Tuesday, March 04, 2014
By Kamal Swami
Facelift Fiat Linea launched with price tag of Rs. 6.99 lakh (ex-shwrooom price)
Finally the wait for highly awaited sedan facelift Linea from Fiat India came to an end few minutes back with its launch. The facelift Linea is offered with starting price of Rs. 6.99 lakh (ex-showroom price in Delhi). The major changes offered in Linea have been incorporated on the exteriors and interiors of this sedan as it continues the existing engine configurations in both petrol and diesel guises. The petrol version is equipped with same existing engine configuration of 1.4-litre petrol and 1.3-litre diesel engine.
The facelift Linea is offered in three trims namely Active, Dynamic and Emotion available in seven models of fascinating Tuscan wine, new pearl white, mangnesio grey, hip hop black, sunbeam gold and minimal grey colors. The major changes which have been introduced in facelift Linea have been incorporated on exteriors and interiors.
At the interiors front Linea receives newly designed dashboard, new instrument cluster, automatic head lamps, rain sensing wipers, all four power windows, rear defogger, remote keyless entry and tail gate opening, rear air conditioner vents, and high defined music system. The top end trim in both variants are equipped with 16 inch alloy wheels, leather covered seats, followed on gear knob and steering and many more. The exteriors of the front fascia receives new grille, air dam followed by newly designed company’s badge. The side profile however continues to be same. Moving towards the rear portion, it has been developed with number plate placed at boot lid despite of bumper, brake light assemblies, chrome strip etc.