Tata enters future with Nexon and ConncectNext Concept
Tata Motors unveiled a total of 18 models which include two new concepts – Nexon and ConnectNext at the 2014 Delhi Auti Expo. These two cars highlight the way Tata Motors is shaping the future for the auto industry.
Tata Nexon is based on a new X1 platform also shared with the recently revealed Zest and Bolt. If the Nexon makes it to the production line, it will be powered with a 1.2 liter Revoltron turbocharged petrol engine offering peak power of 83 bhp and 140 Nm torque while a diesel engined option will be in the form of a Fiat sourced 1.3 liter Quadrajet engine.
The compact SUV segment is growing by leaps and bounds and Tata Motors is not left behind. Tata Nexon is expected enter production in early 2015 after which it will compete with a favorable price tag with Ford EcoSport, Renault Duster, VW Taigun and Nissan Terrano.
Bearing a different appearance from other Tata models, the Nexon will have a futuristic stance both on its exteriors and interiors while it will have added ground clearance. It sports a sloping roofline and rising beltline while its flared wheelarches and blacked out scuffplate give the SUV a futuristic appeal on its exterior while interiors match with a host of connectivity features.
Speaking about the ConnnectNEXT concept, this one is one of the most interesting cars at this year’s Auto Expo. If you are at the show, or are planning to visit the show, this is one car you should not miss experiencing.
Not only the car is unique in design, it also features some of the never-before-seen features in a car. Powered by an electric battery, it can accommodate 5 adults. Some of the unique features include transparent inner rear view mirrors, wireless headphones, integrated screens for entertainment, head-up display, park assist and much more. It will also offer cloud connectivity on the move. This will make home-to-car and car-to-home connectivity possible, along with video conferences from your car, and internet for all passengers