Saturday, March 07, 2009

Tata Motors Planning to Roll out Diesel Variant of Nano in 2010

Tata Motors, India’s no. 1 car maker, is now planning to launch the diesel variant of Nano by the middle of next year. You already know that Tata Motors will launch Tata Nano, which runs on petrol, on 23 March 2009. According to some company vendors, Tata has already asked them to supply parts for the diesel variants of Tata Nano and it is expected that vendors will start supplying by August or September this year.

Reports have it in the media that Tata Nano’s diesel variant would cost Rs 2 lakh. The petrol variant of Nano without AC goes on sale for Rs 1 lakh, while its deluxe version is priced at 1.4-1.6 lakh. Though Tata Motors has not said anything officially about the launch of Nano’s diesel variant, it is highly expected that the diesel version of Tata Nano will hit the market sometime next year.

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