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hyeglenn

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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 12:19:52 AM

In February 2014, the crew over at Tata Motors will be revealing their Nano diesel at the Auto Expo, India’s biggest automotive exhibition.

Their goal is to show drivers the car’s ultimate advantage, it’s fuel efficiency. The Nano will most likely be powered by an 800 cc, 2-cylinder engine with a Garrett turbo charger and common rail direct injection system developed by Bosch. So, if the engine develops around 40-45bhp, this means it will return around 35-40 km per liter of fuel, making it quite an efficient vehicle.

Besides unveiling this Nano model, Tata Motors has other plans as well. The company will be unveiling a sub-4 metre sedan as well as a new hatchback, the two cars being a part of the “Project Falcon” range. So, it’s safe to say that they plan on having a comeback.

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oldhillbillyAZ
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Message Posted: Jan 13, 2014 3:35:03 AM

There's a very large gap between a Motorcycle and a SUV.
The Tata "Nano" fits in that gap...close to the Motorcycle.
I've owned and driven a Henry J (2) Honda AN600's A BMW Isetta,
and a large array of motorcycles.
At no time have I ever faulted the vehicles for not being safe....
The Driver/Rider on the other hand... well that's a different story.
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Kamakani
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 6:38:08 PM

Rolling coffin
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MadFueler
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 1:03:27 PM

Impessive fuel mileage, but doesn't look like it would keep up over here, and you'd be taking your life into your hands. Then again, any driving in India...
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ClarkSC
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 12:06:34 PM

Another waste of money.
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GAS1251
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 11:00:39 AM

So 60-70mpg. It doesn't look safe for Texas's 75 mph highways
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car253
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 10:28:08 AM

A DDT, diesel death trap.
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pilotmass
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 8:25:15 AM

Exciting news, stinky diesel cheapest car in the world with a minus five star crash rating.

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millerin
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 7:59:11 AM

look forward for that
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335d1
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 7:03:59 AM

Good for a developing market.
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mastermariner
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 6:15:53 AM

Good there is a market
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Sneakers55
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 5:56:43 AM

On Jan 2, 2014 4:45:22 AM, JFC wrote:

>let me get my slide rule out and figure out what that means in English...

I used a calculator... 238 to 272 MPG.

We wouldn't have these kinds of problems had Ronald Reagan not killed funding to the United States Metric Board. Anyway, any industry with a significant amount of international production either does so in metric units or we so command the industry that we can still get by with using SAE.


[Edited by: Sneakers55 at 1/2/2014 5:58:27 AM EST]
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BIGOILEATURCRUD
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 5:54:33 AM

a low calorie tatar
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LeeFree
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 5:50:32 AM

The name alone is enough to stop me from buying one.
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Mr Sixpence
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 5:49:07 AM

Good for them
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jppezz
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 5:48:31 AM

Just drive one on our high speed highways next to an 18 wheeler and see how you like it?
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JFC
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 5:45:22 AM

let me get my slide rule out and figure out what that means in English...
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jacob5066
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 5:45:21 AM

Might be great in India but not for me
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turbodog
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 5:43:32 AM

just cant buy a TaTa. sounds too much like Yugo
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 5:40:18 AM

Ok..
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 5:39:55 AM

Yaa.. good luck with that.
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 5:38:49 AM

dia's volkswagon, good luck to them

[Edited by: humblepie at 1/2/2014 5:38:29 AM EST]
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 5:37:16 AM

Oh
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roger1315
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 5:36:34 AM

Never heard of TATA.
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metrojeep
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 5:36:01 AM

Whatever
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Quick68
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 5:35:37 AM

I will not be buying any of these cars.
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raccoon2011
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 5:33:38 AM

okay
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pepinoNC
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 5:32:00 AM

Save the tata,
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Alderaan
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 5:31:35 AM

Okay.
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BEngr
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 5:31:28 AM

I must be uninformed. I was unaware that Tata Motors had made it to the U.S. car market.
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bradbeebe52
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 5:29:09 AM

This will be in the corvair category of "unsafe"
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lindact
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 5:26:19 AM

Definitely not interested...
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toolman3md
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 5:26:07 AM

A diesel golf cart.
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valby
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 5:25:51 AM

Good for them.
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 5:25:07 AM

Happy New Year Gas Buddies.
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 5:23:59 AM

ok
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sent4456
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 5:23:30 AM

I will wait, before I buy the car.
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Foxt
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 5:21:51 AM

Sounds like two more death traps.
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mike1881
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 5:21:48 AM

Never heard of TATA.
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 5:20:13 AM

Okay
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 5:20:04 AM

Not for me.
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 5:20:00 AM

Sigh...
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moenkopi23
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 5:20:00 AM

Okay
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74celica
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 5:19:28 AM

sounds like a death trap on wheels
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 5:18:44 AM

no sir
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 5:17:46 AM

Nope, not made in America!!
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 5:16:11 AM

But with correct equipment , can move my lawn
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 5:14:10 AM

Impressive if it is accurate.
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 5:14:07 AM

not for me
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 5:13:23 AM

2 cylinders? Sounds like it will compete with Briggs and Straton.
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mickeymike
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 5:11:56 AM

Hmmmm...i'll have to wait till the hype dies down!
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