Priced at £8,600 (excl VAT) the Grande Punto Van is powered by the same 75hp turbocharged and intercooled 1.3-litre common rail diesel as found under the bonnet of the Doblò. Peak torque of 190Nm (140 lb/ft) occurs at 1,750rpm.

The 1.0m3 load capacity van comes with remote central locking, ABS, Dualdrive power steering, radio/CD player, adjustable headlights, height-adjustable driver's seat and height/reach-adjustable steering column as standard.

Optional extras include 15in alloy wheels, headlamp washers, reverse parking sensors (for the terminally incapable on a van of this size), front fog lights and rear wash/wipe.

Colour choice is a bit limited; white or blue, with red as a special order option.