Continuing with its spirit to
make it a successful car, Tata Motors has now launched the Nano in the all-new
GenX Nano avatar. It’s a new compact that is a feature-rich hatchback for the
youth of India, and is priced at Rs 1.99 lakh onward.
The GenX Nano will be
available for sale, across the country in over 450 Tata Motors sales outlets,
from May 19, 2015. Prices of the GenX Nano start at Rs. 1.99 lakh for the XE
variant and goes upto Rs 2.49 lakh for the XT variant, in Manual Transmission.
The company has introduced two variants – XMA and XTA with ‘Easy Shift’
Automated Manual Transmission. The XMA variant will be made-to-order and will
be available for sales from August 2015. The XMA variant is priced at Rs. 2.69
lakh and the top-end, XTA variant is priced at Rs 2.89 lakh and is available
post the national launch. All prices are ex-showroom, Delhi.
The 94 litre boot-space in the
AMT and 110 litre boot- space in the MT version can now be accessed more
easily, through the openable hatch. The car is equipped with the new generation
Tata signature steering wheel which adds to the new-age feel of the driver’s
cockpit. The car will come in seven new colours - Sangria Red (NEW), Persian
Rose (NEW), Pearl White, Meteor Silver, Royal Gold, Dazzle Blue and Damson
The new range comprises of
five variants, three with a four-speed manual transmission (XE, XM, XT) and two
variants (XMA, XTA) come equipped with a five-speed AMT gearbox which is
branded as ‘Easy Shift’ Automated Manual Transmission. The GenX Nano is powered
by a 624cc, multi-point fuel injected, water cooled, naturally aspirated, 2
cylinder gasoline engine with 2 valves per cylinder. The engine produces 38PS
power @ 5500 RPM and 51 Nm torque @ 4000 RPM.
The GenX Nano ‘Easy Shift’ AMT
has an option of ‘Sports’ mode for performance oriented drivers. For ease of
maneuverability in heavy traffic and during parking, ‘Easy Shift’ AMT comes
with an in-built ‘creep’ feature, which helps the car to crawl as soon as the
pressure is eased off the brake pedal, without pressing the accelerator. The
GenX Nano continues to have the Electric Power Assisted Steering (ePAS)
designed for light steering and for easy maneuvering in tight parking and
driving situations in cities.
The new range comes with
advanced structural stability and offers safety features like crumple zone to
cushion frontal impact, reinforced body structure for enhanced frontal crash
safety, robust side doors with intrusion beams for side crash protection,
anti-roll bar for high speed stability and SUV-like ground clearance of 180 mm
to tackle those rough patches on Indian roads.
The GenX Nano comes with a 24
litre fuel tank and has fuel efficiency of 23.6 Kmpl and 21.9 Kmpl, for manual
and AMT variants respectively (as per ARAI certification).
Targeted for the youth, the
GenX Nano also comes loaded with connectivity features -- four speakers with
surround sound effect mated to AmphiStream music system. This AmphiStream music
system is compatible with first-in-segment, Bluetooth, CD, Radio, USB and
AUX-in options for today’s connected generation. The car also comes with
Digital Information Display with features like Average & Instantaneous Fuel
Consumption^, Distance to Empty & Gear Shift Indicator^.
Tata Motors has also
introduced a wide range of specially designed GenX Nano accessories like Door
Visors, Sunroof, Art Leather Seat Covers, Decals, Body kit, Reverse Parking
Sensors, Remote Controlled Hatch Release etc., which will also be available at
With all these features, the
GenX Nano is the coolest compact hatch in town and also comes with low
cost-of-ownership. The Company will continue to offer the new range with the
best-in-segment warranty of 4 years or 60,000 km (whichever is earlier).
Mayank Pareek, President,
Passenger Vehicles Business Unit, Tata Motors Ltd., said, “The Nano has put
India on the world motoring map by demonstrating innovation and frugal
engineering. It continues to remain an important brand in our passenger vehicle
portfolio and we have been constantly evolving the product to deliver the most
relevant city car features like Easy Shift, Power Steering, the Hatch access,
Bluetooth connectivity and so on, for the Indian market. The new GenX Nano is a
smart, stylish, efficient and a practical city car which has strong potential
in the compact hatch segment. After Zest and Bolt, the GenX Nano is our third offering
under Horizonext and we continue to reach out to our customers with
feature-rich products that offer best-in-class technology and design
According to a company press
release, the GenX Nano was conceived around two years ago, as a result of
constant feedback from existing and potential consumers. The new range has been
designed and developed by Tata Motors and its supplier teams to meet
world-class quality standards and bring sheer driving pleasure to the young and
dynamic customers. Under the company’s Horizonext strategy, this smart city car
has been developed under three core pillars of Designext, Drivenext and
Connectnext and is targeted at the youth.
Source: Tata Motors
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