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Old 9th September 2008, 23:13   #1
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Smile Tata also readying 684cc diesel Nano

Tata Motors is believed to be working on a two-cylinder 684cc diesel version of the Nano, which is scheduled to debut during the last quarter of 2009-10.

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Old 9th September 2008, 23:50   #2
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684cc diesel engine ??What would the power output be ? doesn't the tata ace use the same engine ?(which is essentially half the block of a tata indica ?). The power would be pretty sad. On a positive note : it would have amazing FE .
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Yes I also heard about it, but I was of the impression that it will be a 800cc. Diesel! But anyways, this engine should be good enough for Nano, apart from being the smallest Diesel engine in the world!(maybe)
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Although the block would most probably be one half of the Indica powerplant just like the Ace, power would be hiked due to the new common rail injection unit being developed by Bosch. This is a very potent combination, the potential of a sub 1.5Lac small car with a FE diesel engine is humungous in our country. Forget present competition its almost impossible to get a viable & dependable diesel second hand alternative.
Everyone from small families, auto drivers, young proffessionals, taxi wallahs, delivery guys etc..etc... would be in the q. Maybe put in a deposit now and take delivery in a year.

The only competition in sight is the secretly developed Maruti Bannerji
Guess Tata has no answer to that, heh
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Great. And more over this car will not have the extra cess for the Diesel big cars Umm...

Yes, surely this is going to sell with a premium in market if TATA is not able to keep the supply for the demand.
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so is it going to be a modified half indica engine ( like the ace) or an all new turbocharged CRDi unit as reported earlier ?
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the EME team here is workin on the motronic ECU for the diesel nano.
i didnt bother to get the details. lol.
and besides no use in getting the details i cant post it here also. company DS policy.
so yeah once things go official i will give out the finer details!.

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are you allowed to say if its all new or a modified half indica engine ?
otherwise at least ....

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Oh I so hope these would move the polluting / noisy and dangerous Bajaj Autos off the street, although, I believe, a CNG/LPG Nano would be a better replacement.
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are you allowed to say if its all new or a modified half indica engine ?
otherwise at least ....
If it is newly developed by Bosch, it cannot be Indica engine, right?
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i havent bothered to get the details. its a pain to bug those guys in kormangala
i will get some info later..we guys are busy here shifting to SEZ campus!!.
no hard promisses but i will see whati can get and let out info which is safe to be let out
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Tata Motors is believed to be working on a two-cylinder 684cc diesel version of the Nano, which is scheduled to debut during the last quarter of 2009-10.
Could be too late. By then the dual pricing for diesel could well be in place.
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even without a CRDE engine the new tata diesel autos are overtaking little petrol hatches with ease on kerala's highways. the low end torque in that baby monster is amazing.

it will be interesting to see what happens when they go turbo in the nano
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Can only imagine the stupendous FE of this small diesel. Tata's priority will be to control NVH levels. I still expect an earlier launch for the diesel...2010 is too long a wait.
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If it is newly developed by Bosch, it cannot be Indica engine, right?
It is surely Indica Engine with injection system of Bosch.
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