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Old 1st August 2009, 19:17   #31
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URGENT MESSAGE TO FIAT INDIA MANAGEMENT: Just bring the interior and the engines to India and leave the exterior alone. Thanks
I agree completely!!

We only need more powerful and torquey engines + carbon fiber lined/design interiors.

If Fiat improves the interiors to international spec, then they'll surely have a lotta customers!(incl. me)
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they really messed up with that beautiful nose.It looks ugly now. I liked the rear lights though I would like to see the whole back to make a comment on it.
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the car does not look as bad as it seems to be from these pics, taken from spyshots.nl
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Looks to me like Fiat is trying to use stying cues from the super hit 500 to further push the sales of the now aging Grande Punto in this facelift. The bold classic look at the front now looks compromised. That said, they did need to make a justifyable facelift to keep pushing the sales. Considering how much the 500 is loved worldover, this might just work!
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Old 31st August 2009, 10:26   #35
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Default New Grande Punto EVO revealed

Presenting the new Grande Punto evo.

article at Autocar.co.uk ? the online home of the world?s oldest car magazine, first for industry news, car reviews, road tests, videos and more
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What have they done to the upper lip of the front bonnet? :(
and the lower lip however looks to be a reminisant of an Aston Martin
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For a second I thought it was a Mini. The black looks hot. Wheels are going good with it.
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the grille on the bonnet looks horrible !

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/intern...y-hyundai.html

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Old 31st August 2009, 10:58   #39
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They have 500ised the Punto. Someone needs to tell Fiat that every car is not a 500. The present Punto in India does not need any exterior makeup.
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Looks like a blend of Austin Martin and i10!
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Looks like a blend of Austin Martin and i10!
The lights and front end were always Austin's! And the front is the only thing I liked about Punto.

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The correct name of the Marque that I assume you are referring to is ASTON MARTIN.

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The lights and front end were always Austin's! And the front is the only thing I liked about Punto.
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Default Fiat Punto Evo!

Slightly better resolution pics.

I think the interiors are definitely better. The alloys are smashing. The rear is very sporty now.

The front: Well, I am happy that it no longer looks too similar to i10 (like the initial pics suggested) but it still is a cross between 500 / Aston / i10 / Focus.

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The correct name of the Marque that I assume you are referring to is ASTON MARTIN.
Oh yes! Thanks for correcting.
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Hey i know saying is almost sacriligeous but i kind of like it.the interior is fabulous,looks rich and nice shaped.the front is a bit iffy,but not bad.
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