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Old 16th November 2008, 17:15   #616
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Mumnumeek, what happened to ur promise, you will shortly post the specs & price, we are very hopefull to know

There are more number of ways to hide your identitiy and post the the scoop without loosing ur job so be cooooooool man hope ur not having a shaky leg.
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Mumnumeek, what happened to ur promise, you will shortly post the specs & price, we are very hopefull to know

There are more number of ways to hide your identitiy and post the the scoop without loosing ur job so be cooooooool man hope ur not having a shaky leg.
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@mumnumeek - its not that easy to hide your identity - if you are posting from office and if they have a strong logging system, it will take five minutes to track your web identity to your desk
So don't risk it and absolutely don't post from office!! Get it posted via someone else on this thread if you are really compelled to give out a scoop.
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Hi Mumnumeek please take your time to post the specs , I guess we need to give him time , he has a job at stake and yes there is a bit of professional ethics also , his being a company employee and postint info which co. intends to keep secret
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the linea launch is even puzzling me and may be I am not able to get any inside scoop.
Perhaps Fiat is not aware of the launch themselves?

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Hi Mumnumeek please take your time to post the specs
Whats the hurry guys? It's 16th November already and 23rd is just 7 days away. If we have waited for a year, whats 7 more days?

@mumnumeek, please don't take the risk. It's not worth it. Your job and career is more important then team-bhp.
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mumnumeek: My advice - Please do not post anything that is a company secret. Besides the risk of losing your job, you would not be doing justice to the company you work for.
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the linea launch is even puzzling me and may be I am not able to get any inside scoop.
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Perhaps Fiat is not aware of the launch themselves?
That was a good one Steer!
Though intended as a joke, I think it is at least partially true.
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We all expected the LineA to be revealed at the Autocar Performance Show. Atleast, some of us did.
But we didn't get to see it there. 500 Abarth was a big star of the show though.

Now, as many of you know already, I was present at the show from it's beginning to the finish, I got to make friends with many amazing people from different companies. I'm a true FiAT hateboy, you guys know that. But I also made some very good friends there too. Amazing people with some good ideas and passion for the company and products they work for. If only their bosses could think like minded.
Managed to extract some VERY INSIDE info about the Linea! ShShshhh...

Let me put it down in my best words possible.
The LineA comes in 4 models.
1. Emotion
2. E+
3. Dynamic
4. Active

2 engine options are finalised for India.
1. 75ps multijet!
This engine is supposed to be awesomely Quiet according to them.
2. 1.4 petrol without turbo.

A whole ocean of features have been poured in and I'm sure this is going to be one of the main attractive crowd puller.
Blue & Me is present (some models only?? I think so).
There's a great multi function display present too but no navigation system.

Tires which come with the car are 195/60 R15!
Drool! Drool! Drool! Fiat boys!
Finally, Fiat India is bringing in some great product. Enjoy!

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That is a good car and I think many would be waiting for this car launch. I have heard that Fiat has delayed the launch of Linea. Is this true?
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speedzak,
Thanks for the info. Any idea about the price band that Fiat's planning to target ?
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2 engine options are finalised for India.

1. 75ps multijet!
This engine is supposed to be awesomely Quiet according to them.
Thanks for sharing this info Zak..

@All: Does anyone here think that 75ps might be less for the Linea and make it severely underpowered?? [yes, I'm aware a Pete's box is there, but this question is outside of performance enhancements possibilities]
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75 PS cant be true. I got talking to one of the Fiat managers while they were in Delhi for the SIAM conference. The 90 BHP Multijet is confirmed.
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Old 17th November 2008, 16:37   #628
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Sometimes (In case of Fiat its almost everytime)expectations lead to frustrations!!
We waited and waited and waited.. and what are we going to get !!
i was expecting 90 Bhp engine(diesel).
i would wait for new tata indigo with same engine rather than this one if it comes with 75 bhp engine.
new indigo will be priced lower to this one, spares will be cheap and vfm.
Cmon fiat atleast give us 90 bhp vgt in this one.
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Guys, there's no point in speculating unless we have some very reliable source.When we have waited for so many months, why not hold on for just a few more days (the fiat official site says December launch)
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75 PS cant be true. I got talking to one of the Fiat managers while they were in Delhi for the SIAM conference. The 90 BHP Multijet is confirmed.
Yes, 1.3 MJD 90 BHP is confirmed!
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