As you're reading this post, Fiat is unveiling the Linea T-Jet in Mumbai. There are two variants to choose from - T-Jet (8.55 lakh rupees) and T-Jet plus (8.99 lakh rupees). Prices listed are ex-showroom Delhi.
If you're in Mumbai then the T-Jet is priced at 8.84 lakh rupees and the T-Jet plus will set you back by 9.29 lakh rupees (ex-showroom prices)
The base model is well equipped. For example it has disc brakes on all four wheels and a chrome exhaust tip to differentiate it from the regular Linea. The T-Jet plus comes with additional kit like leather seats. The new shade is sunbeam beige which is stunning!
Specifications in brief - 1.4-liter turbocharged petrol engine producing 114PS @ 5k RPM and 207Nm @ 2200 RPM. The T-Jet rides on 16 inch alloys. 14.6 kmpl - ARAI fuel economy figure. 0-100 kmph in just 11.14 seconds.
The T-Jet for now will be launched only in Mumbai, NCR Delhi and Pune, as we reported earlier. It's trying to cash in on the interest of buyers on new things this festive season. Fiat gives you 50 months warranty, 15k kilometer service interval and 106 service stations in India.
Fiat has worked on the spare parts availability and has got its own warehouse. It has also worked on the air-conditioner to make it better. The ground clearance has been increased to 170mm.
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Fiat launches its next generation Linea T- Jet redefining the luxury & performance benchmark in the C plus segment
~ ‘Admiration guaranteed’ for the New Linea T-Jet with best in class features and performance ~
~ Plans to launch the car in a phased manner in key metros –Delhi/NCR/Mumbai/Pune ~
New Delhi, October 08, 2010: Fiat India Automobiles’ C+ segment offering Linea won many admirers when it was first launched in January 2009. Today with the launch of the next generation Linea T-Jet, the company is ready to redefine the performance and luxury benchmarks in the C+ segment. With an array of best in class features the new Italian beauty is reminiscent of higher segment cars. With a brand new T-Jet engine, the new Linea will be a powerhouse. The new imported power train delivers 114 PS power and an unbelievable torque of 207 Nm, enough to leave all its competitors behind. With this, the Fiat Linea will be the first and only car in the premium sedan segment to boast of a turbo charged petrol engine.
The Fiat Linea T-Jet with 13 new features and 7 class leading equipments is sure to delight its owners. The car sets new benchmarks in the areas of performance, safety, comfort, ride , handling and in- car infotainment.
Safety: All 4 disc brakes (a first in the segment), Dual airbags, ABS with EBD
Ride and handling: Bigger 16 inch alloy wheels with wider 205/55 R16 tyres and longest wheel base of 2603mm and enhanced ground clearance of 170mm.
Luxurious interiors: Premium imported leather upholstery and soft touch dashboard with chrome accents. Cabin comfort is ensured with Auto air conditioning, with rear knee & foot level AC vents.
Infotainment: Proprietary ‘Blue and Me” technology and unique ‘My car’ features and many more.
The good news extends to the pricing with the car being available in two variants at a special introductory period price.
T Jet - Rs. 8.55 lacs
T Jet Plus - Rs.8.99 lacs
T Jet - Rs. 8.84 lacs
T Jet Plus - Rs.9.29 lacs
Fiat India will initially focus on two of the most important markets, Mumbai / Pune and Delhi / NCR, which constitute 60% sales volume in the C plus segment. With its focus on these important markets and other top metros, Fiat expects to drive in the Linea T-Jet with a vroom.
Speaking on the launch of the all new Linea, Mr. Rajeev Kapoor, President & CEO, Fiat India Automobiles Ltd said, “We are pronouncing the Linea T-Jet as refined luxury & power. The Linea T-Jet is a product that has been refined according to the feedback received from existing and potential customers. It literally sets a benchmark in the C plus segment with its robust engine and the never ending list of features. The new Linea offers a perfect blend of sophisticated style, guaranteed performance, class leading comfort, outstanding ride and handling with unbeatable toughness. Linea T-Jet is sure to give competition in the C plus segment, a run for its money.”
The beautiful and performance oriented Linea T-Jet is available in eight colours including the new spectacular Sunbeam Beige colour. The car will be available at Tata Fiat showrooms in Mumbai, Pune, Delhi and NCR before it is launched in a phased wise manner across the country.
The Linea has won many hearts with its tangible attributes and its creative campaign which had everyone humming the “Admiration Guaranteed” tune. The new Linea T-Jet will continue to melt hearts with the launch of a new chapter of this popular campaign.