Spied – IAB reader snaps the Tata Nano AMT with an openable bootlid for the first time

Posted on: Jul 15, 2014 - 3:13pm IST

Tata Motors showcased two future variants of the Nano at the Auto Expo this year. The Tata Nano Twist F-Tronic is the automated manual transmission (AMT) variant of the small car, while the Tata Nano Twist Active is the version with a functioning bootlid.

Tata Nano Twist Active F-Tronic spied gear
The AMT is a 5-speed unit in the Twist F-Tronic.

In a first, Indian Autos Blog reader, Mr. Shubham Nitin Ghute, has spotted what could be called the Nano Twist Active F-Tronic which gets the highlight features of both variants – the AMT and the opening bootlid. While the interior images show the AMT module, the picture of the rear shows the door handle and keyhole on the bootlid.

Tata Nano Twist Active F-Tronic spied bootlid
A Nano with a functional bootlid will provide better access to the luggage area.

When launched, the new Nano variants will get revised exterior and interior design as well. The outsides see new bumpers with redesigned airdams and ‘smoked’ headlight clusters, while the interior will get a new 3-spoke steering wheel (not seen in these spyshots) with a similar design as the Zest’s, wood-like inserts in the center console and center tunnel and new seat fabrics.

The refreshed Nano is expected to go on sale by the end of this year.

Competitors: Datsun redi-GO, Renault XBA, Maruti Alto 800

Expected Price: INR 2.6 – 2.8 lakhs, ex-Showroom

Tata Nano Twist Active F-Tronic – Spy Image Gallery

Tata Nano Twist F-Tronic – Image Gallery

Tata Nano Twist Active – Image Gallery

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