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In A Nano Second, Good Buy To All That

His people's car is finally here, seeking to change how India drives

In A Nano Second, Good Buy To All That
Jitender Gupta
In A Nano Second, Good Buy To All That
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Features In Quick Focus
  • The 4-door Nano will have a 623-cc rear-mounted engine, 4-speed manual transmission with 20 km/litre mileage
  • Launch: Sep ’08. On-road price (Delhi): Rs 1.30 lakh (for the base model)
  • 3.1mx1.5mx1.6m—Nano is smaller than the Maruti-800 but offers 21% more space inside
  • Engineered in steel. Tata Motors says it will meet crash-test requirements
  • Bharat-3, Euro-4 emission norms met

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Also In The Race
  • Maruti Suzuki A-Star: Has a 1-litre engine. Production to start in October.
  • Bajaj concept: Compact, designed inhouse, around 800 cc, expected price tag: Rs. 1.6-1.8 lakh. Launch: end-2009.
  • Volkswagen Polo: Small car on the Polo platform, production will start in 2010. Likely price tag: Rs 3.5-4 lakh.
  • Ford: Investing $500 million in a new plant for a small car. Production is expected to start in...
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