Fiat Linea T Jet and T Jet Plus launched in India at Rs 8.55 - 8.99 lakh

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Mumbai, India, Oct 9, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) Its festive season and every carmaker is taking a note of it. Fiat is one among such carmakers who has shifted the auto market's attention towards itself by launching two variants of its flagship model- Fiat Line T Jet priced at 8.84 lakh (ex-showroom Mumbai) and 8.55 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) and Fiat Linea T Jet Plus priced at 9.29 lakh (ex-showroom Mumbai) and 8.99 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).

Per a press release "Fiat launches its next generation Linea T- Jet redefining the luxury & performance benchmark in the C plus segment", Fiat says: Fiat India Automobiles C+ segment offering Linea won many admirers when it was first launched in January 2009. Today with the launch of the next generation Linea T-Jet the company is ready to redefine the performance and luxury benchmarks in the C+ segment. With an array of best in class features the new Italian beauty is reminiscent of higher segment cars. With a brand new T-Jet engine the new Linea will be a powerhouse. The new imported power train delivers 114 PS power and an unbelievable torque of 207 Nm, enough to leave all its competitors behind. With this, the Fiat Linea will be the first and only car in the premium sedan segment to boast of a turbo charged petrol engine. The Fiat Linea T-Jet with 13 new features and 7 class leading equipment is sure to delight its owners. The cars sets new benchmarks in the area of performance, safety,comfort,ride and handling and in- car Infotainment. Safety: All 4 disc brakes(a first in the segment),Dual airbags,ABS with EBD Ride and handling: Bigger 16 inch alloy wheels with wider 205/55 R16 tyers and longest wheel base of 2603mm and enhanced ground clearance of 170mm."

President and Chief Executive, Fiat, Rajeev Kapoor looked happy for obvious reasons and stated that Linea T Jet has set a standard in the C plus segment with its powerful engine and a long list of features it boasts. He further added, rather confidently that the model would give other contenders in the same segment a tough time.

According to statements released by the company, Fiat Linea T-jet model offers 13 new and exciting features and seven top notch attributes such as fuel efficiency, safety features and powerful engine as described.

Moving away from statements and talking about what the car actually offers is a 1.4 L, 16 valves, 1368 cc, DOHC T Jet engine mated with 5 speed manual transmission gearbox. Fiat Linea T Jet and Fiat Linea T Jet Plus offer 114 PS of power at 5000 rpm and a powerful 207 Nm of torque at 2200 rpm.

Fiat Linea, the flagship model of Fiat Motors is a true example of Italain class and comfort. Its dynamic styling and state of the art technolgy incorporated in it makes it one of its kind. Fiat Linea is offered in the market with both petrol and diesel variants, with 5 speed manual transmission.. The petrol variant is powered by a 1.4L, 1368cc, DOHC, 16 valve, Fire petrol engine that churns a top power of 90 bhp at 6000 rpm and develops a maximum torque of 115 Nm at 4500 rpm. The mileage offered is 12 to 16 kmpl. Talking about its diesel varaint, it is equipped with 1.3 L, 1248cc, DOHC, 16 valve, Multijet diesel engine offering 93 PS at 4000 rpm and 209 Nm torque at 2000 rpm. You can expect a mileage of around 14 to 19 kmpl.

Sources: FIAT India and http://www.articlesbase.com/cars-articles/fiat-linea-t-jet-and-t-jet-plus-launched-at-rs-855-899-lakh-3434919.html