The Tata Altroz will be the first production model to be based on the Alfa platform.
In coming years, Tata Motors will give a generation change to its three popular models – Tiago hatchback, Tigor compact sedan and Nexon subcompact SUV. Prior to new-generation models, however, all three vehicles will receive a mid-cycle update with minor changes. Interestingly, the next-generation version of the Tiago, Tigor and Nexon will be based on the Alfa (Agile Light Flexible Advanced) platform. Read – Tata Blackbird To Challenge Hyundai Creta
The Tata Tiago and Tigor are, currently based on the X0 platform and Nexon sits on the brand’s old X1 architecture. The carmaker will also use its new Alfa platform for its upcoming sedan, SUV and MPV. Tata claims that Alfa architecture has “the ability to evolve into a range of modern, youthful and agile vehicles in a short development cycle”.
The Tata Altroz premium hatchback will be the first production model to be based on the Alfa platform. The hatch, that recently made its global debut at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show, will hit Indian roads in coming months. Tata’s Sanand based facility in Gujarat will serve as production hub for the company lower-end Alfa platform based vehicles.
The home-grown carmaker will also introduce a range of new models based on its Omega (Optimal Modular Efficient Global Advanced) platform, developed in collaboration with Tata owned British marque Jaguar Land Rover. Tata Harrier is the first vehicle to underpin the Omega architecture that will soon be followed by its 7-seater version (Tata Buzzard).
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