According to Tata Group the Nano is a 33 PS (33 hp/24 kW) car with a 623 cc rear engine and rear wheel drive, and has a fuel economy of 4.55 L/100 km (21.97 km/L, 51.7 mpg (US), 62 mpg (UK)) under city road conditions, and 3.85 L/100 km on highways (25.97 km/L, 61.1 mpg (US), 73.3 mpg (UK)). this is the first time a two-cylinder non-opposed petrol engine will be used in a car with a single balancer shaft. Tata Motors has reportedly filed multiple patents related to the innovations in the design of Nano, with powertrain design alone having 34 patents. The head of Tata Motors’ Engineering Research Centre, Girish Wagh has been credited with being one of the brains behind Nano’s design.
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No Radio, Power windows, air conditioning, anti lock brakes, air bags, remote locks or power steering.
Rear wheel drive: manually actuated 4-speed trans axle that gives the car better fuel efficiency
Wheel Bearing: Wheel bearing is strong enough to drive the car at 72kmph but would quickly wear out at higher speeds.
Analogue speedometer, odometer and fuel gauge.
Single windscreen wiper
Speed of Tata Nano:
Top speed – 105kmph
Height: 1.6 m
Width: 1.5 m
Engine specifications for Tata Nano:
Sheet metal body
Intrusion resistant doors
Strong seats and anchorages
Rear tailgate glass bonded to the body.
2-cylinder, 624 cc
Multi point fuel injection petrol engine.
Engine is rear mounted.
1st time a 2-cylinder gasoline engine was being used in a car with single balancer shaft.
Anti-vibe balancer shaft
Safety features for Tata Nano – The 1 Lakh car
How green is Tata Nano?
Tailpipe emission exceeds current regulatory requirements
Lower overall pollution level than two-wheelers
Fuel efficient (20 km/litre), ensures low carbon dioxide emissions.
Wind-Shield washer bottle
Room for single suitcase
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NEW DELHI: Honda has slashed the price of its Civic Hybrid cars in India by an unprecedented Rs 8 lakh, as it looks to boost sales of the India gets ready for hybrid cars
Electric hybrid vehicles
environmentally-friendly sedan in an unfriendly economic environment.
After the price cutâ€” the sharpest in Indian automobile history and introduced with immediate effectâ€”the hybrid Civic will cost Rs 13.36 lakh compared to its launch price of Rs 21.5 lakh. This is also the first time in its decade-long presence in India that Honda, which is absorbing the full impact of the price cut, is resorting to a formal price cut to sell its cars.
Launched this June, the hybrid Civic had generated huge interest among customers, but its high price meant sales were few. The company had only managed to sell 60 cars till date. In contrast, the petrol version of the Civic, launched in India in July 2006, sold 5,236 units in the first seven months of the fiscal.
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