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Old 20th January 2009, 15:32   #211
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So this comes with blue&me, right?
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Old 20th January 2009, 15:41   #212
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WOW!!! good oven fresh GP. Sure the specs will be same as Linea. Pune guys keep Hunting.
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Classic lines, beautiful car.... waiting for this as I am not very fond of saloons.
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Good spotting. I have been spotting these test mules almost everywhere in Pune. Appears like there are at least 10 of them running around.

Autoluv, I stay about a km away from where you snapped these pictures.
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Looks so classy. However, I saw the bonnet open for one of those cars in Wanorie also. Seems like one of them is giving trouble to the testers already. ;-)
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Old 20th January 2009, 16:01   #216
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this car, if launched at a reasonable price can change the whole dynamics of hatchback car market. If fiat keep up their good work at the price side with this car, they surely have a winner at their hand.

too many iff and buts. he he.
i think it should be no if no but only FIATT.
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Is it just me or has anyone noticed that from the rear shot it kind of looks like Indicab.

OK, now I'm outta here before the fiat lovers kill me.
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Old 20th January 2009, 17:05   #218
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Wow. Nice pics. And the car looks smashing!

Please Fiat, please come out with a performance variant in the Grande Punto.

My wishist: Grande Punto Emotion+ 1.6L 120bhp MJD 6 speed M/T and 1.4L T-JET 150bhp 6 speed M/T. Side skirts with bumper spoilers, 16 or 17 inch alloys, sunroof, leather interiors with red stitching on steering and gear knob. Willing to pay Linea MJD Emotion variant prices for it.
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Great Car!!Hope this gets launched soon or i might have to settle for i20.
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Old 20th January 2009, 18:24   #220
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Here are few more pic's from pune...
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Fiat Grande Punto. EDIT : Launch on 17th June!-20012009002.jpg  

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from what I hear from 'sources' that 50 of these have been manufactured and are in test phase. Presumably they also sport a new 1.2L DOHC engine.
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I hope they launch this one soon. It looks gorgeous (imagine it with the Linea's alloys!) and has the potential to change Fiat's fortunes in India in much the same way that it did in Europe.
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Is it just me or has anyone noticed that from the rear shot it kind of looks like Indicab.

OK, now I'm outta here before the fiat lovers kill me.
I think you are right, if I'm not wrong, both these cars were designed by the same guy..(Don't know his name)

and this car looks smashing, imagine the same thing in grey, red or black..!!
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WOW! this is lovely
any idea about the engine? was it a diesel or petrol?
Sorry no idea about the engine as there were no clues from the outside.

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Good spotting. I have been spotting these test mules almost everywhere in Pune. Appears like there are at least 10 of them running around.

Autoluv, I stay about a km away from where you snapped these pictures.
cool, now you can be on the lookout...details on interiors and tech specs are next on the spy list!
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from what I hear from 'sources' that 50 of these have been manufactured and are in test phase. Presumably they also sport a new 1.2L DOHC engine.
Hope the 1.2 l has enough power. So we would mostly get the 1.3 MJD , 1.2 petrol to get the benefit , and a more powerful engine for the power freaks!

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Is it just me or has anyone noticed that from the rear shot it kind of looks like Indicab.

OK, now I'm outta here before the fiat lovers kill me.
Common that Indicab rear looks like a traffic signal to me.
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