Bajaj RE GDI (Tuk Tuk): The Jalopnik Classic Review

In this era of rising gas prices and tightening emissions standards, owning a car can be tough. On the other hand, turning in your keys to become a full on motorcycle rider is tricky when you have gym bags and children and other crap to cart around. Plus, they're messy when it's rainy or cold outside. » 12/25/12 12:00pm 12/25/12 12:00pm

An Insanely Intense Look At The World’s Cheapest Car

Like lots of car guys, I have a very specific weakness for one particular class of automobile. For many, that weakness is for fast, powerful, luxurious, high-end exotics; for me, as a side effect of a condition known medically as "being a bit of a moron," it's cars at the extreme low end of the spectrum. » 2/03/12 3:00pm 2/03/12 3:00pm

Renault-Nissan And Bajaj Team Up On Tata-Upstaging $2,500 Car

Ratan Tata and his eponymous company sent the automotive world buzzing with news of their $2,500 car, the lilliputian Nano. At the time, we reported that Bajaj Auto, which is partnered with Renault-Nissan, was going to announce a $3,000 car. Turns out the companies have found a way to cut $500 off the price to create… » 5/12/08 9:40am 5/12/08 9:40am

Chrysler and Nissan May Buddy Up for Compact Car

Reuters is reporting Nissan Motors and Chrysler LLC are deep in talks over a deal which would see Nissan supplying a compact car for Chysler's North American market. The target model would have a 1.8L engine and slot in the lowest rung of the Chrysler portfolio. Interestingly, the article goes on to mention how there… » 1/10/08 6:00pm 1/10/08 6:00pm

The $3,000 Car From Bajaj Is $500 Classier Than the $2,500 Tata Nano

It should be obvious to most that a $2,500 car is destined to fail. But a $3,000 car... GENIUS! Not wanting to be upstaged (though, upstaged anyways), Bajaj has launched a prototype of what it calls the $3,000 people's car for the people that can afford another 0.25 lakh. The car is being designed through a… » 1/10/08 9:30am 1/10/08 9:30am