REECE FLYNN’S FIAT PUNTO

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Even a decade af­ter it was first launched, we reckon we’d be safe in say­ing that the Fiat Grande Punto is still a great look­ing lit­tle car. No won­der they were still pro­duc­ing them up un­til very re­cently!

Just take Reece’s red ex­am­ple, for in­stance. It’s taste­fully sharp­ened up with some choice good­ies to en­sure it’s snap­ping necks ev­ery time he wheels it out for a spin.

What’s gone into the trans­for­ma­tion, then? To start, some sim­ple-yet-bang-on Ro­ti­form al­loys sit pretty un­der each arch, with the car it­self low­ered slightly thanks to some coilovers that’ve been thrown into the mix for the op­ti­mum stance. The ex­te­rior also ben­e­fits from other smooth touches like a de-wipered be­hind and cus­tom black badg­ing that all work to­gether to create a lovely aes­thetic.

Don’t think all the work that’s gone into this car has been vis­ual, though. Reece has been busy un­der the bonnet adding the likes of a turbo and fuel injectors over from a fiery 500 Abarth 595 model for an ex­tra bit of kick from that boosted 1.4 mo­tor.

In­side, the magic con­tin­ues with some Abarth bucket seats adding to the OEM+ vibe and mak­ing that classy Ital­ian cabin an even more pleas­ant place to spend time.

Make no mis­take: this is one se­ri­ously fresh-to-death mo­tor!

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