New Fiat Punto, Linea launch in two years, more Fiat owned brand cars coming
It will be Fiat that will be creating a lot of sensation in the market in the coming 2-3 years. Where it will be giving a serious facelift or say complete model change to the existing Fiat Punto hatchback and Fiat Linea sedan, it will also be launching new cars from its brands including Jeep/Chrysler, Maserati and Alfa Romeo. It is believed that the Italian car maker will be targeting India so much and complete makeover of the Punto and Linea by 2014-15 will be the most sensational of all the car launches. In addition to this, the SUV launches under the Jeep or Chrysler brand will be worth additions to the lineup as the segment is getting much attention from car buyers.
The striking revelations came across when the Italian car giant has expresses its future strategy. Sensing the line up ahead, it seems that Fiat is actually in a hurry to capture a major section of the world market in various segments. It is believed that the addition of the new generations of the Punto and Linea will be the most significant additions for India. As these two models are the sole offerings in place currently, a facelift will revive the dwindling sales. Meanwhile, if the car maker is able to add some new cars, it will be more than worth addition and will definitely be increasing the market share of the car maker. In India the Linea competes with Maruti Swift
while the Linea sedan has Nissan Sunny
, Renault Scala
and Chevrolet Aveo
as its prime rivals currently.
Reports regarding the facelift of these models claim that the Punto will get a facelift right from exteriors to interior and equipments as well while the same will also be true for Linea as well. It is also believed that some technological upgradation under the hood will also be there and the facelift will make these cars abreast with the latest technology and features.