Four years ago, Renault-Nissan and Bajaj Auto announced plans to build an entry-level model for emerging markets. Now, the production vehicle has been unveiled ahead of its debut at the New Delhi Auto Expo.

Four years ago, Renault-Nissan and Bajaj Auto announced plans to build an entry-level model for emerging markets.  Now, the production vehicle has been unveiled ahead of its debut at the New Delhi Auto Expo.

Designed and developed by Bajaj, the RE60 features boxy styling and prominent headlights.  Overall, it measures 2752mm long, 1312mm wide and 1650mm tall.

Power comes from a 200cc engine with approximately 20 hp (15 kW / 20 PS). It enables the 400 kg (882 lb) vehicle to hit a top speed of 70 km/h (43 mph), return 35 km/l (2.8 l/100 km / 82.3 mpg US / 98.9 mpg UK) and have CO2 emissions of 60 g/km.

Speaking with the Economic Times, Managing Director Rajiv Bajaj said Renault and Nissan haven't seen the car yet but they can manufacture the RE60 to sell under their own brands. Of course, they can also walk away from the project if they want too.

Pricing information hasn't been released, but speculation suggests the model could cost €1700-2800 ($2215-3650 / £1420-2340) when it goes on sale in India later this year.

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