Datsun redi-GO

UPDATES: 13.16 p.m. IST -- Datsun announced the launch of its much-awaited car, the redi-Go entry level hatchback, in India on Tuesday, June 7. The redi-Go has been priced attractively at Rs. 2.38 lakh for the base variant (ex-showroom Delhi).

Highlights of the event

12.21 p.m. IST—The redi-Go launch event concludes.

12.17 p.m. IST—The redi-Go will take on the likes of Maruti Suzuki Alto, Hyundai Eon and Renault Kwid.

12.09 p.m. IST—The redi-Go launched in India with a price tag starting at Rs. 2.38 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).

Datsun redi-Go full price list (ex-showroom Delhi)

redi-Go D—Rs.2.38 lakh

redi-Go A—Rs. 2.82 lakh

redi-Go T –Rs. 3.09 lakh

redi-Go T(O)—Rs. 3.19 lakh

redi-Go S— Rs.3.34 lakh

12.06 p.m. IST—The redi-Go is offered with 5 customisation kits.

12.05 p.m. IST—With the redi-Go, Datsun is also offering 50 accessories.

12.03 p.m. IST-- The redi-Go to be available in five variants—D, A, T, T(O) and S.

12.01 p.m. IST—The redi-Go also gets three years extended warranty as optional.

 12.00 p.m. IST—Datsun offers warranty of 2 years/ unlimited kilometres with free roadside assistance.

11.58 a.m. IST—Datsun promises to offer best-in-class cost of ownership.

11.56 a.m. IST-- Arun Malhotra explains the design elements of the redi-Go.

11.55 a.m. IST—Datsun is expected to reveal the prices of the new redi-Go soon.

11.54 a.m. IST—The redi-Go offers fuel economy of 25.17 kmpl.

11.52 a.m. IST-- The red-Go is launched in five exterior shades.

11.51 a.m. IST—The star of the event — the redi-Go — takes centrestage.

11.50 a.m. IST—Datsun breaks the cover of its new offering, the redi-Go.

11.48 a.m. IST-- "The launch of redi-GO is another demonstration of our commitment and promise to India," says Arun Malhotra.

11.47 a.m. IST-- Arun Malhotra, MD, Nissan Motors, takes over the stage from Sicard.

 11. 45 a.m. IST— Guillaume Sicard, president, Nissan Motors, on the stage to announce the launch of the new redi-Go.

11. 44 a.m. IST—The launch event of the redi-Go begins.

11.42 a.m. IST—The redi-Go is the third car coming from Datsun's stable in India.

11.41 a.m. IST-- It's shorter than much-acclaimed Kwid.

11.38 a.m. IST – The redi-Go measures 3,429mm long, 1,560mm wide, 1,541mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2,348mm.

11.33 a.m. IST â€“ Datsun's redi-Go is expected to replicate the success of Renault Kwid in India.

11.27 a.m. IST â€“ The launch event of the red-Go will begin at 11.30 a.m.

11.21 a.m. IST—The redi-Go was unveiled in India on April 14.

11.19 a. m. IST—The redi-Go offers high ground clearance of 185mm.

11.05 a.m. IST â€“ The stage is all set for the launch of the new redi-Go.

Original story

Datsun is all set to announce the arrival of its next offering, the redi-Go, in India on Tuesday, June 7. The small hatchback, the third offering of Datsun after the Go and Go + MPV, will be priced starting at Rs. 2.39 lakh.

The bookings for the redi-Go are under way in the country and the car will be offered in five variants — Datsun redi-Go D, A, T, T (O) and S. Under the hood, the redi-Go will get a 799cc three-cylinder petrol motor that churns out 53bhp and a peak torque of 72Nm, mated to a five-speed manual gearbox. It will return a claimed fuel efficiency of 25.17kmpl.

To be pitted against Maruti Alto 800, Hyundai Eon and Renault Kwid in India, Datsun redi-Go measures 3,429mm in length, 1,560mm in width and 1,541mm in height. It will get driver side airbag standard in the top variant. The other features on offer include remote fuel lid opener and tailgate opener, rear door child safety lock, body-coloured bumpers, chrome accents on grille, premium fabric seat upholstery, piano finish for centre console, front speakers, power steering, USB/AUX/radio/FM/AM player and daytime running lights.

Based on the Renault-Nissan Alliance's CMF-A platform of the Renault Kwid, the redi-Go will be one of the most affordable entry level hatchbacks in India.

Stay tuned for more information as we bring you live updates from the launch floor of the new Datsun redi-Go.

[1 lakh = 100,000 | 1 crore = 10 million | 100 crore = 1 billion]