Tata Nexon to launch this year before Tata Kite 5 – Report

Posted on: Feb 24, 2016 - 11:12am IST

Could launch during the festive season.

A new reports suggests that the Tata Nexon will launch before the Tata Kite 5 sedan this year. Both vehicles were shown in production ready forms at the Auto Expo 2016 this month.

Tata Nexon front quarters at Auto Expo 2016
The Tata Nexon is announced to get a new 1.5L diesel engine.

Tata revealed the production-spec Tata Nexon at the Auto Expo 2016, which draws heavy influence from Nexon concept unveiled two years ago. It will be available with a suite of customization options from Tata’s Personalization Studio, when launched. The Nexon is expected to measure 3,995 mm long, ride on 16-inch alloy wheels and sports a ground clearance of 200 mm.

The Nexon features projector headlights, a ceramic side finisher, contrast roof, LED taillights and LED daytime running lights in addition to a piano-black grille element.

Tata Nexon rear quarters at Auto Expo 2016
The Nexon is expected to measure 3,995 mm long, ride on 16-inch alloy wheels and sports a ground clearance of 200 mm.

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The engine lineup will include a turbocharged Revotron 1.2-liter petrol engine or an all new 1.5-liter diesel engine that outputs 110 PS and 260 Nm of torque. A new 6-speed manual gearbox will drive the front wheels of the Nexon and three driving modes will be available on the compact SUV.

Rivals: Ford EcoSport, Maruti Vitara Brezza, Mahindra TUV300
Expected Price: INR 6 – 10 Lakhs
Release date: Not confirmed

Tata Nexon – Image Gallery

[Source: Carwale]

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