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Old 16th April 2010, 16:43   #16
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The ARAI tested FE for both Punto and Linea has increased to 19.9kpl for BS IV models. It was mentioned on Fiat website till yesterday, now its missing.

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Old 16th April 2010, 21:54   #17
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I think they plonk the same engine in the new punto sports, which will make it a hot hatch.

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Old 17th April 2010, 01:31   #18
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Apart from the change in diesel is there any change in the petrol engine? Or does it remain putt?
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There is no change in the petrol engine.
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Does the increase in power have to do with emission norms or customer feedback ? The torque has also been increased in the Linea, most likely for city driving.

If emission was the case even the Punto would have got a few more horses.
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how can we differentiate between the BS3 and BS4 models in the linea - diesel?
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how can we differentiate between the BS3 and BS4 models in the linea - diesel?
The BS4 ones will come with a sticker on them.

I sincerely hope the punto will also get a power upgrade.
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Has anyone in the forum tested the bs4 linea diesel? In what way does it fair better than the bs3 model?
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Lenea and Punto were BS4 when launched.
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Lenea and Punto were BS4 when launched.
Linea diesel was not BS4 compliant, only the petrol version was.
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Fiat launched the Euro5 engine with 95bhp and hence we get the same but detuned for us.

to Fiat for sharing things with us.
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Hey that s great..!
The increase in horses should surely inprove driveability
I think the improvement is marginal. The Linea power-plant should ideally be pushing out about 105-110 horses (at the wheels).
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I think the improvement is marginal. The Linea power-plant should ideally be pushing out about 105-110 horses (at the wheels).
From a puny 1.3 liter block?
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I think the improvement is marginal. The Linea power-plant should ideally be pushing out about 105-110 horses (at the wheels).
+1 to it.

MKOP (My Kind of Punto): 90~95 horses
MKOL (My Kind of Lines): 110 horses

OT: Any news on Punto Soprts?
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From a puny 1.3 liter block?
I think the second generation Lancia Ypsilon has an option for 105 PS, with the same engine.
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