Fiat Punto Diecast Car by Bburago

Fiat Punto Diecast Car by Bburago

Fiat Punto Diecast Car by Bburago

The Fiat Punto is a supermini car produced by the Italian manufacturer Fiat since 1993, spanning over three generations. The third generation of the car was marketed as the Grande Punto, between 2005 and 2009, and the Punto Evo, between 2009 and 2012, when the bare Punto name was re-introduced. As of February 2012, nearly 8.5 million units had been produced.
The Punto, which has been produced since 1993 as a replacement for the ’80s hot hatch the Fiat Uno. This economical supermini has been produced in numbers more than 8.5 million. The body style is very flexible meaning that sports versions, convertibles and 5-doors can be made, all with various engine types.
Internally codenamed Project 176, the Punto was announced in September 1993 as a replacement for the aging Fiat Uno and launched in late 1993/early 1994 depending on the market. The Fiat Punto was voted European Car of the Year for 1995, defeating rival Volkswagen Polo by only 78 points.
The Punto was designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro and was available as a three-door or five-door hatchback, and a two-door cabriolet.
Entry-level in the Punto range were the 1.1 and 1.2 L petrol engines and the 1.7 diesel engine. The 1.2 engine’s actual capacity is 1242 cc, available in three versions. The first, was fitted in the Punto ELX 75 and produced 75 hp (56 kW) at 6000 rpm while the second, fitted to Punto ELX 85 produced 86 hp (64 kW) at 6000 rpm. The third was a 60 hp (45 kW) engine which eventually replaced the 1.1 54 hp (40 kW) engine.
A Sporting model was also available with an 1.6 8v updated 128 SOHC engine, producing 88 hp (66 kW), later replaced in 1997 by the 1.2 16v FIRE engine used in the 85 ELX, and a power drop to 86 hp (64 kW).
The top of the range model was the 136 PS (100 kW; 134 hp) 1.4 GT, using an evolution of the turbocharged 128 SOHC engine originally found in the Fiat Uno Turbo Mk II – capable of running over 200 km/h (120 mph) and reaching 100 km/h (62 mph) in just 7.9 seconds and came fitted with a five-speed manual gearbox. During the years the GT was made in three different “series” with power 136 PS (100 kW; 134 hp) (1993–1995),133 PS (98 kW; 131 hp) (1995–1997) and 130 PS (96 kW; 130 hp) (1997–1999).
A cabriolet (convertible) version was also available; built by Bertone (rather than at the main Fiat factory), it featured an electric powered fully retracting roof and was one of the cheapest open-top cars in the world at the time. In Europe, it was also made with a manual roof. Available in both ELX and SX trim, initially powered by the 90 hp (67 kW) 1.6 Mpi unit (replaced in 1995 by the 86 hp (64 kW) 1.2-L 16v FIRE unit). Approximately 55,000 cars were built between 1994 and 1999, although the last cars were registered in 2000.
Bburago produce finely cast models from all over the world. They have stock which covers international cars, hatchbacks, sports cars, concepts and trucks. Their eclectic nature is backed up by the fact that they are excellent at producing models – see for yourself with this Bburago Fiat Punto diecast model at 1/24 in red. Its key features include: Doors Open, Wheels Steer, Wheels Roll and Made of Diecast.

Fiat Punto Diecast Car by Bburago

Fiat Punto Diecast Car by Bburago


Fiat Punto Diecast Car by Bburago

Fiat Punto Diecast Car by Bburago


Fiat Punto Diecast Car by Bburago

Fiat Punto Diecast Car by Bburago

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