Bajaj RE60 Review
Bajaj to launch RE 60 in October 2014
Bajaj RE60 Small Car Review by Expert
The Indian automotive industry is growing with great momentum facing various pivotal moments, and touching the new heights of success with ample business scope. There is significant change in the customer’s lifestyle and purchasing potential that results in shift in the buyer’s automotive preference.
The constant happenings and drift in the market trends have raised various challenges for the giant automakers. Though, Indian auto marketplace is still dominated by the economical Sub-A segment cars (including the Maruti 800, Tata Nano, Tata Indica, Bajaj etc.) Therefore, by considering the waves of the market Bajaj has finally showcased the much awaited Bajaj RE60 in the 2012 Auto Expo, New Delhi. Its original concept was displayed by the company in 2008 Auto Expo. After a long delay, this mini car has been the attention grabber for the people looking for compact and efficient passenger car within their budget.
Under an informal agreement, Bajaj Auto India was presumed to play a role of OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) and supply the Ultra Low Cost (ULC) cars to the Renault. On the other side, the Renault was supposed to manage the entire job of marketing & maintenance of sales and service across the country. While supplying the ULC cars to Renault, Bajaj had also announced to launch its own ULC platform based commercial vehicles in the future but, Renault didn’t seem pleased with this announcement.
The BajajRE60 will compete with the India’s cheapest and smallest car, Tata Nano. The fuel efficiency of this Bajaj car is pretty impressive. It claims to offer a mileage of 30-35 kmpl mileage. This Bajaj small car will be priced around Rs.1.30 lakh.
Bajaj RE60 Mileage and Fuel Efficiency
In recent time, where the constantly increasing fuel price and inflammation has disturbed car owners, the Bajaj RE60 will be the boon for those quality and cost conscious crowd. The price sensitive Indian automotive market will easily gravitated towards the all new Bajaj RE60 small car that will offer the outstanding fuel efficiency, claimed by reliable sources. It will offer a mileage of 30-35 kmpl, which is much higher than the mileage delivered by India’s cheapest Tata Nano (25 kmpl). It is sure to perform well in urban conditions, as it is made for city transport purpose.
Bajaj RE60 Engine, Power and Performance
The Bajaj RE60 was unveiled on 3rd January by Bajaj Auto. As per some information received from company sources the vehicle is powered by a 200cc, one-cylinder DTSi petrol engine that produces maximum output of around 20 bhp. Initially, the vehicle comes with a petrol engine, but a CNG variant is also expected to hit the Bajaj small car lineup soon. The ultra-frugal petrol engine is able to achieve a mileage of 30-35 kmpl.
Bajaj RE60 Pickup and Acceleration
The Bajaj RE60 engine that has the capability to attain a miraculous mileage of 30-35 kmpl also has the potential to achieve a top speed of nearly 70 km per litre in city road conditions, which is good enough to defeat any ordinary auto rickshaw.
Bajaj RE60 Interiors and Features
Despite being a compact vehicle, Bajaj RE60 will be available with enough spacious interior. The only significant difference is that the passengers will sit a bit closer to each other. The leg room, head room and elbow room will make it a good deal.
The driver’s seating position is comfy and offer fine outer visibility. It is good enough to accommodate a young family of three or four individuals. The interior part of Bajaj small car that is not much known yet, but we can expect the functionally efficient accessorial features including the dashboard, windshield, steering wheel, centre console, speedometer, digital fuel meter, odometer, soft fabric seat & door covers etc.
Bajaj RE60 Exteriors and Features
The Bajaj RE60 car has under gone through an intensive body job. It resembles a little like Tata Nano but is still quite unique in design. The compact and well-organized designing pattern will make you fall in love with it. The attractive headlights, tail lamps, side view mirrors, curvy bumper, wheels, doors and other designing features will add the perfect proportion of the glamour and grace.
Safety Features in Bajaj RE60
There are not much of the safety features on the offer on Bajaj RE60, but still there will be some of the basic safety elements that will ensure occupants a decent security. Features such as Front & Rear seat belts, Central Locking System, Laminated Windshield, Door Lock on driver along with passenger side, Booster assisted brakes and more.
Bajaj RE60 Driving and Handling
The Bajaj RE60 is easy to handle with its new suspension system. In metro cities it is more important to get from point-to-point quicker and drive in traffic. Therefore, the all new Bajaj small car has been especially designed to solve these purposes. The parking problem will be no more headache for you, as it is easy to park. It will bring you amazing experience of smooth, swift and comfy drive.
Bajaj RE60 Accessories
When the Bajaj small car is launched commercially it will come with plenty of functional & beauty enhancing accessories like Automotive Logo Gear, Car Bras, Car Covers, Dash Covers, Floor Mats & Liners, Air Filters, Brakes & Brake and Exhaust.
Bajaj RE60 Conclusion
The Bajaj small car in the form of Bajaj RE60 offers a satisfactory vehicle that can be a good alternative to the auto rickshaw. The vehicle with mini capacity engine is here to be a boon in recent coming times, where the common layman is suffering with the high inflation rate and fuel price rise. The overall compact and light-weight design looks stunning.
It is easy to handle and park, even in heavy traffic roads. As of now, the Bajaj small car will be available in petrol version only and will be followed by CNG engine. The powerful 200cc engine will definitely offer great performance & fuel economy as committed by the firm.