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Old 22nd December 2008, 20:11   #61
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small wheels?? I thought Gpunto comes with 15 inch wheels. The original has 15 inch wheels.

Might be we have to upgrade in aftermarket.
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Great scoop Pranav

I am so happy at last Punto is on for testing.
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great scoop buddy! The Punto will surely be the next big launch in the small car segment(unless Honda plans to launch the Jazz earlier).
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I double that, and certainly agree.. The GP from the scoop pics hardly look inviting or attractive.. I'm sure I won't be missing this hatchback at all..
I think its cos of the white colour.
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Nice scoop!
I have been waiting for Punto since a long time. Nice to see some progress here.

Actually white is not a bad color, if properly equipped with alloys.
FIAT might keep the same engines as Linea for Punto as well.

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nice scoop. Interesting they are not even hiding it a bit. On the other hand, I saw a camoflauged Linea in bangalore today at dg signal, Padmanabhanagar.
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nice scoop. Interesting they are not even hiding it a bit. On the other hand, I saw a camoflauged Linea in bangalore today at dg signal, Padmanabhanagar.
Its was released on 2005. It is kinda old model for Fiat but not for the world.
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Great Scoop. Punto looks simple and good. It doesn't have the muscular curves as i20, but this may be between the swift and i20. I believe the 1.3 multi-jet engine will force the price tag reachable.

I agree with with other T-Bhp-ians on FIAT to come out with proper price and release dates .
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I am just waiting for the punto and fiat should launch it at the earliest
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Could it be that the Grande Punto is going to be released before the Linea? Or is it just a ploy by someone clever at Fiat India to start a buzz around it by displaying so openly?

Great pics though despite the rather uninspiring colour of this car.
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Thats a good news indeed!! This is my plan for my next car! I have seen one in last Auto expo and it really looks superb.
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Good job Naikpranav. The car looks good only from the front 3/4th view. Frontal end a copy from Porsche Cayenne, as far as lights and grille is concerned. From side it's looks ugly to me. Hope Fiat will do some magic with Linea in India.
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I know not many people will like me saying but i didnt like the look of the car. IMO i20 is a much better looker any day.
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According to me, the design is not that great . Pricing and Engine specs will be the key for me atleast. Fed up of those 75 BHP motors. We already have 3 cars sharing the same heart. Hope they dont add one more to that list .
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I know not many people will like me saying but i didnt like the look of the car. IMO i20 is a much better looker any day.
Looks are subjective buddy
I just love the looks of this car, as you can make out from my avatar

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According to me, the design is not that great . Pricing and Engine specs will be the key for me atleast. Fed up of those 75 BHP motors. We already have 3 cars sharing the same heart. Hope they dont add one more to that list .
If you look at different markets where Punto is present, 75 bhp MJD is kind of given, but here they also have Palio which has 75 bhp MJD, so not sure if they bring in only 90 bhp version here.
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