World's cheapest car is launched

The world's cheapest car, which costs £1,300, is being launched in Mumbai.

The Nano car by Tata Motors will be available to order across India next month and has generated huge interest among young drivers because of its price.

Pankaj Wadhawan of Autolink Enterprises, a car dealer in New Delhi, told the Press Association: "So far we expect 60-70 cars from the first week of April. We have thousands of queries about the Nano. Good sales are expected since it's a cheap car and it is popular."

The "people's car" was first unveiled in January last year and Tata Motors, which also owns Jaguar Land Rover, plans to distribute it to dealerships throughout the country shortly.

Resham Singh, showroom and sales manager at Sanya Motors, New Delhi, said: "The Nano is a value-for-money car. Apart from the price, it has better designs than what is available in the market right now - tubeless tires and the like.

"Our bookings will begin in the first or second week of April and the first delivery is expected to happen only in the first week of June."

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