Datsun is one of the most famous Japanese car company though the last car produced back in 1986. The legendary models such as the 510 and Z are among the most respected Japanese classic cars, but the owner of the early 1980s, Nissan decided to put out this name and continue with the production of only their own cars. Since then much has changed, including North America and Western Europe are no longer a key market for car companies have “poorer” those regions of Asia are growing at top speed. It is, above all, celebrate the cheaper brands such as Dacia and Skoda, and for some time there are rumors that the Nissan is ready to revive the Datsun brand.
But from the start it was clear that he would not reach the successor to legendary Z will already be in the line of cheaper cars. The first of these, the Go label, has just been released, and it is a supermini hatchback with five doors and five seats, which will go on sale by the end of 2014 in Indonesia, Russia and South Africa.
Datsun Go features
Datsun Go is 3,785 mm long, 1,635 mm wide and 1,485 mm high, which indicates that a similar size as the other popular Nissan (Micra), but Go for 40mm lower . Nissan has developed a Datsun Go to India, which is supposed to be a key market for this car, which will be located next to the bottom of the existing Nissan and Renault models. This means that the car will also be the cheapest offering in Nissan, starting at about 240,000 rupees, or about 5,000 euros (about $ 6.700). The above price is about 200 euros (about $ 300) is higher than the most expensive version of the Tata Nano, but Nissan promises that its representative will not be cheap fitted. Optional equipment will be based on public port for smartphones, MP3 player and climate, making it an ideal first car for families who are looking for modern car design quality solid interior, which is when the fun to drive.
Datsun Go engine
In terms of mechanics, for it is now known that the offer will only 1.2L I3 engine of the Nissan Micra, which develops 68 hp and 106 Nm of torque and power will be transmitted to the front wheels via a five-speed manual transmission. Nissan has big plans for expansion of the Datsun and the next year, but unfortunately, North America and Europe are not in the plan … for now.