Fiat has unveiled the Punto Evo, the evolution of the Grande Punto that features a restyled exterior, a redesigned interior and new Euro 5 engines. It will debut at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show and will go on sale in October 2009.
The design was pinned by Fiat’s Centro Stile. The exterior is characterized by the new front and rear which have been restyled, as shown by the lines of the new bumpers and the incorporation of the newly developed headlights and taillights.
The interiors (fascia, seats and instrumentation) have been completely renewed and showcases new fascia, seats, storage compartments and instrumentation.
Among the safety features are 7 airbags, including a standard driver knee airbag; the adaptive 'cornering' front fog lights that switch on automatically with dipped headlights according to the angle of steering; the Hill-Holder system that helps with hill starts; and the EBD (Electronic Brake force Distribution) system.
The wide choice of engines Euro 5 includes gasoline units equipped with the revolutionary MultiAir system, second generation Multijet diesels and a methane-fuelled engine.
The infotainment system is the latest version of the Blue&Me system. Developed in partnership with Tom, the fully integrated system allows to manage telephone, navigation and information functions on a colour touch-screen.
(Car Body Design's news)