Datsun GO-Cross to be showcased at Auto Expo 2016 – Report

Posted on: Nov 30, 2015 - 11:10am IST

Based on the Go+ MPV’s platform.

The Datsun GO-Cross that was unveiled at Nissan’s global headquarters in Japan during the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show is headed for Auto Expo 2016, reports Financial Express. It is a crossover bodystyle built on the same platform of the Datsun GO+ MPV.

Production-spec Datsun GO-Cross front three quarter Rendering
The Datsun GO-Cross is reported to get two versions – a 5-seater and a 7-seater.

The publication reports that the Datsun GO-Cross will eventually be made available in 5- and 7-seat versions, but the one to be showcased at the Auto Expo will be a 5-seater and it will be launched ahead of the 7-seat model. It is also reported that the GO-Cross will be priced higher than the Datsun GO hatchback and the GO+ MPV.

Datsun GO-Cross Concept front quarter unveiled
The GO-Cross could borrow the 1.2-liter three-cylinder petrol engine from the Go+.

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Though the GO-Cross is set for unveil at the Auto Expo, it is not yet green-lit for production, according to the company. Vincent Cobee, Global Head of Datsun, told IndianAutosBlog recently that the next Datsun launch in India will be a model based on the CMF-A platform (that underpins the Renault Kwid) and that it will happen in early-2016.

He was referring to the Datsun Redi-GO that was recently spied testing in Chennai. It is likely that the production-spec Redi-GO will be presented at the Auto Expo in Greater Noida in February.

Datsun GO-Cross Concept – Image Gallery

[Source: Financial Express]

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