2016 Fiat Linea 125S is the hottest sedan in India
Fiat Linea 125S is the most powerful Linea ever
Fiat India has launched the Linea 125S in India, which is the most powerful Linea ever. First unveiled at the 2016 New Delhi Auto Expo, earlier this year in February. The Fiat Linea 125S comes with some cosmetic upgrades and sporty looking guise. But the moist interesting update is the 1.4 litre T-Jet petrol engine under its hood.
Fiat might not be very popular in India. The Fiat Linea is also not very attractive looking car. But when it comes to power and performance, Fiat has produced some amazing models for the Indian customers. No wonder the Linea 125S is also one such car.
As the car has been just launched, we brought you all the informations about the car.
The exterior of the Linea 125S doesn’t look much different compare to the standard Fiat Linea. Only difference of this car is that the Linea 125S is available in only single colour theme, which is the Sapphire Blue. Apart from that the new 16 inch wheels painted in black makes the car aggressive looking. The front grille, air intake and the air dams also come finished in glossy black and the front grille gets chrome bordering around it. At the rear profile additional thing you can spot is the T-Jet 125S badge, which makes it pretty much distinctive. Interestingly, this is the longest C segment sedan in Indian market.
Dimensionally also the Fiat Linea 125S comes unchanged compare to the standard Linea. It measures 4596 mm in length, 1730 mm in width, 1487 mm in height and 2603 mm of wheelbase. The Linea 125S also boasts a best in class ground clearance of 190 mm. It offers 500 litres of boot space, which offers huge space for luggage. The car weighs 1255 kilogram and it has a fuel tank capacity of 45 litres.
The interior of the Fiat Linea 125S looks neat and clean and stuffed with some attractive features. It features a basic dual tone interior with three spoke steering wheel, analog dial consisting instrument cluster. The centre console looks dull, but it gets a 5 inch touchscreen infotainment system with audio navigation, soft touch instrument panel. Other features include automatic headlamps, rain sensing wipers and rear parking sensors. Wait, there are more. It also comes with dual stage driver airbags, single touch power window, rear view camera for parking and reversing. Although the car has been designed keeping the performance in mind, but it comes with plenty of space inside. So at the end, you don’t get to complain at all.
Being a performance oriented sedan the Fiat Linea 125S’s best part is the engine. It is powered by a 1.4 litre T-Jet petrol engine which also powers the Fiat 595 Competizione and the Fiat Abarth Punto. The engine is mated to a 5 speed manual transmission and churns out 125 PS of peak power at 5000 rpm and 210 Nm of peak torque at 2200 rpm. No wonder this engine is enough to make the Linea 125S the most powerful sedan in its own segment. On the mechanical front the car features disc brakes for all the four wheels.
MOST POWERFUL SEDAN IN C-SEGMENT
Fiat Linea 125S is the most powerful C-segment sedan in Indian market. The standard variant Linea sedan competes with Maruti-Suzuki Ciaz, Honda City, Volkswagen Vento and Skoda Rapid. Here comes the Linea 125S, which might not be stylish and suave looking like the competitors, but it is definitely the most powerful sedan in the segment.
WHAT IS THE PRICE
The Fiat Linea 125S is priced higher than the outgoing standard Linea. The standard Linea comes with a price tag of INR. 6.46 lakh (ex showroom, Delhi), while the Linea 125S comes with a price tag of INR. 7.82 lakh (ex showroom, Delhi). It also comes with a class best 3 years or 1 lakh kilometer warranty.