Tata Nexon, our homegrown automaker’s onslaught on the growing sub-compact SUV segment in India is all set to make its debut in our country soon. Tata Motors have already unveiled the Nexon at the recent 2017 Geneva Motor Show, giving us an insight in as to what this product is to pack in. The automaker has already commenced the testing of the Nexon in India and yet again, thanks to folks at Team BHP, one such mule has been spotted, that too what seems to be like a complete production ready avatar.
Tata Motors has been particularly aggressive with its strategies in the recent past, particularly with the launches of the Tiago, Hexa and now the Tigor. Done with talking the compact hatchback, premium MPV and the sub-compact sedan segment, now is the turn of the sub-compact SUVs with the Nexon.
Talking about the Nexon, it too is born out of the automaker’s IMPACT design philosophy. First showcased at the 2016 Delhi Auto Expo, the production version of the Nexon bears quite a lot of resemblance to the model which was on display. The vehicle snapped in the spy shots is of the top of the line XZ trim. Do Read: Tata Nexon price in India and other details: 10 quick facts to know
That said it gets projector headlamps, LED DRLs, dual-tone alloy wheels, body-coloured mirrors with LED turn indicators, roof rails among the others. With its compact dimensions and almost hatchback like characteristics, the Nexon is to for sure emerge as a tough competitor for its rivals.
The interiors of the Nexon are to feature a premium and neat layout. The material quality if to be inclined towards the premium side of the spectrum while the same will come loaded with a plethora of creature comforts and features on board. Do Read: Tamo Racemo to be sold in India as a kit car
Talking about the engine specifications, the model showcased in Geneva was equipped with a 1.5-litre Revotorq motor, however it is expected that the India specific model could very well get a 1.3-litre oil burner with the petrol duties taken care of by a 1.2-litre unit.
As far as the prices are concerned, due to its highly localized nature, the Nexon is to be priced in the bracket of INR 6 to 8 lakh (ex-showroom).
Image 1 source: Carwale
Image 2 & 3 source: Team BHP