Early 2012, the newly 2012 Fiat Punto goes on sale. In addition to profound changes in the advanced body design, the Italians in particular, the engine range. Come addition is the two-cylinder Twin-turbo engine that generates 85 hp. In addition, the turbo diesel Fiat Punto 1.3 16V Multijet was revised, which also makes 85 hp.
The Fiat Punto was given a new front, which is characterized by body-colored bumpers. The front turn signals are now located near the air intake. The interior, meanwhile, is characterized by completely new seat covers and elegant decorative elements on the dashboard.
Complementing the new look of the Fiat Punto by 15-inch alloy wheels and three new metallic colors for the body: “Turquoise”, “Ruby Red” and “Graphite Grey”. Also reveals how even the Fiat 500, the name of the new Fiat Punto TwinAir not only the two-cylinder engine, but also a separate trim level.
New in the engine range of the 2012 Fiat Punto is the Twin-engine. The two-cylinder engine combines the electro-hydraulic MultiAir with the concept of downsizing, the displacement is only 0.9 liters. The Twin-engine also combines compact dimensions and reduced weight with low consumption and high performance.
The equipped with a 6-speed manual gearbox Fiat Punto TwinAir makes its 85 hp at 5,500 rpm / min and a maximum torque of 145 Nm at 2,000 rpm. This contrasts with a CO2 output of just 98 g / km. The performance data was not yet known Fiat.
In addition, the driver of the 2012 Fiat Punto TwinAir choose two driving modes: “Normal” for unrestricted, lively engine performance and “ECO” for a petrol-saving driving stresses. By pressing a button, the Eco-mode, allows a special setting of the engine control, a reduction in consumption.
In the new 2012 Fiat Punto is also the turbo-diesel 1.3 16v Multijet choice, mobilize the 85 hp and a maximum torque of 200 Nm at 1,500 rpm provides. The modulated previously due to the injection procedure (injection rate shaping, IRS) and the special control of the turbo-charger technologically advanced engine has been improved with the introduction of an intelligent control of the alternator and oil pump on.