Fiat Punto Workshop and Owners Manual | Free Download Internally codenamed Project 176, the Punto was announced in September 1993 as a replacement for the ageing Fiat Uno and launched in late 1993/early 1994. Entry-level in the Punto range were the 1.1 and 1.2 L petrol engines and the 1.7 diesel engine. Fiat Punto Cabrio was produced between 1993 and FIAT PUNTO OWNER'S HANDBOOK MANUAL Pdf Download. Page 2 Customer, Thank you for selecting Fiat and congratulations on your choice of a Fiat Punto. We have written this handbook to help you get to know all your new Fiat Punto features and use it in the best possible way. Page 3 MUST BE READ! REFUELLING Petrol engines: only refuel with unleaded petrol with octane rating (RON) not less than 95.