Fiat Strada ‘Extreme’ variant pitted against the Renault Duster Oroch – Brazil

Posted on: Sep 30, 2015 - 6:44pm IST

Launch expected in October.

Fiat Brazil will be launching the special ‘Extreme’ series of the Fiat Strada pickup truck based on the Adventure trim. This will be offered in both extended and double cab variants with a launch expected in October, as per the Brazilian media.

Fiat strada adventure extreme front press
The exterior gets body elements in graphite shade along with new alloys.

On the outside, the Extreme version can be identified with the special alloy wheels and a dark Graphite finish on the body cladding. The interior also receives graphite detailing on the center console and AC vents, along with a multi-function leather steering wheel.

The Extreme version is packed with extra features such as a new media system, floor mats with ‘Extreme’ lettering and parking sensors with reverse camera. The Strada has a luggage capacity of 704 kg.

Fiat Strada Extreme interior
The Strada Extreme gets special floor mats, reverse camera with parking sensors and a new media system.

The engine powering the Strada Extreme will be the same 1.8-liter, 16 valve four-cylinder flex-fuel unit that generates 132 hp which can be mated to either a 5-speed manual or a Dualogic automated gearbox.

2016 Renault Duster Oroch rear top view unveiled press image
The Fiat Strada Adventure Extreme is the company’s answer to the Renault Duster Oroch (pictured here) that has just gone on sale in the country.

The Fiat Strada Extreme will be launched in the market to counter the Renault Duster Oroch pickup. The price has not been officially revealed but it is expected to be around R $ 71,000 (INR 11,69,500).

[Source: Noticias Automotivas, Autoesporte]

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