Friday, June 23, 2017
By CarKhabri Team
Tata Megapixel: Ready to Set a Benchmark in Electric Car Segment
Despite of various flaws during the decade from 2007 to 2017 last one years has been quite encouraging for domestic car maker which enjoyed the taste of success in form of Tiago, Hexa and Tigor. The success of trio has played an important role in strengthening the roots of domestic car maker in Indian car market and winning back the hearts of Indian car enthusiasts. The success of these vehicles has also increased the expectations of car lovers and therefore it is believed that the respecting the feelings of its aspirants the upcoming hatchback Megapixel will give new directions to the Indian car market and will set a benchmark for other in the segment.
Well, at present as nothing has been so far revealed about the features that would be offered in this upcoming hatchback except that it will be an electric car, we have tried to collect information about the features from different sources to given an idea about the performance of Megapixel to our esteemed readers.
You will agree that in recent years there has been regular hike in the prices of fuel across the world, although now the prices of fuel in India are determined on regular basis depending upon the prices existing in International market, it is believed that by 2030 fuel resources will come to an end throughout the world and people will have to depend on alternate sources of fuel for driving their vehicle.
From that point of view initiative from Tata Motors can be considered as a daring step as till date no Indian car maker except Mahindra and Mahindra has stepped in the production of electric cars.
Features of Tata Megapixel
Engine, Power and Performance: The hatchback is reported to be empowered with 325cc single cylinder petrol engine combined with 4 in wheel Lithium Phosphate 13 kWh battery. An interesting feature of Megapixel which makes it different from other electric cars is that it doesn’t require cord to charge it and can be charged with wireless inductive panel that is capable for charging the battery at jet dynamic power. It is reported that 80% of the battery can be charged in the span of just 30 seconds. With the top speed of 110 kmph the Megapixel is reported to deliver an average of 100 kmpl while driving it electrically. One more interesting feature that makes Megapixel different from other electric cars is its turning radius of 2.8 meters making all its wheels to turn over their radius and achieve the ‘zero turn’.
Dimensions and Features: The concept of Tata Megapixel for first time was showcased during the Geneva Motor Show 2012. At that time it looked quite lengthy than compared to Nano hatchback. It has length of 3505 mm, width of 1673mm and height of 1405 mm. The major features offered on the exterior will include double sliding doors which look quite similar to doors installed at mini-vans.
Inside the cabin you will find smartphone docking point, panoramic roof, rear projected dashboard that could be operated with help of joystick controller, which will be quite similar to one offered in BMWiDrive, one touchscreen command centre, leather and rose metal trims and ‘India Global’ design.