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Old 12th June 2009, 09:49   #1306
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and how I want them to shine. First it was the Uno which garnered huge booking only for Fiat to bungle up, then it was the Palio which to me is still the hatch to buy in the segment. I hope its third time lucky for Fiat in India, they truly deserve it.
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Hi,

Read on the forum that the rear seats are not so comfortable and less leg space as well (lesser than a Palio). This from a car bigger than a Palio... What are Fiat design engineers thinking.. People have the same grouse with Linea.

I guess I 20 beats Punto on this account (Jazz has decent leg room but in B++ segment)
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What are Fiat design engineers thinking..
Let us wait for 5 more days to see what they were thinking.
there's no point in speculation like this.
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And Punto is longer than i20 by 60mm. Anyways this should really matter to peaple who has someone sitting in the back most times and that will not happen in my case, so i am cool.

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Well, did you manage a peek ?
I live nearby and am going to rush across if you did; maybe I'll go for a test drive of the linea and see if I can work things from there.
Well the lady called back as she promised and told me that it would not be possible. I was occupied at work yesterday so couldn't go. Hoping to gatecrash on saturday morning though. Lets see if the charm works.
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Hi,

Read on the forum that the rear seats are not so comfortable and less leg space as well (lesser than a Palio). This from a car bigger than a Palio... What are Fiat design engineers thinking.. People have the same grouse with Linea.

I guess I 20 beats Punto on this account (Jazz has decent leg room but in B++ segment)

Grande Punto is not bigger than Palio. 'Grande Punto' means bigger than Punto. Punto was a bit smaller car. The word itself says bigger than Punto (and not Palio)

If you compare Palio and GP, Palio would be bigger one in terms of size. GP ofcourse is altogether different in terms of styling and modern than Palio. But yes, in terms of back seat space, Palio is bigger than GP.

This is from my driving experience of GP in the UK.
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Where are you sid?
Time for your part two of solving the puzzle!
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Called showrooms in Pune and they haven't received the cars as yet. Probably would get it next week.
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Where are you sid?
Time for your part two of solving the puzzle!
I hope Sid is scanning the brochures as He has done for I20 got it all ?

Sid comeon and solve the puzzle before start of the weekend.
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I heard from someone that the launch event would be in Delhi and not in Mumbai.
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I heard from someone that the launch event would be in Delhi and not in Mumbai.
True True !!
the launch is in Delhi
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Grande Punto is not bigger than Palio. 'Grande Punto' means bigger than Punto. Punto was a bit smaller car. The word itself says bigger than Punto (and not Palio)

If you compare Palio and GP, Palio would be bigger one in terms of size. GP ofcourse is altogether different in terms of styling and modern than Palio. But yes, in terms of back seat space, Palio is bigger than GP.

This is from my driving experience of GP in the UK.
That's a definite let down for me. I was always under the impression that Punto was a bigger car as compared to Punto.
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was in lonavala yest. evening happened to see a white grande punto with no camouflage not even one strip of black paper, not even on the badge...
couldnt click a pic as i was driving on the other side, but managed to take a look long enough to notice all this..
could it possibly be that the linea is delayed for the grande punto to come first??!!!!! or for em to be launched together??!!!
i know its a pretty crazy thought but a punto with no camouflage made me really curious!!
Linea is alreay out in market brother

Also few insider sources say its a VGT enigne same as linea diesel..

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full puzzle solved.

coming soon.
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i think tata's pathetic after sales service will kill the car despite having yuvraj singh as its brand ambassador!
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