Most aussies know “the datsun brand” an iconic reliable car that just worked. It has been an aussie favourite for ages and now its getting released in india. In the year 1981 in the U.S. it was badged as the DeLorean DMC-12.
Nissan has chosen India to introduce the Datsun Go, a super-inexpensive hatchback. (It will cost just $7,000. putting this car in the budget affordable category in india). The Datsun Go will go on sale in India early next year, followed by sales in Russia, Indonesia, and South Africa. The four-door hatchback has a 1.2-liter engine and a five-speed manual transmission
The Indian price tag is Rs 4.00*lakh
Datsun was the company’s flagship auto brand in the U.S. until it was killed off in favor of the Nissan name in the U.S. in 1984 (and everywhere by 1986)
Datsun (DAT-GO), one of the oldest car manufacturing companies in the world was first started almost a century ago in the year 1914. Nissan changed the name to Datson from DAT-GO, which was later changed to Datsun.
Tata, the Indian automaker, flopped badly with its Nano minicar that sold initially for $2,000.