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Tata Megapixel, a new
four-seater city-smart global range extended electric vehicle (REEV)
concept for the performance-seeking and environment-conscious motorist
anywhere in the world.
Combining a lithium ion
phosphate battery and an on-board petrol engine generator for recharging
on the move, the Tata Megapixel offers a range of up to 900 km (with a
single tank of fuel), path-breaking CO2 emission of just 22 gm / km and
fuel economy of 100 km / litre (under battery only power). The class-leading ‘Zero Turn’
drive system of the Tata Pixel (shown at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show) has
been taken to an even higher level of manoeuvrability in the Tata
The car’s electric drive has
four independent electric motors, one at each wheel. When parking, the
electric hub motors drive the wheels in opposite directions, while the
front wheels are turned at an acute angle, enabling an exceptional 2.8
metre turning radius.
The at-home charging system is
an as innovative induction charging system. The car has simply to be
parked over the induction pad for charging to begin
It is echoed on the panoramic
roof, creating a harmony between sun & shade and sense of interior
space. The floating C-pillar and wrap-around belt line finisher
integrate perfectly with the sculpted body surface, flowing freely to
the rear and encapsulating the 5-spoke wheel design.
The front seats are cantilevered
on the central tunnel, releasing floor space for additional storage.
Light leather trims and rose metal details accentuate the joyous.
The built-in large touchscreen
HMI, at the centre of the instrument panel, thus becomes a common access
point for the repertoire of the smart device and for controlling