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Old 26th May 2009, 16:24   #931
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Guys do go by the reviews , at the end of the you are the ones who'll be driving the car , if you like it buy it .
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Old 26th May 2009, 16:40   #932
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Any updates on the launch dates? Fiat or Tata who ever is handling the marketing really needs lessons in product launch. Or has Fiat/Tata become complacent with the launch of Linea's success that they don't find the need to advertise the Punto??
I'm wondering how TATA-FIAT is so much tight lipped about its launch of the product. Its right on the doors but no teasers or ADs.

TATA-FIAT Marketing team seems that they are launching something like a criminal out on bail!

Even TATA has relaunched new Indica Vista ADs on TV. Is TATA being too jealous so as not to make it popular?

Shame on you TATA-FIAT! Wake up FIAT!
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Relax guys, it is only May-26 and the launch is scheduled for 17-June.

Expect some teasers by June first week.
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Shame on you TATA-FIAT! Wake up FIAT!
Reminds me of the famous saying "Jaago grahak jaago". Knowing FIAT's working in India, they are known to hibernate for long years before waking up one fine day to change the rules of the game.

On the other hand, why are all the test mules being marked as Punto and not Grande Punto?

Something to do with Sumo Grande? Jinxed name?
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Relax guys, it is only May-26 and the launch is scheduled for 17-June.

Expect some teasers by June first week.
Where has Fiat officially declared launch date as June/17? I haven't seen any announcements till date. The website doesn't give any info either.
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Old 26th May 2009, 17:39   #936
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On the other hand, why are all the test mules being marked as Punto and not Grande Punto?

Something to do with Sumo Grande? Jinxed name?
Thats how the car is all badged all over the world. The international range of GPs have only 'punto' in the badge.
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Ok guys some more details are out.@ engine options for petrol-1.2 base version and the other versions to have 1.4 motor.The diesel unit is the same as linea diesel.One surprising thing is that the oil change is scheduled for 12 mnths or 30k kms.Looks wise i20 is apreciated more than the GP by most of the lookers.Feature wise also i20 scores over the GP.Price starts by 4.5 lakh.Dash board is ditto linea-almost ,atleast maybe similar set up.More news would be flowing tommorow when more details are out.
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Where has Fiat officially declared launch date as June/17? I haven't seen any announcements till date. The website doesn't give any info either.

The Website doesn't even tells you that the GP is "Coming Soon"

Sigh!!

Are they still in 2 minds whether to launch in June or not?
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Old 26th May 2009, 18:21   #939
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Spoke to a Concorde dealer. They said the launch is June 1st. Have asked them for a TD of the GP.But I seriously doubt her claim that it's 1st June
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A 0-100 in 13.6 seconds for the diesel. There are three things I wanted to know
1- timing of swift diesel, I'm not comparing
2- With a petes box, this timing would go down by ?
3- Timings of the petrol 1.4 punto ?

I know this information is probably available somewhere on this thread but I couldn't locate it
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Looks like a Punto is roaming around the Bangalore city. Today evening around 4:05 pm I have seen a i20 look alike, totally covered driving down from Whitefield side towards Marathahalli. Sorry I could not take a snap as I was not prepared for it. When I checked with Prerana Motors, they were not willing to confirm whether it was Punto. But one of their driver has told me that there is a Punto that roaming around the city, don't know how authentic this news is. Lets wait and see when it get launched
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A disappointing 200th post for me, hopefully someone will confirm this news article to be false.
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According to the above, punto has been delayed to july
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Old 28th May 2009, 14:03   #943
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may be true caus we have not heard anything about the release in the last few days.If it is to be released in June ,news should have been out by now.
SIDGO,SIDINDICA,RAM any comments?
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Old 28th May 2009, 14:17   #944
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guys check the homepage of FIAT it says GP coming in JUNE
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^^^ Cool update ... here it comes in June " The Monsoon Fever "
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