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Old 12th December 2013, 16:41   #1
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Default Tata’s Composite Car Concept - Designed by Marcello Gandini

Wish Tata will come up with a new technology which is reliable, safe and serviceable.

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Tata is working on an innovative super-secret car – the secret being its materials and the production technology. So secretive, in fact, that at the very last moment it was decided not to introduce the concept at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show. It was deemed to have been premature, and there would have been a serious risk of giving away ideas to competition. Another reason could be a more banal economic question. Following the Nano’s failure, things at Tata aren’t exactly going according to plan (with the exception of Jaguar Land Rover that is) – as a result, the investments are currently earmarked for bolstering the current range. However you look at it though, you get the sense that this new car will be of high strategic value for the future of Tata Motors.

So, here’s a preview of this groundbreaking vehicle. For starters, this is a global project, as opposed to the Nano. As a result, the Italian influence behind the design is clearly evident. Behind the innovative bodywork, in fact, there appears to be the hand of none other than Marcello Gandini – father of the Lamborghini Miura. He refused to comment, but ... ...
Read more: http://www.autox.in/feature/tatas-secret-car/

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Old 15th December 2013, 23:25   #2
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Is this going to be a followon to the megapixel concept for AutoExpo 2014
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Concept only, or ... ?

first impression:
1. Bottom heavy.
2. The rear reminds me of the Pontiac Aztec. I hope this doesnt go the same way.
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Oh yet another Tata concept. Will it ever see the light of day? Made of polymers? Time will tell whether it is another of those unworkable ideas like the compressed air engine.
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