Tata Motors wraps off Megapixel Concept Car at the Geneva Motor Show
Tata Megapixel is a smartly designed four seater global range extended electric vehicle (REEV) concept for city commuters looking for performance and eco-friendly technology. With a single fuel tank, the Megapixel delivers a range of up to 900km.
March 7, 2012: Tata Motors has unleashed its Megapixel Concept Car at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show. Tata Megapixel is a smartly designed four seater concept car for city commuting. This global range extended electric vehicle (REEV) concept is an environment friendly high performer. It offers a range of up to 900km in a single fuel tank.
The on-board petrol engine generator and lithium ion phosphate battery combination powers the concept car to offer fuel efficiency of 100kmpl (under only battery power) and emits just 22gm/km of CO2. The on-board petrol engine generator helps in recharging car while it is moving.
Tata Megapixel has very well adapted the class-leading Zero Turn drive system of the Tata Pixel concept car enhancing the manoeuvrability of the car. Each wheel of the car has an independent electric motor. These electric motors drive the wheels in opposite direction while parking and enabling a turning radius of 2.8 m, the wheels on the front are turned at an acute angle. An innovative induction charging system is the used as at-home charging system. This charging system only requires car to be parked over the induction pad to begin charging.
The front facia of the car has integrated headlamps and grille that sweeps backward making the front appear dynamic. The car’s B-pillar less design along with the double-sliding door system makes ingress and egress convenient. In addition to this, the interior of the car appears spacious with the battery layout and hub motors, making it easy for the 4 adults to accommodate themselves in the car with luggage. The seats in the front are cantilevering with the central tunnel creating adequate floor space for additional storage. The light leather trims and rose metal details grab your attention resenting you a splendorous blend of technological innovativeness and tradition. All in all, the Tata Megapixel is truly a city-smart concept car.