Finally, the launch date for the Tata Nano GenX has been scheduled for May 19 this year, which is very near from now. As it has already been showcased at the 2014 Auto Expo with the replacement of its existing version and now, the manufacturer is well prepared to bring this model in the Indian automobile market after 14 days including more grown-up and enticing look as compared to the current variant. Though, it shows almost the same body design as its predecessor, but the refreshed front and rear ends with piano black finish make this small car more mature.
Moreover, the large badge as well as the latest smoked headlamps will also be available on this vehicle to improve its beauty. Coming to inside, which has been marvelously updated along with new interior trims, central locking remote, burglar alarm, externally adjustable ORVMs, front power windows and power steering. It also gets the Tata Zest inspired steering wheel, a Multi information display, Amphistream music system comprising Bluetooth connectivity and four speakers.
Beneath the skin, the Nano GenX is powered by the same 624cc two cylinder MPFI petrol engine as its outgoing model to produce power of 38.19 PS at 5,500 rpm and a torque of 51 Nm at 4,000 rpm. Notably, the hatchback would have the main noticeable update on the transmission system, which will be inspired by the Magnett Marelli including a 5-speed automated manual transmission that would make it the first most cheaper automatic car in India.
This AMT gearbox will be introduced only in the Easy Shift automatic version, and apart from it, all models will include a 4-speed manual transmission. The former one will be capable to bestow an appreciable fuel efficiency of 21.9 km/l, while rest of the trims will make a fuel economy figure of 21.9 km/l.
Anticipated to be priced from INR 2.50 Lac to INR 3.0 Lac, the Tata Nano GenX will give a straight competition against the Hyundai Eon and Maruti Suzuki Alto 800.
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