Skip to comments.Tata Nano Hybrid and Hot Rod Coming to Market
Posted on 12/11/2009 5:43:31 AM PST by Cronos
The worldâs cheapest car is about to get greener and sportier.
A hybrid version of the tiny Tata Nano has been confirmed by Ratan Tata, chairman of Tata Motors, according to South Koreaâs Maeil Business Newspaper.
The current gasoline-powered Nano â on sale in India since April â is hardly a gas guzzler. Powered by a tiny, 35-horsepower 2-cylinder gas engine, the Nano is capable of approximately 50 miles per gallon. A greener variant of this engine (or the larger 3-cylinder motor planned for export markets) could make the Nano the worldÂs cheapest hybrid.
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Just when you thought they couldn’t possibly find a way to make an uglier car.
Rest In Peace, old friend, your work is finished.....
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This is a fairly HIGH VOLUME ping list on some days.....
YIKES! That car looks like it bites.
Well isn't that exciting?!?!?!
I can see a certain resemblance.................
What is this, the mean looking Smart Car?
This is what happens when a VW mates with a golf cart!
Looks like the doors are made of blue Saran Wrap,
Ta Ta Motors ... Snicker, snicker
0-60 in 30 seconds. And that’s the “hot rod” version.
I can already see the leftists in their new “hot rods”. Pulling onto the interstate, barely at half the speed limit. Refusing to yield as the enter causing a ripple of traffic congestion behind them. Then cutting people off as they cut across multiple lanes of traffic so they can park themselves in the passing lane - by now doing 3/4 of the speed limit.
geez imagine a nice trip from NY to California with the wife and kid in this crap?!?! But it gets 50mph...
The greenies deserve this punishment!
Looks like an AWD version would be fun in the snow. I would definitely add a rollcage, though.
We are moving backward. My 1977 VW Rabbit diesel got 50+ on the highway, had room for 4 adults and luggage with comfort and would cruise at 80. You could get in and out with ease and while the ride was firm (not brutal), it handled well. It was a wonderful car.
The car appears to be a knockoff of some Darth Vaderish toy from Star Wars.
Fantastic...you can be buried in it too!
Oh, I dont know about that.
“Powered by a tiny, 35-horsepower 2-cylinder gas engine, the Nano is capable of approximately 50 miles per gallon.”
Big deal. The 1992 Honda Civic VX hatchback got 54 mpg and had a 110hp engine. Pretty good umph for a sub-compact.
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