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Old 8th June 2009, 21:34   #1156
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The interiors look exactly same as Linea at a lot lesser price. So, effectively its same as Linea except boot. I don't like the shade of Grey though, all black looks even better. However, the dashboard is different from the international models, wonder whether it won't eat into Linea market share.
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Old 8th June 2009, 21:46   #1157
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The rear looks ordinary and confused. But head on the car is simply mind blowing. Interiors ( Dashboard) is a big letdown :(. Pricing will be the key. Price it near the Swift and the let the Game begin.

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Thanks JayD!! I wasn't sure of the June 17th launch as i knew the history of FIAT with frequent change of plans.But now that the cars are with the distributors,i have started to believe that the launch will be soon.

Only the pricing lies between me and The Punto.
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What's the price? & back to the same question FGT or VGT? 75HP or 90 HP? SIDGO7
,sidindica where are you guys?

Has any one seen the vehicle in Mumbai?
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why not these interiors?
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why not these interiors?
because this is India...just kidding
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Wow!!!

Interiors look awesome in the pics, but I guess the first picture must be of the 3-door version as it has a bit of carbon fiber(sporty) touch to it.

If there's enough space for a 7" touchscreen on the dash for my future carputer, then this is the top contender among the list of cars I'd have to decide from!

Thanks for the pics tushky.
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Brilliant car..In Europe the interiors come in different color options,ranging from pleasing to ghastly! Hope Fiat offers some color options here as well,a bit of color is certain to perk up those interiors.And look all modern
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75HP or 90 HP
Same as linea. 90 HP for fire engine and 86 for the diesel. Was told specifically by the sales executive yesterday to me
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Same as linea. 90 HP for fire engine and 86 for the diesel. Was told specifically by the sales executive yesterday to me
90 is for the 1.4 petrol? And are you sure the diesel is the VGT variant, coz what i heard from a guy here is that it was an FGT. That would be 75 odd bhp right??
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oops sorry i think you are right. It is 75 only . He said the features are same as linea . I got this confused with that.
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not sure if I can conclude this from this error - but if this is the official site, it looks ready for release
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Front looks remind me of Porche Cayenne. Amazing looking car, great interiors (I luv it black). Interiors is just same as Linea, no change.
If Diesel Emotion + is priced around 6.25 On road, it will be a runaway hit.

Regret buying Indica Vista Quadrjet (Its a VFM car, love it, except the looks), wish Punto released much earlier.
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not sure if I can conclude this from this error - but if this is the official site, it looks ready for release
of course it is THE official site!

Domain Name:FIATPUNTO.IN
Created On:08-Jan-2009 11:48:36 UTC
Last Updated On:09-Mar-2009 19:20:07 UTC
Expiration Date:08-Jan-2010 11:48:36 UTC
Sponsoring Registrar:India Links Web Hosting Pvt Ltd (R51-AFIN)
Registrant Name:Mr **********
Registrant Organization:Fiat India
Registrant Street1:**********
Registrant Street2:**********
Registrant Street3:
Registrant City:Mumbai
Registrant State/Province:
Registrant Postal Code:400102
Registrant Country:IN
Registrant **************@id8labs.com
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The interiors look solid and well put together. They do lack the classy look of the i20 though. I, for one, am very happy that beige is not available. Any idea if the E Packs will come with subtle bits of chrome in the dash? That would enhance the looks quite a bit.
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