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Posts posted by thackervijay

  1. lovemycar, well petrol dzire is a good car from maruti but it does lack on highways with lesser FE, else is a good package in that price bracket.Around 50km per day can also justify diesel option for you which DDiS from maruti in dzire and swift are superb to run and own,good FE and doesnot make one's ownership bad with latest diesel engine.CHEERS!!

  2. Tata Nano will come in a total of three variants: Base, mid level CX and top end LX
    The car meets all the safety criteria as per Indian standards and will be able to seat 4 people comfortably.
    Engine Technical Specifications:
    Rear Mounted All Aluminium MPFI
    EMS(Electronic Engine Management System): 32Bit Microprocessor with ?gblink code mechanism?h for easy repairs
    Displacement: 624CC, Petrol with Single Balancer Shaft
    Drivetrain: Rear mounted engine, rear wheel drive
    No. of Cylinders: In-line 2 Cylinders
    Valve Gear: 2 Valves per cylinder, 4 valves in Total
    Maximum Power: 35 bhp @ 5500 rpm
    Maximum Torque: 4.8 kgm @ 3000 rpm
    Compression Ratio: 9.7:1
    Power to weight ratio: 58.3 bhp/tonne
    Standard Tubeless Tyres
    Fuel cut-off in case of collision.
    Fuel Cut-off @ 5600 rpm in any gear or @ 105 kph
    0-60 kph - 8 Seconds (Est.)
    Top Speed: 105 (Limited)
    Gearbox: Cable Operated, 4 Forward Gears, 1 Reverse, All forward gears synchronised
    Gear Ratios:
    1st: 3.45 (Recommended Shift @ upto 10 kmph)
    2nd: 1.95 (Recommended Shift between 20-30 kmph)
    3rd: 1.26 (Recommended Shift between 30-50 kmph)
    4th: 0.838 (Recommended Shift between 50-70 kmph)
    Reverse: 3.08
    Front: Independent McPherson Struts shock absorbers
    Rear: Semi Trailing Arm. coil spring with gas filled shock absorbers
    Front: 180mm Drums
    Rear: 180 mm Drums
    Wheels and Tyres
    Wheel Size: 12?? inch
    Front Tyre Size: 135/70 R12 Tubeless
    Rear Tyre Size: 155/65 T12 Tubeless
    Spare Tyre Size: 135/70 R12
    Recommended Tyre Pressure: 26 PSi (Front), 28 PSi (Rear)
    Dimensions and Weight
    Length: 3099 mm
    Width: 1495 mm
    Height: 1620 mm
    Wheelbase: 2230 mm
    Ground Clearance: 180 mm
    Kerb Weight: 600 Kg
    Fuel Tank Capacity: 15 Litres
    Fuel Consumption: 23.6 Kmpl (Est.)
    Battery: Semi Sealed placed under the Driver Seat
    Boot Capacity: 80 Litres, 500 Litres (with rear seats folded)
    Nano Base:
    Seat Belts: ELR Front, Static Rear
    Engine opening through rear bumper
    Speedometer and Odometer
    High mounted Rear Stop lamp
    Centrally placed exhaust
    Only Driver seat adjust-sliding and reclining
    Fixed front passenger seat
    Folding Rear Seats
    2-Spoke Steering wheel
    Grey bumpers and interiors
    Driver side Outside rear view mirror
    Tata Nano CX (Along with the features of Base Nano Adds the following)
    HVAC (Air conditioner with heater)
    Tinted Glasses
    Driver and Co-driver seats with slide and recline adjust
    2 tone grey interiors and seats
    Optional Metallic paint.
    Tata Nano LX (Along with the features of Base CX Adds the following)
    Front Power windows
    Central Locking
    Front and Rear fog lamps
    3-Spoke Steering wheel
    Moulded door trim with fabric inserts
    Floor console with glass holder
    Anti-Glare inside rear view mirror
    Sunvisors on both sides
    18 Months or 24,000 kms whichever is earlier
    Service Intervals
    Ist Free Service: 1000 kms or 1 month whichever is earlier
    2nd Free Service: 5000 kms or 6 month whichever is earlier
    3rd Free Service: 10000 kms or 12 months whichever is earlier
    Every subsequent service after 10,000 kms
    Color Choices
    Nano Base: Bright Red, Ivory White, Summer Blue
    Nano CX: Bright Red, Ivory White, Summer Blue, Champagne Gold, Lunar Silver
    Nano LX: Champagne Gold, Lunar Silver, Sunshine Silver
    Booking Date: 2nd Week of April, Forms will be available 7 Days before the booking date is announced, available only for 14 Days.
    Forms Availability: State Bank Of India (Selected Branches), Westside and Croma Stores, 400 Tata Dealers all over the country
    Cost of forms: Rs 200-300 (One form per customer)
    Booking Amount: 70% of the price
    Allotment: Random number lottery

  3. FRG, fortunate enough and phew what an experience you had. Really this one does  help out others too while driving out. Does remember one incident i had while going to drop some family members at airport at 4.30am with hardly slept by last few days with wedding in family and while in between my journey towards airport i could see my eyes getting closed, with a truck getting passed by me is a flash which opened my eyes, whoa just got my car parked left side of the road, asked a cousin to get on the wheels and let myself on the rear seat, but yes definately worth learning from your experience frg, fatigue kills.