Please Tell Us Your City

Knowing your city will help us provide relevant content to you.

Sorry! No matching results found. Try again.Error Identifying Your Location.

Log in to CarWale

Please enter your password
Forgot password?
Please enter your registered email

Sign up to CarWale

Please enter your name
Please enter your mobile number
Please enter your password
Please enter your password

India exclusive: Narain Karthikeyan spotted testing Tata Kite hatchback

July 29, 2015, 06:00 PM IST by CarWale Team
India exclusive: Narain Karthikeyan spotted testing Tata Kite hatchback

India’s first F1 driver and well-known racer Narain Karthikeyan was spotted behind the wheel of a camouflaged Tata Kite in Lonavala.  The car appears to be a production ready model as it is sporting fully functional projector headlights, alloy wheels and proper bumpers. This also indicates that the testing for the car is in its final stages.

We have seen the Kite hatchback and its compact sedan sibling testing at various stages over the last year or so but this is the first time that we are seeing the ex-F1 racer behind the wheel or for that matter being involved in the development process. The car was seen testing alongside diesel and petrol version of the Hyundai Grandi10 as well as Maruti Suzuki Celerio diesel.

His presence behind the wheel indicates that the Mumbai-based automaker is using his expertise to develop/test and fine tune the ride and handling of their new budget offerings.

Not much is known about the Tata Kite or its compact sedan sibling but we can be sure that it shares much of its underpinnings with the Zest and Bolt but is likely to get smaller engines and definitely at least one variant with an automated manual transmission. 

Tata Kite hatchback upcoming car

Tata Kite compact sedan upcoming car

Tags:Tata,Kite Compact Hatchback,Tata Kite Compact Hatchback
Show CommentsHide Comments

Tata Tiago Price in Popular Cities

CityOn-Road Prices
New Delhi₹ 3.93 Lakhs onwards
Mumbai₹ 4.21 Lakhs onwards
Chennai₹ 4.11 Lakhs onwards
Hyderabad₹ 4.29 Lakhs onwards
Bangalore₹ 4.37 Lakhs onwards
Kolkata₹ 4.23 Lakhs onwards
  • Upcoming Cars

Toyota New CamryToyota New Camry

18th Jan 2019

37L - ₹ 40L
Nissan KicksNissan Kicks

22nd Jan 2019

10L - ₹ 15L
Tata HarrierTata Harrier

23rd Jan 2019

16L - ₹ 22L
Maruti Suzuki New Wagon RMaruti Suzuki New Wagon R

23rd Jan 2019

4L - ₹ 6L
Mercedes-Benz V-ClassMercedes-Benz V-Class

24th Jan 2019

75L - ₹ 85L
All Upcoming Cars
Ask the experts1800 2090 230Mon-Fri (9 AM - 8 PM)
Sat (9 AM - 5:30 PM)
Sun (9 AM - 7 PM)
Toll free

Select your city to avail offers

Currently available only in