REUTERS - Tata Motors on Thursday unveiled its ‘People’s Car’, the 4-door Nano, which will be the world’s cheapest car with a dealer price of 100,000 rupees ($2,500).
Following are some details on the car, which was presented at the Auto Expo in New Delhi.
* Length: 3.1 metres
* Height: 1.6 metres
* Width: 1.5 metres
* Engine: Rear-wheel drive, 2-cylinder, 623 cc, multi-point fuel-injection petrol engine. Engine is rear mounted. Tata said it was the first time a 2-cylinder gasoline engine was being used in a car with single balancer shaft.
* Safety: Tata said the Nano has an all sheet-metal body, with safety features such as crumple zones, intrusion-resistant doors, seat-belts, strong seats and anchorages, and the rear tailgate glass bonded to the body. Tyres are tubeless.
* Environment: Tata said tailpipe emission performance exceeded current regulatory requirements, and the Nano had a lower overall pollution level than two-wheelers made in India. It said high fuel efficiency (20 km/litre) ensured low carbon dioxide emissions.
Source: Tata Motors;
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