Fiat Palio was India's first hot-hatch and it surely still have people craving for it. True Italian from its heart and soul, designed at I.DE.A Institute for the first-gen model and later came the Palio Stile which was completely designed at mecca of automobile designing - Giorgetto Giugiaro. After the arrival of Punto, the car faded away and later the company discontinued it. Recently, we saw a new trend of reviving the 'nameplate' among Indian manufacturers – 'Octavia', 'Elantra', 'Accent/Xcent'; and the best of the deal is they are all a hit! Revival of Palio would not only make it ardent fans happy but also make the B-segment crowd to run for there money. Its never dying Italian charm, brilliant engines at present and designed in one of th best studio where Maserati's, Alfa Romeo's are designed - Centro Stile Fiat Italy.
Fiat India has launched an all new Fiat Cafe website well ahead of its inauguration to take place in January, next year. To speak of what Fiat Cafe offers, it is more like any other cafeteria, but in Fiat’s style, where the Fiat car fans can enjoy a hot cup of authentic Italian coffee over their light banter. What more, the space is allotted exclusively for Fiat cars’ display unshared, without an intervention from a third party. Right here in the car lounge, the prospective consumers can get all the details of the Fiat cars, hot new deals offered at the moment along with the most up-to-date information on Fiat including the dealer locations. Not just this, the cafe can conviniently turn out to be a venue to host the various exciting events announced specifically by Fiat.
The revamped version of Fiat Palio is expected to be introduced in Brazil and the other South American markets by 2012. The North American markets will see the upgraded Palio under the Dodge marquee. Dodge is owned by Chrylser, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fiat. Fiat India apparently has no plans to launch the 2012 Fiat Palio in the Indian car market. The next model from Fiat is supposed to be launched in 2014 in the likes of Fiat Grande Punto.