Car buyers in India eagerly await world's cheapest car - Tata Nano. In this review, we have provided the features and specifications of Tata Nano.


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With an aim to bring the joy of riding to millions of Indians, Tata Motors India Ltd. unveiled world's cheapest car - Nano, at the Delhi Auto Show held in January 2008. The company revealed that the car has been designed to match the requirements of middle-class Indian families, who aspire to possess mobility, enhanced status and rise in self-esteem and want to pay a small price for their vehicle. Tata Nano has set a trend in the automobile industry of India, debuting a manufacturing era of low cost and eco-friendly automobiles.

Engine
Under the hood of the small car lies a powerful 643 cc petrol engine, which is supposed to churn out a power of 33 PS. The engine is equipped with Multi Point Fuel Injection system. It is for the first time that a car has been powered by a two-cylinder gasoline engine, with a single balancer shaft. Tata Nano promises to deliver a top speed of 90 km/hour and good fuel economy.

Design And Comfort
Tata Nano has been designed by keeping in mind the typical small Indian family. With mono-volume design wheels at the corners and power-train at the rear, the small car is surely going to set a new benchmark for mini cars. The super-compact car has roomy interiors, spacious enough to provide a comfortable ride for a family of four.

Interiors
The sizeable passenger compartment of Tata Nano provides generous legroom. The four-door vehicle, with high seating position, enables easy entry and exit for its occupants. Although the cabin has minimalist equipments, it looks quiet elegant and spacious. Speedometer, fuel gauge, and oil light are integrated into a simple, but smart looking dashboard.

Ride And Handling
The adequate ground clearance of Tata Nano enables effortless maneuver through the busy Indian roads, both in rural and urban areas.
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Safety
Tata Nano comes equipped with all the safety norms that a compact car is expected to have. It has a strong passenger compartment with crumple zones, intrusion-resistant doors, seat belts, strong cushioned seats, and anchorages, which provide adequate safety to the occupants. The rear tailgate glass is bonded to the body. Further enhancing the safety are its tubeless tyres.

Tata Nano Price, Variants And Color
Tata Nano comes in two variants - standard and luxury. The price of the world’s cheapest car is expected to be approximately Rs. 1 lakh. The standard variant of Tata Nano are available in Racing Red, Lime Yellow, Ivory White and Ink Blue colors, while the luxury versions come in Lunar Silver, Lava Grey, Lagoon Blue, Ivory White and Apple Green colors.

Tata Nano Mileage
Intending to launch its diesel variant with an excellent fuel efficiency, Tata Nano renders a mileage of 23-25 kmpl on all its petrol versions.

Technical Specifications of Tata Nano
Overview
Model Tata Nano
Body Type Hatchback
Number Of Doors 4
Seating Capacity 4
Fuel Capacity 30 liters
Dimensions
Length 3100 mm
Width 1500 mm
Height 1600 mm
Wheelbase 2230 mm
Ground Clearance 180 mm
Minimum Turning Radius 4.4 m
Weight
Kerb Weight 600 kg (approx)
Engine
Type All-aluminium, Rear Mounted, Rear Wheel Drive
Number Of Cylinders --
Displacement 623 CC
Transmission Manual
Max. Power 33 PS
Max. Torque --
Suspension
Front Suspension McPherson strut with lower A arm
Rear Suspension Independent coil spring
Brake
Front Disc
Rear Drum
Steering Type No Power Steering
Tyre Size R12

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