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

Tata Nano Convertible Is A Darwin Award Prospect

The Tata Nano's cheap, tiny, slow, has only low-speed crash protection, occasionally bursts into flames, and now they've cut the roof off and made convertibles. Two exactly. Both designed to ferry passengers on plant tours. Terrifying. (H/T to vavon205) [Wheelosphere] » 6/14/10 10:00am 6/14/10 10:00am

The Tata Nano Is Bad For India

The $2,500 Tata Nano is the cheapest car in the world, but as Avinash Rajagopal of Change Observer tells us, its low price tag may irreparably damage Indian society. — Ed. » 5/25/10 12:00pm 5/25/10 12:00pm

First Tata Nano Review: "Amazingly Good"

Since orders for the Tata Nano officially started being taken Monday, independent reviews are also beginning to roll out. The verdict? "Feels just like a car." » 3/25/09 2:30pm 3/25/09 2:30pm

Sub-$2,000 Tata Nano Officially Cheapest Car

Pre-orders are officially being taken today for the Tata Nano in India at an MSRP of 100,000 rupees (just under $2,000). That makes the Nano officially the cheapest automobile in the world. » 3/23/09 9:00am 3/23/09 9:00am

Tata Claims Nano To Launch March 23rd

Just more than a year ago the Tata Nano was unveiled to the world and following farmer revolts, wildly fluctuating material prices and the Carpocalypse, Tata is claiming the car will finally launch March 23rd. » 2/26/09 12:30pm 2/26/09 12:30pm

Tata Abandons Factory Site, Will They Ever Build The Nano?

Recent developments have put into serious jeopardy Indian automaker Tata's attempt to build the world's cheapest production car, the Tata Nano » 10/04/08 6:20pm 10/04/08 6:20pm. the most serious roadblock to building the car since the Nano was first unveiled back in January. According to the wire service, Tata has now abandoned their attempt to…

First Video Of Tata Nano Actually Driving, The $2,500 Money Shot

Ever since the Tata Nano set the world ablaze with the promise of the $2,500 car, we've been anxious to see one actually driving around. Alas, courtesy of a couple of dudes with a camera we now have the video of the half-pint people mover actually moving people. And unlike those fancy American cars, there's no need… » 6/05/08 6:00pm 6/05/08 6:00pm

Tara Tiny Is The New Tata Nano, Priced At $2,450

The race to the bottom continues as Bengal Enamel's Tara International will be teaming with Chinese company Aucma to produce a sub-sub-1-lakh car called the Tara Tiny. Yes, the little-known company seeks to lakh-block the Tata Nano by building a range of electric powered two- and four-seat cars starting at a rock… » 3/17/08 10:20am 3/17/08 10:20am