Fiat Avventura Abarth will be India’s first hot crossover – Report

Posted on: Sep 28, 2015 - 4:33pm IST

Capable of sprinting from 0-100 km/h in 9.9 seconds.

Along with the leaked specifications of the Fiat Punto Abarth, Fiat Moto Club has also posted a couple of slides on an hotter version of the Fiat Avventura pseudo-crossover.

Fiat Avventura Powered by Abarth side India's first hot crossover
The Fiat Avventura Abarth will be India’s first-ever performance-oriented crossover.

Called the “Fiat Avventura Powered by Abarth”, it will feature the same internals as in the Punto Abarth. Power is sourced from the same 1.4-liter T-Jet┬áturbo engine with 140 hp and 210 Nm of torque. Paired to a 6-speed manual gearbox, the Fiat Avventura Abarth is capable of sprinting from 0-100 km/h in 9.9 seconds, and can do the standing kilometer in 31.8 seconds. As for fuel mileage, it returns 17.1 km/L.

The exterior will look identical to the regular Avventura, save for the dark 16 inch 5-spoke Scorpion alloy rims, red brake calipers, and a “Powered by Abarth” badges. The only exterior colors available are red and white.

Fiat Avventura Powered by Abarth salient features India's first hot crossover
The exterior will look identical to the regular Fiat Avventura, save for the dark 16 inch 5-spoke Scorpion alloy rims, and red calipers.

The Fiat Avventura is a rugged, crossover derivative of the Fiat Punto Evo, which measures 3,989 mm in length, 1,706 mm in width, 1,542 mm in height and 2,510 mm in wheelbase. The regular variants have a ground clearance of 205 mm.

Fiat Avventura – Image Gallery

[Source: Fiat Moto Club]

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