FIAT India has organised a press conference today to reveal their future plans. The conference is presided over by the Jeep CEO Mr.Mike Manley.
Here are the live updates:
Like we predicted, Next generation Punto and Linea to launch in early 2014.
FIAT to focus on small cars and SUVs in the coming years.
JEEP's product line up for the Indian market unveiled!
JEEP Wrangler and Grand Cherokee to reach India first.
For FIAT India is the third largest market in Asia.
Jeep to reach India in the 3rd quarter of 2013.
FIAT plans to bring Abarth too in 2013.
In the international market, Jeep Grand Cherokee, one of the two models FIAT will bring next year, comes with a 3.0-litre diesel engine. It makes a maximum of around 240PS@4000rpm and 550Nm@1800rpm. The Wrangler on the other hand comes with a 2.8-litre diesel, which makes a maximum of 200PS of power at 3600 rpm and 460Nm@1600rpm.
Both the SUVs are avialable in petrol variants too but if FIAT understands the Indian market well, they know which will sell!
FIAT will bring both Grand Cherokee and Wrangler via the CBU route