Datsun has officially unveiled the production version of the Go Cross concept in Indonesia featuring a new front fascia as well as a revamped interior.
The front end features projector halogen headlamps with LED signature lamp, prominent fog lamps, front grille with chrome bordering and honeycomb inserts, and silver skid plates. The Cross rides on 15-inch alloy wheels. It also gets power door mirrors, extra body cladding, chrome exhaust tailpipe finisher, roof spoiler and roof rails.
Inside, the Datsun Cross has a black color theme and the layout differs from that of the regular Datsun GO+. The Cross is differentiated by rectangular central air vents and a 6.75-inch touchscreen head unit.
The Datsun Cross is powered by a 1.2 liter 3-cylinder petrol engine. It is offered in two configurations, one with 68 PS at 5,000 rpm and 104 Nm of torque at 4,000 rpm mated to a 5-speed manual transmission and the second with 78 PS at 6,000 rpm and 104 Nm of torque at 4,400 rpm paired with a continuously variable transmission. The Datsun Cross offers 200 mm of ground clearance, 30 mm more than that of Datsun GO+. The Go Cross is priced at around IDR 163 million (PKR 12.52 lac) valid during the pre-booking period.
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