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Old 16th August 2008, 10:42   #1
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Thumbs up Everybody Needs Somebody (Linea, Grande Punto, Bravo, 500)

Been watching this Fiat 500 ad on TV
What an awesome ad and beautiful cars.
I never thought linea looked so good, best looking car if it comes in range 7-9L.
Wanted to share with you guys this video who have not seen it.

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500 is looking good, but the Grande Punto, Linea and Bravo are looking better. 500 is cute, others are masculine.
When are these beauties coming to India?
After seeing these cars on TV, I believe they will launch them in near future.

What do you guys think?

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Old 16th August 2008, 10:46   #2
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Personally, being a Fiat enthusiast I am being tempted to say, looks good. But then, that would have been more apt, if the cars were launched 6-9 months after we first got to know about them. Do they still have the visual exclusivity is a big question.
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Nice link. Song is very good. Is it on TV? i dont remember seeing it. So, finally it says 500 is now in India. Where??
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Do they still have the visual exclusivity is a big question.
I am not complaining!!!!
Cars are looking amazing. Simply loved the linea and bravo and punto and 500..... cheers:


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Nice link. Song is very good. Is it on TV? i dont remember seeing it. So, finally it says 500 is now in India. Where??
Yup, this is on TV.
500 was launched in India around a month back i guess.
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Yup, this is on TV.
500 was launched in India around a month back i guess.
Yes, but we ahve not seen it yet on roads right? Its launched but yet to hit the road. Come on FIAT.
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It would remain somewhat exclusive.
I read here on team-bhp, some people have spotted 500.
Atleast 2 instances i remember.
One was Bangalore and the other was Hyderabad.

Waiting for some rich kid to get bored from his 500 and willing to sell it in used car market.
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The reason why we are not seeing the cute 500 on our roads is because of one major thing - the PRICE. Secondly, brand "FIAT" (leaves a lot of question marks in one's mind). Read in a magazine a few days back - FIAT is going to build its own marketing team!. They should have done that earlier. I just hope to see FIAT standing on their own feet with their own network of sales and service.

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When I first saw the ad, for a fraction of a second I thought that it was a GP ad. I thought GP was launched! But then I realized that all future Fiat cars were being displayed.

Sad that Palio isn't there. Surely doesn't send a good message to prospective Palio buyers.
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In this particular ad, they are showing the future cars they are bringing here.
But, maybe, they should have started it with the palio.
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The Grande Punto for India -

Is it going to be a 5-door or 3-door (like the one shown in the advert) or both?
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Yes, but we ahve not seen it yet on roads right?
Saw it on display at the TATA showroom 2 weeks ago.



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When I first saw the ad, for a fraction of a second I thought that it was a GP ad. I thought GP was launched! But then I realized that all future Fiat cars were being displayed.

Sad that Palio isn't there. Surely doesn't send a good message to prospective Palio buyers.
Really good ad that the FIAT guys have come up with, from what I interpreted from it, it showcases all the to be launched models, its ends with the 500, says its at the showroom now. Suggesting that the others are in the pipeline.
( Now, all of them had featured at the auto show and were confirmed to be launched )

Don't think it effects the Palio buyers in anyway, but if it does, it does in a good way, that FIAT is coming back in better fledged.

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they should have started it with the palio.
Then comes Uno, then Padmini. then 1100.
What they did looks neat.

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Cool ad. The full video is featured on the global FIAT site. I think the ad was done keeping the Eurpoean market in mind. That maybe why Palio isnt there.

And i thought the song was more like " Everybody Needs Somebody.." Whatever!!
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Cool ad. The full video is featured on the global FIAT site. I think the ad was done keeping the Eurpoean market in mind. That maybe why Palio isnt there.

And i thought the song was more like " Everybody Needs Somebody.." Whatever!!
You are right, song is Everybody Needs Somebody by blues brothers!

ohhh...well....

reported the post to mods to change thread title.

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When I first saw the ad, for a fraction of a second I thought that it was a GP ad. I thought GP was launched! But then I realized that all future Fiat cars were being displayed.

Sad that Palio isn't there. Surely doesn't send a good message to prospective Palio buyers.
Exact same thought came to my mind when saw this advertisement,i was amazed to see such a good advetisement forr Grande Punto but later it turned out to be 'Fiat 500 - Now in India'
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Really good ad that the FIAT guys have come up with, from what I interpreted from it, it showcases all the to be launched models, its ends with the 500, says its at the showroom now. Suggesting that the others are in the pipeline.
( Now, all of them had featured at the auto show and were confirmed to be launched )

Don't think it effects the Palio buyers in anyway, but if it does, it does in a good way, that FIAT is coming back in better fledged.
The ad, no doubt, is good. But a prospective Palio buyer will definitely feel that Fiat is concentrating more on the yet-to-be-launched models, which is correct. But some people might think that Palio is pretty outdated now and Fiat might discontinue it. I'm talking about not-so-car-aware public here. Palio also deserved to be in the ad.
It is something like Maruti had left out the 800 in their new ad.
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