Datsun GO-Cross SUV to make India debut at 2016 Delhi Auto Expo
Datsun, Nissan’s low cost car brand is all set to unveil the new Datsun Go-Cross at the 2016 Delhi Auto Expo, being held from February 5-9, 2016 at India Expo Mart in Greater Noida.
Sharing its platform and styling details with Go and GO+, Datsun Go-Cross was unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show earlier this year.
Datsun Go-Cross will be powered by a 1.2 liter, three cylinder petrol engine mated to a five speed manual across variants. There is also a possibility that the Datsun Go-Cross could be the first model in the Datsun lineup to be offered with a diesel engine. This engine could be a 1.5 liter dCi that is also seen powering other Nissan and Renault models.
Features to be seen on Datsun Go-Cross will be projector headlamps and LED DRLs, black roof rails, rear spoiler and C shaped tail lamps. The model will also receive a hexagonal grille, high ground clearance, chrome finished wheels and bumper and LED tail lamp enclosures. It is expected that the production variant of Datsun Go-Cross will come in as a 5 seater and 7 seater in India, though the company likely to bring in the 5 seater first.
Datsun has confirmed that the price of their next car for India will be above INR 6 lakh.
Set for official launch in India after its showcasing at the Auto Expo, the Datsun Go-Cross will enter the ever expanding crossover market in the country. In India, the Datsun Go-Cross will compete with the likes of Ford EcoSport and upcoming Tata Nexon, Maruti YBA and the likes.