Engine of Nano Twist will be the same as in existing Nano. A 624 cc, 2 cylinder, MPFI unit, generating 38 PS power @ 5500 ± 250 rpm, and 51 Nm torque @ 4000 ± 500 rpm. Top speed of Tata Nano is at 105 kmph, same for the Nano Twist.
The electric power steering unit of Nano Twist is made by Germany’s ZF Friedrichshafen, the same company that made a 9 speed automatic transmission for Tata’s Land Rover on display at 2013 Geneva Motor Show.
The new Nano Twist is being launched under the umbrella of Tata Motors’ HORIZONEXT campaign, which will see them improve their products as per customer demands. Tata Motors has also initiated a contest on Twitter with #CelebrateCityness as the hash tag.
Tata Nano Twist launch event is scheduled to commence by 11:30 am. Stay tuned to Rush Lane as we will bring you bit by bit, LIVE updates, straight from the launch venue.
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