A massive cover up of Tata Kite hatchback and Nano facelift was spotted on the outskirts of Pune recently, next to a fleet of Volkswagens. Surprisingly, the subject of interest here is the alloy wheels, on cars of both companies.
Tata Motors has launched the much awaited entry level variant of Nano Twist. Called, Tata Nano Twist XE, this new variant sits below the existing Tata Nano Twist XT variant.
Launched in 2009 as Ratan Tataâ€™s dream project to offer a car for the masses, sales figures have been miles away from expectations. The company has tried many different strategies to revive brand Nano, but sales remain stagnant. Now, it seems Nano might be running out of time.
Ian Callum, current Director of Design for Jaguar Cars who has worked for Ford, TWR and Aston Martin before, has expressed interest in designing the next Tata Nano, in an interview with Jalopnik.
To reinforce the company’s presence in entry-level hatchback segment, Tata Motors is planning to launch codename Pelican in 2016.
Tata Motors’ total sales (including exports) of commercial and passenger vehicles in December 2014 were 41,734 vehiclesÂ equating toÂ 10% sales growth over 37,836 vehicles sold in December 2013.
JA Motorsport based out of Coimbatore has taken a Tata Nano and turned it into a jaw-dropping hot hatch with 230 bhp motor.