Tuned Nano build for Bollywood stars

Renowned Indian designer Dilip Chhabria has created this £136,000 Tata Nano.

Unveiled at this week's Delhi motor show, the bespoke Nano - which costs around £134,000 or 6800 per cent more than the car it is based on - has been created by Chhabria and his DC Design studio to appeal to celebrities in India.

The car has all-new body panels, brakes, suspension and interior parts, plus 20-inch wheels and a 1.6-litre engine in place of the standard 33bhp 624cc unit. Chhabria claims the modifications give the car a top speed of 124mph.

"I expect people from Bollywood to be interested in this project, but I think generally it will be people who have a passion for cars," Chhabria told the AFP news agency.

He added that he expects to sell between two and five of the modified Nanos per year, and is optimistic of exporting the car outside India.

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8 January 2010

no way these wheels are 20 inch. and which exact components are making this ugly duck so expensive?.. I thought it was made from gold or smth :)

8 January 2010

I feel sick....

8 January 2010

... I feel sick too.

I heard about Nano flu...

8 January 2010

I feel amused!! I thought that Shilpa Shetty came across as quite intelligent when she was in the media's eye for 15 minutes in 2008 or whenever it was .... and as she is one of the leading lights of Bollywood I cannot imagine she would think the price premium on this car would be make any other statement about her other than she had had a labotomy recently.

Utter tat!!!

8 January 2010

As much as i admire Ratan Tata for his forsight and judgement, he must have had a cold the day this came out...

i rarely swear but this thing is sh1te.....

i am glad we own his other marques... namely Jaguar

8 January 2010

How horrendously horrendous. £136,000? £3,000 would be plenty enough for that! Deary me.

"The creative adult is the child who survived."

8 January 2010

Hmmmm, Aston Vantage, Golf GTi and a nice holiday or a Tata Nano... let me just think about that

8 January 2010

[quote jonboy4969] i am glad we own his other marques... namely Jaguar[/quote] We own them?......lol ok.....but anyway....perhaps DC wants to follow Aston's path,....lol....i dont think TATA's got to do anything with this.....

8 January 2010

god you talk crap

yes i own 2 jaguars... and NO, TAT would not allow there car to be used for this if they did not wnt them too.

Especially as they are not able to fulfill all the orders already placed...

so there you have it

that car is still sh1te

8 January 2010

If they are 20 inch wheels this will never get under standard road bridges.

PaulJ

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