Welcome to SPN

Register and Join the most happening forum of Sikh community & intellectuals from around the world.

Sign Up Now!

General Tata Nano, the Rs 1-lakh car

Discussion in 'Hard Talk' started by kds1980, Jan 10, 2008.

Tags:
  1. kds1980

    kds1980 India
    Expand Collapse
    SPNer

    Joined:
    Apr 4, 2005
    Messages:
    4,504
    Likes Received:
    2,738
    Tata introduces 1lakh rupees car( $ 2500)

    [​IMG]

    Here what Tata's Rs 1-lakh car - the Nano - looks like!
    January 10, 2008

    The Tata Rs 1-lakh car is here! And it's called the Nano!

    Tata Group chairman Ratan Tata on Thursday unveiled the Tata Nano at the 9th Auto Expo in New Delhi.

    Details of the Nano:

    Ratan Tata, while unveiling the Nano, said: "The car will meet all current safety norms and all emission criteria. The pollution it will cause will be lower than 2-wheelers."

    The car, he said, is smaller than a Maruti 800, but has 21 per cent more volume or space inside than the 800. He said that the dealer price of the car will be Rs 1 lakh, plus value-added tax (VAT) plus transport charges.

    The car's dashboard features just a speedometer, fuel gauge, and oil light. The car does not have reclining seats or radio. The shock absorbers are basic.

    It will sport a 30-litre fuel tank and 4-speed manual gearshift. One of Nano's three versions will come with air conditioning, but will have no power steering. It will have front disk and rear drum brakes. The company claims mileage of 23 km per litre.

    The Nano, designed with a family in mind, has a roomy passenger compartment with generous leg space and head room. It can comfortably seat four persons. Four doors with high seating position make ingress and egress easy.

    Yet with a length of 3.1 metres, width of 1.5 metres and height of 1.6 metres, with adequate ground clearance, it can effortlessly manoeuvre on busy roads in cities as well as in rural areas. Go to next slide for more. . .

    Text: Krishankumar & PTI | Photographs: Rajesh Karkera


    Also read: Tata Nano: The world's cheapest car: Complete Coverage
     
  2. Loading...

    Similar Threads Forum Date
    India Tata Nano's Nov sales one-sixth of Oct figures Breaking News Dec 7, 2010
    Sikh News Punjab invites Tata to set up Nano plant (Express India) Breaking News Aug 29, 2008
    Sikh News Punjab to invite Tata Motors for setting up Nano car project (Deepika) Breaking News Aug 24, 2008
    Sikh News Punjab promises land to Tata for Nano plant (Business Standard India) Breaking News Aug 23, 2008
    Sikh News Punjab promises land to Tata for Nano plant (Outlook India) Breaking News Aug 23, 2008

  3. Sardara123

    Sardara123
    Expand Collapse
    SPNer

    Joined:
    Jan 10, 2008
    Messages:
    400
    Likes Received:
    7
    I hope it doesn't end up like Maruti being the Poor Man's Car.
     
  4. Sinister

    Sinister
    Expand Collapse
    SPNer Supporter

    Joined:
    May 4, 2006
    Messages:
    907
    Likes Received:
    394
    it looks alot like daimeler's smart car

    [​IMG]

    this one is only a 2 seater and double door...great milieage but a ridiculous price because it's a mercedes.

    go tata! the first disposable car
     

Share This Page