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mar 08, 2012

tata megapixel geneva motor show

the ‘megapixel’ by tata, a concept car exhibited at geneva motor show 2012

at geneva motor show 2012, india-based car producers tata have showcased their ‘megapixel‘ concept, successor to the ‘pixel‘ concept (covered by designboom here) from geneva 2011. considered a ‘range extended electric vehicle’ (‘REEV’), the four-seater hybrid offers a range of up to 560 miles (900 km) on a single tank, attaining a fuel efficiency of 235 mpg (100 km/L) (on battery-only power) with CO2 emissions of 22g/km.

inside, the HMI (‘human machine interface’) is centered around a large touchscreen on the instrument panel, used to alter temperature and climate controls and driving modes and to track performance. a docking console provides a way to connect a smart phone.

the vehicle features an updated ‘zero turn’ drive system, first shown on the ‘tata pixel’, in which each of four independent electric motors is located on a wheel. a double-sliding door system without B pillars facilitates entry and exit.

video preview of the ‘tata megapixel’

side view, doors open

3/4 rear view

front view

view from above, doors open

interior view

design sketches

concept render of the interior

breakaway concept render of the ‘HMI’ audio menu navigation

design sketch of controls

  • THE DOOR OPENING SYS IS EXCELLENT 4 DS SMALL CAR.

    prasanna says:
  • Fantastic! Without any doubt: those ‘Asian Tigers’ will lead the world within a decade, and not only because of their cars.

    janappelgaard says:
  • Cool design. I’d buy.

    twi4 says:
  • id buy if it were available on my end

    charles says:
  • tatayota

    front view says:
  • Looks a lot like the Renault ZOE

    jozedwardo says:
  • this car is very nice. its interior is so good amazing efficiency its next generation car

    vimalraj says:
  • Its very good us, when come in india?

    Sodan singh bais says:

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