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Tata Nexon compact crossover concept to be unveiled at the 2014 Auto Expo

Rohit Paradkar  /
03 Feb 2014 08:46:45 IST

Tata will showcase a compact crossover concept at the Expo. This concept SUV will be based on the Vista's X1 platform. It takes styling cues from the Aria SUV and looks to challenge the Ford EcoSport and Quanto.

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Powering the Nexon concept will be the recently unveiled 85PS/140Nm Revotron engine. This engine will be mated to a new 5-speed gearbox. Tata is also rumored to bring in an automated manual system in the Nexon concept.

This gearbox will function similar to Maruti's Celerio and should take the fatigue out of changing gears while giving the fuel economy similar to a manual.

Tata will also put a diesel engine under the hood of the Nexon. It will likely be the 75PS multijet which makes 190Nm of torque. It will come mated to a manual box.

Knowing Tata's expertise at pricing their cars very competitively, expect the Nexicon to undercut some of its well established competition.

Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 6.16 Lakhs
Displacement
1497cc
Transmission
Automatic
Max Power(ps)
110
Max Torque(Nm)
260
Mileage
-NA-
Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 7.67 Lakhs
Displacement
1498cc
Transmission
Manual
Max Power(ps)
100
Max Torque(Nm)
205
Mileage
23 Kmpl

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