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Old 3rd March 2009, 13:37   #16
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Thanks for the Pics, looks nicer than the Swift, and much stronger too.
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Nice pictures aquavelva!

Please do write a brief report on your visit to the Fiat factory!
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Even the Palio has the fuel opening lid on the right hand side. So I guess it is standard for FIAT cars.
Reminds me of my observations when I was in US.
All Japanese cars had the fuel-door on the left-side of the car. All the American cars had it on right.
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I love the silhouette of that car! This is the best proportioned car of late to hit the Indian market.
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I love the silhouette of that car! This is the best proportioned car of late to hit the Indian market.
I agree. Though its not hit the market yet.
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I love the silhouette of that car! This is the best proportioned car of late to hit the Indian market.
The looks are amazing. quite macho. The build quality? interiors? I drool over esp in red. but FIAT *** ?? my only worry.
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The red makes you WOW.. Lets see which colors we get in India. Also any interior pics as exterior spy pics are doing the rounds since eternity but no interior pics yet.
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it looks really nice. looks like its a good car to wait for.

@ any PS specialist- can you edit out the b& w and give it some nice colors?
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I can see fuel opening on right-hand side. Is this model indeed for India?

Trying to comparing noun with adjective? Bad attempt I must say.
actually i think you need to take a look at sams english thread more than i do.

anyway back to the topic.

madan80 - why not google it. you can see exactly what it looks like.
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@aquavelva - do you have answers to some of the questions BHPians have on this thread?

1. How did you manage to get the factory tour?
2. Can you write a brief on your factory tour?
2. Were you able to get some interior pics of Punto? if not why?
3. Did you hear anything about the launch date of the Punto?

Please update us, else we cannot read too much into this thread and might as well close the thread.
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Old 4th March 2009, 14:23   #26
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Caught this today. Wish i could get better pics but there was traffic. Badges at the back were covered in grey tape. Mh12 temp registered.
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I guess this thread should be closed. There are number of Punto threads floating around and no point in one more, unless aquavela shares some additional information
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Were you able to get some interior pics of Punto?
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Also any interior pics
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any pics of the interiors?
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Any pics of the interiors would have helped
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Interior pics would be just great, we have had numerous sightings of the Exterior. The interiors remain a mystery.
Why the questions over interiors? It's going to have the same interiors as the Linea both in design and quality.

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The interiors remain a mystery. Are they same as Linea's ?
Yes they will be same as Linea's. Actually, we should be saying that the Linea's interiors are same as GP's.
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I remember a thread where the Gp and Linea were displayed at Concorde, Bangalore. Here are pictures of the left hand drive GP and you can expect it to look almost exactly like this from the outside, alloys included. I actually prefer the black centre console to the Linea's silver. Looks good -
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I guess this thread should be closed. There are number of Punto threads floating around and no point in one more, unless aquavela shares some additional information
Instead of closing, it would be better if all the Punto spy pics threads are merged.
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