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Nissan unveils limited festive edition hatchback, redi-Go Sport

Redi-Go Sport has special features like bluetooth-enabled music system, keyless entry, sporty roof spoiler and graphics

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Datsun Redi-GO on display.
Datsun Redi-GO on display.

Japanese auto major Nissan launched Datsun redi-Go Sport, a limited edition variant of its recently launched hatchback redi-Go, priced at Rs 3.49 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) on Setember 29.

The new variant, which comes with various additional features like rear parking sensor and black interiors, will be available for sale during the festive season.

The company named Olympics medal winner, Sakshi Malik, as the brand ambassador of redi-Go Sport.

"Datsun redi-Go has redefined the value proposition offered to young achievers in India. Now, we are delighted to introduce the limited edition Datsun redi-Go Sport, which adds a sporty-themed option for customers during the festive season," India Managing Director Arun Malhotra told reporters here.

Nissan had launched redi-Go in the country on June 7 and so far has sold around 14,000 units of the compact car.

Redi-Go Sport comes with various features, including bluetooth-enabled music system, remote keyless entry, sporty roof spoiler and graphics, among others.

On the overall sales growth of the Datsun brand in India, Jerome Saigot, Vice President, Datsun India Business Unit, said, "We are growing at 200 per cent after the redi-Go was launched. We are targeting up-country and first-time buyers. So far, we have received good response."

He, however, did not share the exact number of Datsun vehicles sold during the fiscal so far.

Asked about the limited edition redi-Go Sport, he said the company has not fixed a definite number, but the vehicle will be available only till the end of November.

First Published: Thu, September 29 2016. 13:28 IST