Fiat Punto Evo at 2009 FRankfurt Motor Show



Behind this cute, yet bored looking "spokesmodel" is the Fiat Punto Evo, a reimagining of the Grande Punto. The car features a start/stop system, and a "duel-fuel methane and petrol" option amongst their range of engines. Amongst these engines are the second generation 1.3-liter Multijet diesel, and the MultiAir 1.4-liter petrol.

The Italian automaker says consumers will be greeted with up to 10% more power, and 15% more torque throughout the engine range. Efficiency has also been improved by 10%, while emissions were reduced by the same amount. The dual fuel model will have a maximum range of 1,500 kilometers, all the while expelling just 115 grams of CO2 per kilometer.

The 2010 Fiat Punto Evo gets new bumpers at the front and back, and a fully updated interior. Amongst the new features is the Blue&Me unit from TomTom. This infotainment systom incorporates a color screen, navigation, and a telephone. Other upgrades include new seats, a new instrument cluster, and better designed storage spaces.

Fiat will begin taking orders sometime next month.

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