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  1. coolrider

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mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi; mso-fareast-language:EN-US;} </style> <![endif]--> Hi guys:)

    This is Diljith aka coolrider.I thanks admin for allowing me to join as a Fiat Enthusiast. I don’t own a Punto or Linea. Now the Q'tion rises, how I become a Fiat enthusiast or why I am getting angry when I see the monthly sales figures of Fiat in India. Want this company to really do good numbers in India.

    FIATISM might have started from my younger days. My father was having FIAT for 23 yrs (keeps car for 4 or 5 years, sells it n again purchases another one). I started my driving lessons in my father’s FIAT and my first small accident also. When Palio was introduced , we went for booking it but 6 months waiting period made us to buy Ikon. This was in 2002.

    Comes to 2009, I was posted at Baroda away from my native place. MY colleagues started buying cheap matchbox type 12 to 13 years old 800:A. All told me to do the same, but my mind is always against Maruthi, whether its new or old product. I started going to dealers,then I saw a Green Fern color Palio 1.2:car. This car hooked me and I purchased it from dealer (Agarwal used car dealer at Koti, Baroda – dealer exp. is very bad. He talks about trust but he will cheat u by hiding the car details). Then I started browsing internet to know more about Palio where I stumble upon team bhp, FIAT world site and finally TFI site:clapping.

    I don’t have new generation FIAT cars with me, but I do test drive Linea MJD twice before purchasing TW MJD Linea for my younger sister. The car is with my sister. I left 2 days immediately after my sisters marriage. Hence don’t have long time experience with Linea.

    I am waiting for Punto evo to be introduced in India or Grande Punto TJET with European interiors for my next car:dancing.
    List of cars in my family at present
    Father - Ford ikon (2002)
    Myself – FIAT Palio (2002 used car), i10 1.1 era (2008) both the cars are with me
    Sister – FIAT Linea TW MJD (2011)
  2. kedarbendre

    kedarbendre Esperto

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    Coolrider welcome to Team FIAT India.

    I dont think FIAT will launch Punto EVO to India very soon. You need to wait for longtime ;-)
  3. karan desai

    karan desai Superiore

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    palio is as good as current fiat car or should i say better in some departments. i used to service my uno in baroda at autocraft. used to visit baroda a lot. welcome to the fiat team.
  4. Welcome coolrider. Me too a big fan of the Palio 1.2.
    Punto T-Jet is far fetched and looking at the decision making people at Fiat India its highly unlikely.
    I'd love to own a Punto T-Jet and then mod it with the Abarth Essess kit :D.

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