Fiat Punto Sport, Trendz, CNG versions unveiled at Auto Expo 2010

Fiat has launched three new variants of its successful Grand Punto hatchback, the Grand Punto Sport, Grad Punto Trendz, and Grand Punto ‘Natural Power’ (CNG). It also launched the Linea T-Jet and an automatic transmission version of the popular Linea sedan, the Linea Dualogic.The Fiat Grand Punto Sport, the top-end model of the range, comes with a 1.3-litre multijet engine that gives 90 HP power. Aimed at young Indian consumers, the Fiat Grand Punto Sport offers snazzy features such as an electric sunroof, rear spoiler, sport badge, sport red stickers, leather seats in red and black, aluminium foot pedals and foot rest, 17? alloy wheels, and black headlamps.

The Fiat Grand Punto Natural Power runs on both petrol and CNG, promising low CO2 emissions. The car is said to be able to go for 1000 kms without a refuel.

The Fiat Grand Punto Trendz is a limited edition petrol variant powered by an 1.2-litre Fire petrol engine. A trendy car again aimed at the youth segment, the Grande Punto Trendz is colorful and sporty, with snazzy interiors boasting a sophisticated audio system.

Fiat also plans to launch a new powerful version of Fiat Linea, the Linea T-Jet, that comes with a PS Turbocharged petrol engine that gives 110 PS (108bhp). Other features of the Fiat Linea T-Jet include a new red-purple body color, 16″ alloy wheels, leather seats, and disc brakes at the front and the rear.

The company also displayed a new Fiat 500 that is inspired by the Diesel brand. The car comes in three colors, Diesel Black, Diesel Bronze and Diesel Green, and has been styled by Diesel.

The Linea Dualogic will come with an automatic transmission system that will offer ten per cent more mileage than normal auto boxes, and 3-55 increase in fuel efficiency than manual transmissions.

Fiat has not revealed any information about when these variants and models will be available and at what price.