|Nissan Motor India announced the launch of automated manual transmission (AMT) version of the redi-GO entry-level model from Datsun stable. The AMT version has been introduced with an introductory price of Rs 3.8 lakh (Ex Showroom). Datsun will begin the deliveries of the redi-GO Smart Drive Auto to new customers from today across India.
Commenting on the launch, Nissan Motor India Managing Director Jerome Saigot said, "Datsun redi-GO Smart Drive Auto combines the convenience and flexibility of dual-driving mode with best-in-class ground clearance, cabin space, boot space and head room."
Mechanically, the Datsun redi-GO AMT version will come powered by the same 1.0-litre three-cylinder iSAT petrol engine that produces 68 bhp of top power with 91 Nm of peak torque. The AMT comes with new dual-driving mode and rush hour mode. You can opt from any of the dual-driving modes and can switch between automated and manual mode during up-hill or down-hill and city traffic conditions. While in the rush hour mode, they can cruise at a speed of 5-6 kmph for drives during in bumper-to-bumper traffic conditions, the statement added.