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Old 11th June 2007, 15:05   #31
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Okay guys, here are the first few pics - they were taken at night and since it was a sunday, the car wasn't washed - do look out for day pics tomorrow.





Hot Hot Hot... which Pio HU is that? And hey what happened to the leather gear knob ....Is it my eyes or FIAT India cutting cost yet again..
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Hey....post some more photos, taken in the day time. Suggested postures of the black beauty are

1. Side View
2. Back view (We want to see how it looks with the spoilers)
3. Daytime front view
4. Interiors (Dash board)
5. Seats

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Hot Hot Hot... which Pio HU is that? And hey what happened to the leather gear knob ....Is it my eyes or FIAT India cutting cost yet again..
WIll do so. Unfortunately no spoiler anymore!
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Hot Hot Hot... which Pio HU is that? And hey what happened to the leather gear knob ....Is it my eyes or FIAT India cutting cost yet again..

Its a pioneer DEH 3950 MP. Will take better pics of it and of the Blaupunkts at the back (those are sweet!!).

The gearknob is leather wrapped, will put up a better day pic of that in a few hours.
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Hot Hot Hot... which Pio HU is that? And hey what happened to the leather gear knob ....Is it my eyes or FIAT India cutting cost yet again..
Yes, first time seeing a Pio HU's with red color buttons. It usually comes with blue dazzlers . Which one is it?
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No Rishi, your eyes are fine! No leather gearknob, no leather steering grip, and no spoiler on the stile 1.6 - the tradeoff being the tubeless tyres (which shouldn't be a big cost difference anyways) - So you are right with the "cutting cost" comment.
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Poor milege image still haunts Palio. hmmmm.

Regarding your quarter tank emptied for first 100 kms, actually the behaviour of Palio fuel gauge is like that. First half tank it shows like drained quickly. After its stays there for a loooonnnng time.

Yesterday I had long dirve (500 km) in mix of city(60km), highway (200km) and statehighway(240 km) with full AC and three adults on board. Palio gave flat 15kmpl mileage.
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Just thought i'd share some stuff with you guys...

When i was getting the ICE hooked up i was approached by 2 guys..

One said, "My daddy won't allow me to buy a palio"

The other said, "I took her to 90 in 2nd"

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Uttamc, your car is supposed to be fitted with leather wrapped steering wheel and gear knob, atleast the brochure says so.I dont see either in your pictures.Whats the story?

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Uttamc, Stile 1.6 supposed to have white dials? The background looks black.
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Uttamc, Stile 1.6 supposed to have white dials? The background looks black.
Cartech they are white background dials itself. The black background never came with the tacho.
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THe boot space is virtually non-existant in this car LOL!
I was reading the Autocar small car shootout. They said that Palio has the biggest boot among small cars. Or is it that Palio 1.1 is different from 1.6?
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I was reading the Autocar small car shootout. They said that Palio has the biggest boot among small cars. Or is it that Palio 1.1 is different from 1.6?
My Getz can pack more baggage than the Palio. Can I say the Getz boot is bigger and Autocar featured crap? Yes! they did.

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My Getz can pack more baggage than the Palio. Can I say the Getz boot is bigger and Autocar featured crap? Yes! they did.
But in small car shoot out in ACI getz never featured.. it has biggest when compared to Palio 1.1/Chevy Spark/Santro Xing/Indica Xeta/Wagaon R/Zen Stilo.
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Uttam...Do me a favour and check whether there is a tow pin in the front and rear behind the small lid in the bumpers. My 2006 Palio has the lids but no tow pins...Upon asking the dealer they were also shocked to see that and then checked for all the 2006 models and none of them had a towpin.. FIAT India at its best at cost cutting
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Getz boot is bigger and Autocar featured crap?
Autocar didnt have the Getz in the shoot out. I guess the cars featured were the Palio 1.1, Xeta, Santro, Wagon R, Spark and the Zen Estilo.

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