijet diesel motor that puts out 91.7 Bhp (93 PS) of power and 209 Nm of torque unlike the regular Punto diesel which is powered by a 1.3-litre Multijet diesel motor that puts out 74.9 Bhp (76 PS) of power and 197 Nm of torque.

The Punto 90HP should offer better acceleration and top-end performance than the regular Punto.  The claimed mileage of Punto 90 HP is 20.5 Kmpl which is slightly better than the claimed mileage of regular Punto (20.3 Kmpl). Also read: Fiat Punto 90 HP Sports launch on May 18!

fiat punto sports dashboard

Photo: There are minor changes on the inside as well like the premium red stitching on the seats

Features

The Punto Sport is offered only in the top-end ‘Emotion’ variant that is loaded with comfort features such as Bluetooth (Blue&Me), follow me home headlamps, multi info display, automatic AC, steering mounted audio controls, power windows with delay & auto down function, electrically adjustable ORVMs and driver seat height adjust. The following table shows the complete list of features offered in the Punto Sport.

fiat punto sports pedals

Photo: Sporty metallic pedals add to the sporty feel of the the Punto on the inside

CriteriaFeatures
ComfortAutomatic climate control, rear parcel shelf, rear seat folding (60:40 split), adjustable rear seat head restraint, programmed service reminder, follow me headlamps, external temperature display, speed sensitive volume adjuster for audio, desmodronic foldable key, remote keyless entry, rear foot level AC vents.
Driving aidsPower steering with tilt adjust, clutch foot rest, front & rear power windows with ‘Delay’ & ‘Auto Down’ function, Driver seat height adjust, tachometer, digital trip meter, digital odometer, trip calculator, programmable speed limit buzzer, distance to empty indicator, rear-time mileage indicator, electrically adjustable ORVMs, rear window (wiper + washer), rear defogger with timer.
SafetyFire prevention system, immobilizer with rolling code, exact door open indicator, rear seat metal back, central door locking, automatic door lock, height adjustable front seat belts, ABS with EBD, 3-point ELR seat belts with pretensioners & load limiter, dual stage Airbags (Front) with early crash sensors, passenger airbag deactivation, seat belt warning light with buzzer.
GadgetryDigital clock, 12V power socket, integrated CD/MP3 & FM player with 4 speakers, USB port, Bluetooth (Blue&Me), steering mounted audio, and Bluetooth controls.
LooksSporty decals and ORVMs in contrasting colors, chrome plated door handles, body colored bumpers, rear fog lamps, front fog lamps, fabric insert on door trim & door arm-rest, dual tone dashboard, boot lamp, premium red stitching on seats, leather wrapped steering wheel & gear shift knob.
fiat punto sports door sil

Photo: As a little touch of detailing the door sill gets the word 'Punto' on a metallic plate

Variants and prices

The Punto Sport comes only in one variant and is priced Rs.52,000 more than the regular Punto diesel (76 PS) Emotion priced at Rs.6.84 lakh. Also read: Hyundai i-Gen i20 vs. Fiat Grande Punto

CriteriaFeatures
ComfortAutomatic climate control, rear parcel shelf, rear seat folding (60:40 split), adjustable rear seat head restraint, programmed service reminder, follow me headlamps, external temperature display, speed sensitive volume adjuster for audio, desmodronic foldable key, remote keyless entry, rear foot level AC vents.
Driving aidsPower steering with tilt adjust, clutch foot rest, front & rear power windows with ‘Delay’ & ‘Auto Down’ function, Driver seat height adjust, tachometer, digital trip meter, digital odometer, trip calculator, programmable speed limit buzzer, distance to empty indicator, rear-time mileage indicator, electrically adjustable ORVMs, rear window (wiper + washer), rear defogger with timer.
SafetyFire prevention system, immobilizer with rolling code, exact door open indicator, rear seat metal back, central door locking, automatic door lock, height adjustable front seat belts, ABS with EBD, 3-point ELR seat belts with pretensioners & load limiter, dual stage Airbags (Front) with early crash sensors, passenger airbag deactivation, seat belt warning light with buzzer.
GadgetryDigital clock, 12V power socket, integrated CD/MP3 & FM player with 4 speakers, USB port, Bluetooth (Blue&Me), steering mounted audio, and Bluetooth controls.
LooksSporty decals and ORVMs in contrasting colors, chrome plated door handles, body colored bumpers, rear fog lamps, front fog lamps, fabric insert on door trim & door arm-rest, dual tone dashboard, boot lamp, premium red stitching on seats, leather wrapped steering wheel & gear shift knob.