Nissan will unveil Datsun, and the first product K2, in New Delhi on 15th July 2013. And, we have just learned that the new Datsun is stunning to look at and will be a game changer in the Indian auto industry. Apart from discussing about Micra and Micra Active at yesterday’s launch, there was also an opportunity to speak with Nissan officials.
When asked about the Datsun K2, whose sketches were revealed officially last week, we learnt that Nissan has already shown the car to select media in India, and judging by their reaction, the new Datsun K2 small car, is not only stunning to look at, but will also be a game changer once launched. Datsun K2 is expected to be launched at the 2014 Delhi Auto Expo in January next year.
Nissan India surprised many when they launched the new Micra Active for a base price of just Rs 3.50 lakh. This makes the Micra even more affordable then the one which was first launched in India back in July 2010 for a price of Rs 3.98 lakh. Launching Micra Active at an aggressive price, has opened their doors to a whole new segment of buyers.
Speaking about the pricing of Datsun’s first car, it will be even more stunning then the car you will get to see on 15th July 2013. Nissan Datsun has gone through great extent in order to keep the level of localization high, and keep cost cutting at maximum. Though price of new Datsun car will not be revealed before official launch, it is expected to be in the Rs 2 lakh bracket, giving it a chance to compete head-on with India’s best selling car, Maruti Suzuki Alto 800.