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Catalytic converter 46433199. Fiat Punto

Catalyst number 46433199 was used by the Italian car concern Fiat. These catalysts are small in size, weighing about 27 cm in length and weighing just over a kilogram. Despite their small size, the catalysts have rounded edges and are very symmetrical, with outlets slightly different in shape. These catalysts were used in the production of Fiat Punto petrol in 1996.  

The Fiat Punto is one of the most popular compact cars. It was produced in three series. The first was created in 1993 and designed by Gioretto Giuguaro. The successor to the Fiat Uno, the car was unveiled for the first time at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The model was liked by both critics and the general public, and in 1995 it was awarded the title of world-renowned car of the year. More than a million and a half copies have been sold since the car premiered a year and a half ago. 

Great atitude to the Centro Stile Fiat project, the second model debuted in 1999. The presentation was held on the occasion of the centenary of the Turin carmaker. This model has similar success to its predecessor. It was the first vehicle in the world to receive 4 EuroNCAP stars. In 2003, the model underwent its first exterior improvement, and in 2007 it received a new name, the Punto Classic. 2010 it was discontinued after 11 years of production in the second series. However, it was sold until 2011. 

The third model was launched in 2005. using the idea of ​​Italdesign Giugiaro. The last series was the most popular. Compared to its predecessors, it’s a pretty big car. For this reason, it was sold under the name Grande, which was the debutant in the last series. The traditional Grande Punto model has been expanded to include the entire family of models and different types of the same car. The Grande Punto was symbolic of Fiat. Its introduction was intended to mark the resurgence of the brand, which was the beginning of the crisis of the 21st century. It was designed by an Italian manufacturer, but the cost of developing the brand was shared by General Motors, which used the Grande Punto chassis in its production, especially for the European market. The Punto Linea was introduced in 2006, and in 2009 it joined the Punto Evo Group and both were replaced by the Punto 2012 model, sometimes referred to simply as the Punto. With the third generation, Fiat has also decided to expand into foreign markets, planning to create a cheaper version for developing countries. This project started in 2007 using the original Grande Punto body and its mechanical parts. The style of the car has not changed, only the interior is made of better quality plastic. Its production ended in August 2018 and was not replaced by any other car. Since 1993, 9 million copies of the car model have been sold.