Tata Nexon compact SUV snapped testing in Kolkata – Spied

Posted on: Feb 23, 2016 - 12:48pm IST

Expected to launch towards the end of this year.

A Tata Nexon prototype was caught testing in Kolkata by Samik Jonak Gosh. The company’s first sub-4m SUV is expected to launch in India towards the end of this year.

Tata Nexon snapped testing in Kolkata
The Tata Nexon will get a new 1.5L diesel engine with 6MT.

Although its heavily camouflaged, Tata has already revealed the production-spec design at the Auto Expo 2016, which looks virtually similar to the Nexon concept unveiled two years ago, save for typical production-spec elements. 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. It gets 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 front quarters at Auto Expo 2016
A turbocharged petrol engine is also confirmed for the Nexon.

Also Read: Tata Tiago hatchback to launch by end of March

Under the hood, the Nexon will be powered by 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.

Tata Nexon – Image Gallery

[Source: Samik Gosh]

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