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Tata Nano lands in Hyderabad

Last updated on: July 16, 2009 

Image: Tata Nano at Hyderabad.
Photographs: Snaps India Mohammed Siddique in Hyderabad

Shining red, silver pearl, yellow, grey and peach - they were in myriad of colours majestically lined up for a few lucky customers.

The first consignment of the much-awaited Tata Nano cars arrived in a special railway coach at the Sanatnagar railway station in Hyderabad.

So the wait for world's cheapest car is getting over with cars being sent to dealers...

Tata Nano lands in Hyderabad

Image: Tata Nano arrives in Hyderabad.
Photographs: Snaps India
Crowds thronged to catch a glimpse of the Rs 1 lakh 'people's car' as they drove down the cars at Sanatnagar.

The consignment of 50 vehicles reached Hyderabad from the Pantnagar unit of Tata Motors.

Cocorde Motors, which is part of the Tata conglomerate will be among the few dealers who will be delivering the first batch of Nano cars to the lucky customers.

Tata Nano lands in Hyderabad

Image: Tata Nano set to hit the roads.
Photographs: Snaps India
"By the end of the month, the number of Nano cars to be delivered in Hyderabad will rise to 100", said one of the dealers.

The world's cheapest car has evoked much excitement in the market and bulk of the bookings have come from non-metros. People are anxiously waiting to be among the first to own the Nano.

Tata Nano lands in Hyderabad

Image: Tata Nano: Miles to go
Photographs: Snaps India
"It is beautiful, more beautiful than I thought", said Devender Prasad, a businessman who had taken time off to come to the railway station to see the car.  

"I have booked two cars and am hoping to get it soon", he said.