Tata Motors today launched the power steering version of the Nano. The new NanoTwist XT comes with a price tag of INR 2.36 lakh, ex-showroom Delhi. The Nano Twist will be available across all Tata Motors Authorized Dealerships, in a phased manner.
The Tata Nano Twist, has an Electric Power Assisted Steering’ (EPAS) with brushless motor and Active Return feature. The Active Return feature returns the steering wheel back to its straight-ahead position, as soon as the wheel is released. The new car offers an unmatched 4 meters of turning radius, offering unparalleled city maneuverability.
The new Tata Nano Twist has also undergone some cosmetic changes, to differentiate it from the manual steering Nano. A new Damson Purple colour has been introduced for the variant, with barley beige interiors and chrome accents. The car also features a brand new gearshift console and better looking interior.
Additional features on the car include a refurbished instrument cluster which now has a trip computer, as well as a Driver Information System. The audio system features Bluetooth connectivity for streaming music, and the Nano Twist also comes with a Remote keyless entry for better security and convenience.
The Nano Twist is powered by a 624cc, multi-point fuel injected, water cooled, naturally aspirated, 2 cylinder gasoline engine with 2 valves per cylinder, mated to a 4-speed manual transmission. The engine produces 38PS power, 51 Nm torque. The Nano continues to remain as the most fuel efficient petrol car, as the Nano range offers a fuel efficiency of 25.4 kmpl, as certified by the Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI).
The list of features on the new Tata Nano Twist are
- A new look instrument cluster
- Trip computer
- New driver information systems
- Bright daytime backlight
- Night-time Amber display
- Digital clock
- Distance to empty (DTE)
- Average fuel efficiency (AFE)
- LED fuel gauge
- Coolant temperature gauge
- Remote keyless entry
- Twin glove boxes
- Four-speaker AmphiStream music system with Bluetooth USB and auxiliary connectivity
- New gearshift console
- Better accessibility to the power assist driver and passenger window switches
- New seat and door pad upholstery
- New beige interior fabrics and
- New rear parcel shelf with speakers
- Black accents on rear bumper
- Newly designed air extractor grill
- New look C-pillar trim
The Tata Nano twist is available in following colors
- Damson Purple (New)
- Pearl White
- Royal Gold
- Papaya Orange
- Meteor Silver
- Dazzle Blue
The New Tata Nano Twist will be available only in the XT version, which replaces the previous top of the line LX version of the Nano range. All XT versions come with Beige interior with the exception of Dazzle Blue, which comes with sporty black interiors.
Unveiling the Nano Twist – Mr. Ranjit Yadav, President, Passenger Vehicle Business Unit, Tata Motors, said,“Sinceits inception, the Nano has been a path-breaking invention and has been constantly developed to provide class-leading value, withourcore philosophy of anticipating customers’ needs.Blending best-in-class technology and design engineering, we at Tata Motors have worked closely with our partners to take‘Awesomeness’ to a whole new level with the Nano Twist. The Nano Twist will redefine customer’s driving experience in city traffic with the EPAS. It comes loaded with trendy features, exciting new colour and sporty interiors, which makes it a cool, smart city car to hang-out with.We at Tata Motors will continuously innovate on the Nano platform, catering to the dynamic desires of our growing customer base of young, trendy urbanites.”
More images and details of the Tata Nano Twist to follow soon: Stay tuned