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Grande Punto 1.4 T-Jet 120 Sporting

Grande Punto 1.4 T-Jet 120 Sporting  
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News, Fiat
on 08/02/2007

Source: Fiat


Grande Punto 1.4 T-Jet 120 SportingGrande Punto 1.4 T-Jet 120 Sporting

Fiat’s comprehensive Grande Punto range has just expanded further with the arrival of the storming new 1.4 T-Jet 120 Sporting. This major new addition to the popular range combines performance and driving enjoyment with Fiat’s advanced engine technology. The new T-Jet petrol engine uses the latest turbocharging expertise to give outstanding power and torque but with notably low emissions and fuel consumption.


Available now in both three- and five-door versions, the new Grande Punto 1.4 T-Jet 120 is based on the range’s Sporting trim level, and comes packed with stylish standard equipment, including:

- 17-inch alloy wheels
- Air conditioning
- Sports seats
- Leather steering wheel
- Chrome tailpipe
- Spoiler and sideskirts
- ESP
- Six airbags

It also features Blue & Me™, Fiat’s innovative voice-activated music and communications system, developed in conjunction with Microsoft.

The new T-Jet 120 versions join the 25-strong Grande Punto range at a buoyant time – Fiat has sold more than 58,000 units in the UK since the car’s introduction last year, and the combination of Grande Punto’s affordable style combined with the T-Jet engine’s performance, economy and low emissions, makes the car a serious proposition in a crowded segment of the market place.

The 1368cc petrol powerplant is one of a new family of turbocharged T-Jet engines that made their debut this year in Fiat’s new Bravo range. Producing 120bhp and
152 lb ft of torque, this responsive new engine gives the Grande Punto a 0-62mph time of just 8.9 seconds and a top speed of 121mph. However, fuel consumption is modest, returning 42.8mpg on the combined cycle, while the engine emits just 155g/km CO2.

Recommended retail prices for the 1.4 T-Jet 120 are £11,995 for the three-door model and £12,595 for the five-door.

1.4 16v T-Jet 120 bhp specs

Capacity: 1368cc
Type: 4-cylinders, 16 valves
Power: 120 bhp @ 5000 rpm
Torque: 152 lb ft @ 1750 rpm
Top speed: 121mph
Acceleration (0-62mph): 8.9 secs
Fuel consumption
Urban: 32.5mpg
Extra urban: 52.3mpg
Combined: 42.8mpg
CO2: 155 g/km



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