Fiat Punto Pure Launch Auto Expo Press Release

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles launches the Punto Pure for the Indian market

~ Priced at Rs.4.49 lakhs for petrol and Rs.5.59 lakhs for diesel, ex-showroom New Delhi, this affordable hatch will be available at all dealerships across the country ~

SYNOPSIS:Fiat India launches the Punto Pure in two variants:A 1.3 L Advanced Multi-jet Diesel engine producing 76 PS @4000 rpm and generating 197 Nm of torque @ 1750 rpmA 1.2 L FIRE Petrol engine producing 68 PS @ 6000 rpm and generating 96 Nm of torque @ 2500 rpmPunto Pure will be an aspirational entry level hatchback and will host features such as:Premium quality interiorsStrong Build QualityWell-tuned suspension for exceptional ride & handlingProgrammable Follow Me Home Headlamps, My Car settings Flat Blade wipersFire Prevention SystemIt will be available in three eclectic colours: Exotica RedHip Hop BlackWhite~ Punto Pure will be a smart combination of Italian design, flair, performance and low cost of ownership ~

New Delhi, February 04, 2016: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles India today launched the Punto Pure at the 2016 Auto Expo The Motor Show. This car is based on the much loved Grande Punto which had enjoyed a phenomenal success during its launch. The Punto Pure will be the entry vehicle in the B segment with an attractive price point. This affordable hatchback is poised to be the star in this segment providing strong build quality and a low cost of ownership.The Punto Pure will be available in two variants; a 1.3L Advanced Multi-jet Diesel engine producing a max power of 76 PS@4000rpm and 197 Nm@ 1750 rpm of torque and a 1.2 L FIRE Petrol engine producing 68 PS @ 6000 rpm of power and generating 96 Nm@ 2500 rpm of torque. Speaking on the occasion, Kevin Flynn, President and Managing Director, FCA India Pvt. Ltd. said, The success story of the Grande Punto in India has been impeccable. It received a warm welcome during its launch .The Italian design, dynamics and flair was loved and admired by many. Today, we at FCA India are extremely thrilled to present the Punto Pure the Italian masterpiece that promises the same agility and ride quality at an affordable price and low cost of ownership. He further added, FCA has exciting plans for the Indian market. We are taking aggressive efforts to strengthen our brand by bringing in world-class products and providing top-notch after-sales services to cater to the Indian market. India is a strategic market for us and this is an integral part of our commitment to widen our portfolio and to provide greater value not only to our customers but other stakeholders as well.Engine and Fun Driveability The Punto Pure will be a 5-door hatchback powered with two engine options; a 1.3 L Advanced Multi-Jet Diesel engine producing 76 PS of max power and a 1.2 L FIRE petrol engine producing 68 PS of max power; making the car peppy and fun to drive. While the engine promises impressive fuel economy figures, the healthy torque is mated through a slick five speed manual transmission. Punto Pure will stay true to its DNA as a driver focused car and a fun to drive hatchback with genuine Italian flair. The handling of the car is also down to its chassis which has been perfected over the years by Fiat engineers. Further enhancing the cars driveability is a well-tuned suspension ready to take on bumpy roads while not sacrificing on comfort and fun.Comfortable and Practical CabinThe interior of the Punto Pure is inspired from its predecessor. The large dimensions results in it being a car with a spacious cabin making it comfortable for five people. The car also consists of a large boot offering ample space for your weekend getaways. The cars instrumentations include Digital Clock, Digital Odometer, Digital Trip meter, Distance to Empty Indicator, to name a few. The Punto Pure will be loaded with features and will provide an amazing value for money offering.Original Italian Design and DynamicsDistinctive Italian design makes the Punto Pure standout and take notice. The class leading dimension (L x W x H) mm: 3987 x 1687 x 1495 of the car gives it an impressive presence on the road. Punto Pure comes standard with 14 steel wheels and black coloured ORVMs and door handles. The bumpers are body coloured and there are rear fog lamps present.PricingEx-showroom: New Delhi1.3 L Advanced Multi-jet DieselengineRs. 5.59 Lakhs

1.2 L FIRE Petrol engineRs. 4.49 Lakhs

Where to find it?The expanding dealership network of FIAT in several Indian cities will provide the Punto Pure to the prospective customers.

About Fiat Chrysler AutomobilesFiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) designs, engineers, manufactures, distributes and sells vehicles under the Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Fiat Professional, Jeep, Lancia, Ram, SRT brands as well as luxury cars under the Maserati brands.FCA also operates in the components sector, through MagnetiMarelli and Teksid, and in the production systems sector, through Comau and in after-sales services and products under the Mopar brand name. In addition, the Group provides retail and dealer finance, leasing and rental services in support of the car business through subsidiaries, joint ventures and commercial agreements with specialized financing services providers.FCA is an international auto group engaged in industrial activities in the automotive sector through companies located in 40 countries and has commercial relationships with customers in approximately 150 countries.

For more information please contact:Marius DLimaHead-Corporate Communications,Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, India Operations+91 - 98201 29889E-mail ID: marius.dlima@fcagroup.comWebsite: www.fiat-india.comAkshat JainSenior Image ManagerPerfect Relations Pvt Ltd+91 9920210948akshatj@perfectrelations.com