Datsun is back; with the all new Datsun GO. The Datsun brand makes it return to Goa after 50 years. The new Datsun brand represents sustainable motoring experience to optimistic up-and-coming customers. The first model the Go hatch has been launched in Goa and is priced between Rs.3.12 lakh and Rs.3.69 lakhs. The name of the new car is inspired by the first Datsun, the DAT-GO, launched almost a century ago in Japan.
The Datsun GO made its global premier in July 2013 in Delhi, India. The Go is a modern five-door, five-seat hatchback conceived to offer accessible transport to aspirational, rising Indian families. The car was designed to offer a modern driving experience combined with spaciousness, quality and fuel efficiency for a new breed of customers who are enjoying the opportunities available to them.
The is available in three variants: DAT, which also represents the company’s three pillars and four trims: D, D1, A & T.
D – Rs. 3,12,270
A – Rs. 3,46,482
T – Rs. 3,69,999
The Go is powered by a three-cylinder, 1,198 cc petrol engine which delivers a peak power of 67 bhp at 5,000 rpm and a peak torque of 10 kgm at 4,000rpm. The ARAI certified fuel efficiency is 20.63 kmpl. The car measures 3,785 mm in length, 1,635 mm in width with a 2,450 mm wheelbase.
The Datsun Go will compete with the likes of Alto 800, AltoK10, Eon and Santro.
The car is sold by AM Datsun which also retail Nissan cars in Goa.