In Images - 2014 Fiat Punto Evo facelift to launch in first week of August

25/07/2014 - 16:33 | ,   | Anjan Ravi

Indian Autos Blog learned at the pre-launch media drive of the Fiat Punto Evo, that the vehicle will launch in the first week of August.

2014 Fiat Punto Evo Sport live front
The Punto Evo will get new headlights similar to those seen on the Avventura.

The Punto Evo gets a comprehensive update on the outside with new, flared headlights (like those seen on the Fiat Avventura), grille, bumpers with chrome-enclosed foglights, a redesigned bonnet, new alloy wheel patterns, taillights and addition of a new Gold body color.

Inside, the Punto borrows its dashboard and switches from the refreshed Linea that was launched earlier this year. The top-end Sport variant (seen in these images) which is exclusively available with the 90 hp diesel engine, gets an all black interior, while other models get a dual-tone black and beige color scheme.

2014 Fiat Punto Evo Sport live interior
The Sport variant gets all-black interior.

No changes are seen as far as powertrains go. The hatchback will continue to be offered with 1.2- and 1.4-liter four-cylinder petrol engines and the 1.3-liter diesel engine. The diesel will be available in 76 PS (74.9 bhp) and 93 PS (90 bhp) power states. All engines, irrespective of petrol or diesel, will come with a 5-speed manual transmission.

The variants and features of the refreshed Punto can be seen here.

Stay tuned for our review of the Punto Evo.

Competitors: Maruti Swift, VW Polo, Hyundai i20, Tata Bolt, Honda Jazz

Expected Price: INR 5 - 7.5 lakhs, ex-Showroom

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