Production-spec Datsun redi-GO spotted again

Production-spec Datsun redi-GO spotted again

While Datsun might have used the 2016 Auto Expo to display the larger Go-Cross crossover concept, the redi-GO isn’t too far away from reaching the dealerships. An official announcement regarding the compact hatchback is yet to be made, but another appearance by the car in an almost production-ready version is reassuring. The redi-GO has not been shown in the production avatar, and the test mule – spotted by Team-BHP; camouflaged – does little to give away the design details. So while checking out the photos, let us also recapitulate whatever we know about the vehicle.

Datsun redi-GO spotted

First showcased at the 2014 Auto Expo, the redi-GO shares its platform – called CMF-A – with the very successful Renault Kwid. In terms of powertrain, while it might be obvious to think the redi-GO uses the same engine as the Kwid – a 799 cc engine which makes 54 PS – but a recent report by Economic Times suggested that Datsun might stick to the larger 1.2-liter unit.

Datsun redi GO 1

In terms of design, don’t expect the redi-GO to be a copy of the Kwid. As presented with the concept, it will have distinct Datsun styling features.

Datsun RediGo