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Tata Motors Limited is one of the most prestigious automaker of India, with over 5.9 million passenger and commercial vehicles plying across the country. The manufacturer showcased an innovative concept car on Tata Nano platform, known as Tata Pixel,
at the Geneva Motor Show. It will be a new generation concept that measures just over three metres in length and capacity of accommodating four passengers. More
Zero turn toroidal traction-drive, powered by an advanced infinitely variable transmission (IVT), is the unique selling point of this compact car. This highly efficient mechanism assists in rotating the vehicle. The mechanism pulls outer rear wheel forward and pushes inner rear wheel backwards. The doors of the car will also find many takers among those who value innovation; its stylish diamond-shaped ’scissor’ doors fold upwards and allow passengers to move in and out easily.
Engines & Specifications of Tata Pixel :
Tata Pixel is an innovative concept automobile, powered by an advanced 1.2 L three-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine. Positioned at the rear of the vehicle, the 4-speed transmission engine delivers phenomenal on-road performance. It boasts of a low-friction design, featuring variable coolant, oil pump and rapid warm-up technologies. Owing to the engine, the car can deliver 65 hp power at 5250 rpm and 48 Nm torque at 3000 rpm.
Performance of Tata Pixel :
The performance-oriented Tata Pixel has phenomenal fuel efficiency of 29.4 kmpl, as per European combined cycle (NEDC). This electric vehicle has reduced level of CO2 emissions significantly, with emissions being measured at 89 g/km. Zero turn toroidal traction-drive mechanism integrates with the vehicle to turn within 2.6 metres. Moreover, the car has optimised aerodynamic drag, low rolling-resistance tyres, stop-start technology and intelligent battery charging.
Exterior, Interior & Safety Features of Tata Pixel :
The new generation concept has elegant exteriors, with forward sweeping roofline and minimal front / rear overhangs being the highlights. Targeted at youth, its exteriors are styled to appeal to the demographic. It boasts of large windshield and wide windows to ensure excellent visibility.
The interiors of the car are elegant, well-finished and extremely spacious. However, the most noticeable feature of Tata Pixel is ‘My Tata Connect’, a human-machine interface program that will be integrated in this vehicle. This program allows synchronisation of electronic gadgets with infotainment system of the car. It is user-friendly and integrated with all-in-one touchscreen display. Besides serving as entertainment display, the screen provides information such as car temperature, ventilation and air-conditioning settings.
Furthermore, several arrangements are present in the car to ensure the safety of occupants. In order to ensure highest safety standards, the concept will feature anti-lock braking system, safety airbags, electronic brake distribution and TCS.