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2008 Fiat Punto Sport 1.4 T-Jet

Fiat Australia recently announced its intentions to expand the Punto line-up with next year's arrival of the Fiat Punto Sport 1.4 T-Jet. Powered by a 1.4-litre turbocharged engine, the T-Jet produces 90kW and 206Nm. However it's no rocket, 0-100km/h times are a little below expectations, coming in at 8.9 seconds, (top speed 195 kmh)...

Fiat goes to China

In an ever increasing trend, European manufacturers cannot get enough of the Chinese market, and you can't blame them with statistics showing the Chinese car market is expected to grow by 30% each year for the next five years. The latest manufacturer to jump on board is Italian giant Fiat. The Turin based manufacturer controls the likes of Ferrari, Maserati and more notably, Alfa Romeo...

2008 Fiat Ritmo

Fiat is once again taking Australia seriously, last year saw the return of the Italian manufacturer with the Punto, and now, Fiat has announced its next model for Australia, named Ritmo. Making its first public appearance at the 2007 Australian International Motor Show in Sydney on 11 October 2007, the ritmo will give fiat a mid-size five door hatchback to sit along side the popular Punto...

Fiat 500 Coming To Australia

The Fiat 500 is back, the car which took Fiat to stardom with its release in 1957 will make its Australian debut at the Sydney Motor Show in October. Fiat expects the car to be on sale in February 2008. This car is built in Poland, it is 355 cm long, 165 cm wide, 149 cm tall and has a wheelbase of 230 cm. This is going to be one of the smallest baby cars on the market...

Fiat Adventure Concept Car

When I think of Fiat, the words "wow" and "amazing" hardly ever come to mind, nevertheless, Fiat keeps on suprising. Yesterday, Fiat disclosed the first pictures of a new concept car that not only reveals a  proposal for a radical cross between a sports car and a 4WD vehicle, but it also demonstrates that Fiat isn't just some Italian car maker, I mean after all, they do own Ferrari! This little beauty is the Fiat Adventure and its 100 per cent a product of the ‘Centre Style Fiat Brazil’...

Fiat Punto Fuel Consumption

Fiat Punto Delivers similar fuel economy to Toyota Prius? You can go out there and wait for 6 months and spend anywhere between $40,000 to $50,000 AUD on a Toyota Prius to get fuel economy of around 4.4 liters/100km, or you can buy a Fiat Punto for around $25,000 which gives you 4.6 liters/100km. Are you really going to make that $25,000 back in fuel costs? I don't think so...

Fiat Punto Pricing

Below is a table with the recommended retail price of the Fiat Punto Version Body Trim Engine/gearbox Recommended retail price Punto Dynamic 5 door Cloth 1.4 litre 57 kW / 5 sp man $19,990 Punto Dynamic 5 door Cloth 1.4 litre 57 kW / 5 sp DuaLogic $21,490 Punto Dynamic 5 door Cloth 1...

Fiat Punto in full flight

I wrote a little bit a while ago about the Fiat Punto and while I still haven't seen a single Punto on the road, I have seen enough ads for it...

Fiat Punto in Australia

So Fiat is back in Australia and the car that brings them back is the Fiat Punto. Not the best start you could hope for, but given the petrol prices and the current boom in the small car sector, you can almost call Fiat smart to restart their Australian history with the Punto...

Fiat back in Australia

Fiat is coming back to Australia! Don't look too excited now! This is Fiat we are talking about, they had cool cars... like.. um.. hmm.. okay.. aww.. the X-19 for the 80s? Yeah? No? Okay how about the fact that they own Ferrari, Maserati, Lancia and Alfa Romeo? Yeah bet you didn't know that! Fiat packed up its bags and left Australia in 1988 much to the disappointment of many Fiat fans...