2016 Auto Expo: Fiat Avventura Urban Cross showcased

20 May 2016 Pradeb Biswas

Fiat India has showcased the Avventura Urban Cross, which will be officially launched in the third quarter of 2016.As the name suggests, the Avventura Urban Cross is essentially an updated version of the regular Avventura, andalso comes equipped with new roof rails and body cladding. The biggestdifference between the two however, is that the Avventura Urban Cross doesn't have the spare wheel mountedtothe rear end of the car. The Fiat Urban crosscomes with adual tone interior, new 17-inch alloys, turn indicators on the ORVMs, LED tail lamps and follow-me-home headlamps. Additionally, it gets a touchscreen infotainment system with Bluetooth and Aux compatibility and navigation.

Fiat Urban Cross

The Avventura Urban Cross ispowered by the same 1.4-litre T-Jet petrol engine seen in the Avventura Powered by Abarth. This engineproduces 140PS of maximum power and 210Nm of torque and is mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox.

Speaking on the occasion, Kevin Flynn, president and managing director, Fiat Chrysler Automotive India said, "The new Urban Cross is ruggedly stylish, feature loaded and powerful with a world-class design and superb handling. It will be launched this year. Innovating and providing better quality sales and after-sales services remains our constant endeavour."

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