2021 Tata Nexon Spied Testing Likely With DCT Transmission Ahead Of Launch: Pics & Details

The Tata Nexon SUV has been spotted testing with an emission apparatus mounted to the back of the compact-SUV. The test mule was spotted in Pune and was completely undisguised. Could this be the 2021 Tata Nexon? Read further to find out more.

Spy Pics: New Tata Nexon (2021) Spotted Testing Likely With DCT Transmission Ahead Of Launch

Tata Motors is looking to launch a slew of new models starting early next year. Along with new models, the company will be introducing a new powerful varaints to its few existing models including the Altroz.

Spy Pics: New Tata Nexon (2021) Spotted Testing Likely With DCT Transmission Ahead Of Launch

Based on earlier reports, the company could launch a new powerful variant of its Nexon compact-SUV in the Indian market. Tata Motors could introduce a new DCT transmission option on the Nexon for the 2021 Model Year.

Spy Pics: New Tata Nexon (2021) Spotted Testing Likely With DCT Transmission Ahead Of Launch

As a result, the test mule could be testing for a new powertrain altogether along with a new DCT transmission. The new transmission is expected to be offered with petrol version of the compact-SUV. It could also possibly have a more powerful turbo-petrol engine.

Spy Pics: New Tata Nexon (2021) Spotted Testing Likely With DCT Transmission Ahead Of Launch

The outgoing model of the Nexon is offered with both petrol and diesel engine options. a 1.2-litre three-cylinder turbo-petrol engine producing 108bhp and 170Nm of torque, and a 1.5-litre four-cylinder turbo-diesel engine churning out 108bhp and 260Nm of torque.

Spy Pics: New Tata Nexon (2021) Spotted Testing Likely With DCT Transmission Ahead Of Launch

Both the engines are offered with either a standard six-speed manual transmission or a six-speed AMT automatic gearbox unit. The compact-SUV also features three driving modes to choose from ‘Eco', ‘City', and ‘Sport'.

Spy Pics: New Tata Nexon (2021) Spotted Testing Likely With DCT Transmission Ahead Of Launch

The Nexon features twin-pod headlamps with integrated LED (DRLs) Daytime Running Lights, newly revised lower grille, fog lamps and scuff plates at both ends. The tail-lamps are much more prominent with an appealing look at the rear.

Spy Pics: New Tata Nexon (2021) Spotted Testing Likely With DCT Transmission Ahead Of Launch

On the inside, the SUV features a flat-bottom multifunction steering wheel along with a fully-digital instrument cluster. Other features include a seven-inch touchscreen infotainment system that supports Android Auto & Apple CarPlay, automatic climate control with rear AC vents, keyless entry, rain-sensing wipers, cruise control, electric sunroof and more.

Spy Pics: New Tata Nexon (2021) Spotted Testing Likely With DCT Transmission Ahead Of Launch

The Tata Nexon is the first car in India to receive a full 5-star adult safety rating by Global NCAP, an internationally renowned safety accreditation body in 2018. The Tata Nexon retails between Rs 6.99 lakh and Rs 12.70 lakh for the top-spec diesel AMT variant.

Spy Pics: New Tata Nexon (2021) Spotted Testing Likely With DCT Transmission Ahead Of Launch

Thoughts About The 2021 Tata Nexon Spied Testing Likely With DCT Transmission Ahead Of Launch

Tata Motors could introduce a powerful version of the Nexon due to the increasing competition in the compact-SUV segment. The Tata Nexon rivals the Hyundai Venue, Mahindra XUV300, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Kia Sonet, Toyota Urban Cruiser and the Nissan Magnite; among others sold in the Indian market.

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Article Published On: Saturday, December 19, 2020, 9:00 [IST]
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