After a successful beginning of the second innings by Fiat India with the launch of Fiat Linea in January 2009, the company has added another feather to its cap with the launch of Fiat Linea T Jet in India. The T-Jet engine was showcased at the Auto Expo’10, and is basically a 1.4-litre engine with turbocharger producing 114 PS of power. Fiat Linea T Jet sports a very Italian looking design as in its previous variants. In terms of value addition, the all new Fiat Linea T Jet gets an additional T-Jet badge and also a rear spoiler to add some down force for the rear.
The new Fiat Linea T Jet is Fiat’s first turbocharged petrol engine in India. This car is capable of speeds in excess of 186 kmph. Fiat Linea T Jet will compete with the likes of Honda City, Hyundai Verna Transform and the Maruti Suzuki SX4 are sure to get a tough time maintaining sales. Lots of exciting additional features are included such as new leather upholstery, a row of three reflectors in each tail-lamp, Door-mounted mirrors mounted on stalks and many more. Car enthusiasts and buyers have a big reason to smile this festive season with Fiat Linea T Jet.
Fiat Linea is a very dynamic styling car which is equipped with the best of technologies and quality all in the best of the class. This vehicle is one of the best example of Italian style. Interiors of the car reflects it to be best in offering the comfort. Presently available in five different variants of Fiat Linea are Active, Dynamic, Dynamic Pack, Emotion and Emotion Pack. All these variants are available with both petrol and diesel engine option. These versions are decided on the basis of price to content ratio in these vehicles. Fiat Linea is equipped with special equipments like sensors, AC, audio player, moreover it is also equipped with special packs like safety packing with the help of Dual front airbags, ABS with EBD.
Considering the engine options, Fiat Linea is available with two different engine options – its petrol variants are equipped with a 1.4L, 1368cc, DOHC, 16 valve, Fire petrol engine produces 90 bhp power at 6000 rpm and 115 Nm torque at 4500 rpm and gives the mileage 12 to 16 kmpl. On the other hand, its diesel variant of Fiat Linea is equipped with a 1.3 L, 1248cc, DOHC, 16 valve, Multijet diesel engine that produces maximum power of 93 PS at 4000 rpm and the maximum torque of 209 Nm at 2000 rpm and offers mileage of 14 to 19 kmpl. Both the engines are incorporated with 5 speed manual transmission.
The exterior design of the Fiat Linea looks elegant and sporty that is contributed by its aggressive front and curvaceous rear end. The front face of the sedan comes alive with human-eye shaped dual parabola headlamps, classic front and lower radiator grille with black slats and stylish fog lamp clusters. The Emotion and Emotion Pack of Fiat Linea consists of chrome door handles, body colour rear view mirrors, silver painted radiator grille and chrome body side molding. Alloy wheels with multiple spokes give it more appeal. The rear side of the Fiat Linea gets the same sporty design job as the front one. It has got large tail lamps cluster, single chrome tipped exhaust system and a compact antenna.
The interior of the Fiat Linea comes with two-tone wrapped dashboard that houses the instrument panel, centre AC vents, Audio system and a glove box at front row. The leather wrapped steering wheel of the car comes with three spokes, mounted audio controls and Blue&Me controls that make it multi-functional. The seats of the car are dressed with eye-soothing and neat covers; the driver seat is height adjustable: front armrest is with glove box and 3 level adjustable. Other interior features include painted finish inside door handles, sunglass holder, front seat back pockets, vanity mirrors, rear roof light, collapsible rear sun curtain, etc.
Fiat Linea Price
|Ex. Showroom Price (Delhi)||Rs. 5,98,967|
|Engine Displacement (cc)||1368|
|Power (PS@rpm)||90 @ 6000|
|Torque (Nm@rpm)||115 @ 3000|
|Max. Speed||195 Km/Hour|
|Kerb Weight (kgs)||1240|
|Ground Clearance (mm)||161|
|Boot Space (lt.)||500|
|Gear box||6 Speed|
|Fuel Efficiency (City)(kmph)||12.0|
|Fuel Efficiency (Highway) (kmph)||16.0|
|Fuel Tank Capacity (lt)||45|
Fiat Linea Dynamic
|Ex. Showroom Price (Delhi)||Rs. 6,29,972|
Fiat Linea Dynamic Pack
|Ex. Showroom Price (Delhi)||Rs. 6,57,978|
Fiat Linea Emotion
|Ex. Showroom Price (Delhi)||Rs. 6,69,980|
Fiat Linea Emotion Pack
|Ex. Showroom Price (Delhi)||Rs. 6,98,984|