Production Ready Tata Nexon Spotted, India Launch Likely In October 2017

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Tata Motors is on a roll these days. In the recent past, the company launched the Tiago AMT, Hexa and the Xenon Yodha, unveiled its first sports car, the Racemo under its new sub-brand TaMo. The company is also preparing to launch the Tigor in the next few weeks.

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While we wait for Tata Motors to share official details on the Tigor compact sedan, the company is working on yet another model that was recently spied in its production form. The Tata Nexon compact SUV, which has been spotted testing across the country on various occasions, now seems to in the final stages of production, ahead of launch that could take place soon.

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Guenter Butschek, CEO and MD, Tata Motors was recently quoted saying that the company plans to launch the Nexon in India two weeks before the festival of Diwali in 2017. This hints at a possible launch date in the first week of October this year.

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Tata Motors has displayed a special edition of the upcoming compact SUV at the ongoing 2017 Geneva International Motor Show (GIMS), known as the Nexon Geneva edition. Based on Tata’s Impact design language, the Nexon compact SUV seen in the images here features the signature honeycomb grille flanked by projector headlamps with LED DRLs on either side. The model also gets fog lamps, thick body cladding, roof rails and body coloured ORVM caps. Although the Nexon is likely to be available with a dual tone paintjob, the model here sports a monotone paintjob of white.

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The Tata Nexon is expected to be available with two engine options: a 1.5-litre diesel engine and a new engine from the company’s Revotron family. Transmission duties would be taken care of by a six speed manual transmission as standard while an AMT could be offered as an option. Once launched in India, the Nexon compact SUV will rival the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Ford EcoSport and the Mahindra TUV300.

Source: MoneyControl