The Tata Nexon concept debuted at the 2014 Auto Expo. The real thing will hit the market before the end of this year, as India loves compact SUV’s.
Design-wise, the Nexon stays true to concept with a dynamic and sporty design, which has been inspired by the next generation IMPACT design language. It boasts a well sculpted body that portrays a sense of power and agility.
The front fascia of the NEXON appears athletic with the Chrome Humanity Line on the upper grill featuring stylish projector headlamps with daytime running lamps (DRLs). Striking LED tail-lamps with chrome accents, a rising beltline and a floating roof uplifts the rear of the car while the dynamic and stylish 16” alloy wheels provide for a premium finish to the exterior look.
The exterior has a bright blue mirror finish which catches the light to reveal a vibrant and shimmering appearance, which further enhances the elegance of the car. Along with extraordinary exteriors, the NEXON also comes with plush interiors that include a premium grand console with arm rest to suit the SUV character and class-leading interior occupancy.
The youthful character of the NEXON is further enhanced with numerous opportunities for customization, right from the upper grills to the beltline finisher. The car will come in both petrol and diesel engines. The dynamic design of the car with the 1.2L turbo charged petrol engine and a 1.5L diesel engine sets the NEXON apart from its competitors while offering greater versatility than other compact SUVs. The product on display is the diesel variant which delivers a power of 110 PS with a maximum torque of 260Nm.
With various features like a 6-speed manual transmission gearbox flaunting three drive modes, ground clearance of 200 mm, 16” alloy wheels, dual path suspension for superior ride comfort, superior NVH characteristics for class leading experience along with ergonomically designed control systems and an electric power assisted steering, the NEXON makes driving a pleasure for it passengers on all kinds of roads.
Under Connectnext, the NEXON is well equipped with a 6.5” touchscreen infotainment system exclusively designed by HarmanTM. With an 8-speakers for surround sound effect, the car also comes with intelligent features such as voice control and command recognition. Acoustics tuning has been certified by globally renowned and seasoned Harman audio experts.
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