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Tata Nano’s Copycats – Ferrari’s and Fiat’s Nano? Scoop Pictures of New FIAT 600 and Ferrari F634

Tata Nano's Copycats - Ferrari's and Fiat's Nano? Scoop Pictures of New FIAT 600 and Ferrari F634
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Are Ferrari and Fiat planning to create their own Nano iterations? That is exactly what these scoop pictures revel. Tata and Fiat’s relationship

Believe it, this is the first Ferrari hatch back car. Ferrari is named this little wonder F634 and code named it one, while Fiat is planning to use it to create a sequel Fiat 600 to its successful and legendary Fiat 500. Enjoy exclusive scoop pictures.

What is unclear whether this attempt is to make just a Concepts or actually make it to production. Watch this place for more…

Ferrai F634 one

FIAT 600: Based on Tata Nano, £8000 . Quality, upmarket feel, luxurious interiors. Click on the picture for Bigger Picture

Tata has got Ferrari to design & use the Nano platform for a Nano sized sports version, which of course would not be cheap. This Ferrari will use the 500 Abarth’s engine and will be built in limited numbers. F634 is based on the platform that underpins the Tata Nano, so it would be some what similar to Nano in its dimensions. However, it would look different. The scoop pictures have only revealed the back side, keeping the Front and Side design under wraps.

Design house Pininfarnia which got its hands on the First Nano recently, has been assigned the responsibility for designing this cute little hatch. Ferrari has a long association with Pininfarnia, and Tata Motors is also a share holder.

What makes me wonder is that Ferrari is moving away from it sedan and moving to Hatch back!!!

Vehicle type: back-engine, front-wheel-drive, 2-passenger, 3-door hatchback
Estimated Base Price: $23,000
Esitmated Launch: 2011
Engine: Turbocharged DOHC 16-valve 1.4-liter inline-4, aluminium block and head, port fuel injection
Displacement: 83 cu in, 1368cc
Power: 135 BHP @ 5500 rpm
Torque: 152 lb-ft @ 3000 rpm
Transmission: 5-speed manual
Dimensions:
Wheelbase: 90.6 in Length: 139.8 in Width: 65.0 in Height: 58.2 in
Curb weight: 2282 lb
Performance (Est.): Zero to 62 mph: 7.9 sec
Fuel Economy (Est.): 8 Km. /litre

FIAT 600 Seicento

FIAT 600: Based on Tata Nano, £8000 . Quality, upmarket feel, luxurious interiors. Click on the picture for Bigger Picture.
FIAT 600: Based on Tata Nano, £8000 . Quality, upmarket feel, luxurious interiors. Click on the picture for Bigger Picture.

Fiat has got rights to use the Nano Platform to produce the sequel to Tata Nano. However this Nano will be different. It will not be tall as Nano, but will be better and cuter. As seen in this artist’s representation here, it certainly looks cool in 3 door format of Nano which is not seen yet, however if you notice the height is down by 100 nm. Read Wiki about Fiat 600 Seicento here.

Similar to FIAT 500, FIAT 600 Seicento was produced last from 1955 to 1969.

Understandably, the front will go extensive overhaul to give it the 500 family look, how side is expected to remain same. This Fiat will sport a mid – engine.

An ideal choice for Fiat to go ahead and give the people a sequel to 500, however expect this to be cheaper than 500. The Current 500 available in UK costs £8,100 OTR Price so expect this one to cost between £7000 – £8,300.

Specs:

Vehicle type: rear-engine, front-wheel-drive, 4-passenger, 3-door hatchback
Estimated Base Price: £7,000 – £8,300
Esitmated Launch: 2012
Engine: Pop 1.2 litre, port fuel injection
Displacement: 65 cu in, 1242cc
Power: 69 BHP @ 5500 rpm
Torque: 132 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
Transmission: 5-speed manual
Dimensions:
Wheelbase: 2300 mm, Length: 3546 mm, Width: 1627mm, Height: 1485 mm
Curb weight: 865 Kgs.
Performance (Est.): Zero to 62 mph: 12.9 sec
Fuel Economy (Est.): 8 Km. /litre

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