Tata Nexon confirmed with new 1.2L petrol & 1.5L diesel engines with 6-speed MT


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Tata Motors today confirmed the two engines that will go into the Tata Nexon which will have its media launch this month. Tata Motors has confirmed in the release that the Nexon goes on sale in the festive season.

Terming the new engines “power-packed” and “performance oriented”, they are the 1.2L Turbocharged Petrol from the Revotron series and the 1.5L Diesel engine from the Revotorq family. Tata is promising “unrivalled package of fuel efficiency, performance, and refinement” in the new motors.

Tata Nexon side teaser pic

The Tata Nexon short form of “NEXT-ON” debuted at the Auto Expo 2016. The engines are indigenous products from Tata Motors with inputs from technology suppliers AVL, Bosch, Mahale and Honeywell. The Revotron engine will be manufactured at the Sanand facility (Gujarat) while the Revotorq engine will be made at the Ranjangaon facility (Maharashtra).

Mr. Mayank Pareek, President, Passenger Vehicle Business Unit, Tata Motors said:

To introduce this all new SUV into the market, we are not leaving any stone unturned. We are once again introducing a product with an exciting package for our customers. The engine is the heart of the car and along with the SUV like design and features, we wanted to offer punchy, responsive and refined engines. Both these engines have been designed and developed post extensive feedback from auto enthusiasts, expert drivers, followed by extensive testing across India, on different terrains. We are confident that this new family of engines will further help us build our brand and deliver a memorable experience on-road.

The Nexon gets first-in-segment multi drive modes – Eco, City, and Sport. While the Eco mode is designed to offer a relaxed drive experience favouring fuel economy, the City mode offers the optimum balance between power and torque. The Sport mode leads to superior throttle response for a spirited drive experience, the company said.

Tata Nexon diesel specifications

EngineRevotorq 1.5 Turbocharged Diesel
Displacement1496 cc
Max Power output110 PS @ 3750 rpm
Max Torque output260 Nm @ 1500-2750 rpm
TransmissionTA6300 synchromesh – 6 forward + 1 reverse

Tata Nexon petrol specifications

EngineRevotron 1.2L Turbocharged Petrol
Displacement1198 cc
Max Power output110 PS @ 5000 rpm
Max Torque output170 Nm @ 2000-4000 rpm
TransmissionTA6300 synchromesh – 6 forward + 1 reverse

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