The Tamo Racemo sportscar is powered by a 1.2-litre Revotron turbocharged petrol engine that produces 190PS of power, and accelerates to 100kmph from 0 in just 6 seconds.
Update – Tata Motors has decided to shelve the Racemo’s production plan for now. Click Here for more details.
TaMo RaceMo recently made its global debut at the 87th Geneva Motor Show that plays host to some of most enticing concept models and supercars globally. Touted to be the first model under Tata’s sub-brand TaMo, the mid-engined sports coupe is a crucial product for Tata, as the company will debut its highly ambitious sub-brand TaMo with the launch of RaceMo. Besides, RaceMo would be India’s first connected car with advanced in-cabin connectivity features developed by Microsoft India. Just so you know, Tata Motors inked a strategic agreement with Microsoft India in February, soon after introducing TaMo sub-brand. The sports-car will receive an advanced navigation, predictive maintenance, remote monitoring and over-the-air updates built on Microsoft’s cloud-based technologies. There will be three screens in the instrument area to connect with these technologies. Read More – Tamo C-Cube Premium Hatchback Concept
Sporting race-car resembling styling elements, the two-seat, mid-engined sports coupe is designed at Tata Motors’ Italy based studio. It also takes some styling bits from Tata’s IMPACT design language, seen on Tata’s new breed of cars. In mechanical terms, the sub-four meter vehicle will use the 1.2-litre turbocharged, intercooled Revotron engine, tuned to develop 186bhp and 210Nm of torque. The engine will use a 6-speed AMT unit with paddle shifters for transmitting power. Additionally, it will also receive a push button reverse.
It is expected that Tata Motors could bring RaceMo at the 2018 Auto Expo, in February next year, before its official launch. Going by the reports in media, it is likely that RaceMo could have a limited run with Tata rolling out only 999 units of the two-seat sports coupe.
Tata Motors teased the sports-coupe at the introduction of its sub-brand, TaMo in February, followed by its global debut at the 87th Geneva Motor Show earlier in March. India will be the first market to receive the first model under TaMo early next year and it is expected that Tata will bring the two-seat mid-engined car at the next year’s Auto Expo in February. Also See- Tamo Racemo Explain In 8 Quick Points
|Minimum||Rs 25 Lakh|
|Maximum||Rs 30 Lakh|
Coming from the stables of Tata Motors, the mid-engined, sports coupe is expected to be priced aggressively. Since the vehicle will be manufactured at Tata’s production facility, it is likely to be the most affordable sports coupe in India with the prices estimated to fall between Rs 25 lakh to Rs 30 lakh.
|Engine||1.2-litre Revotron turbocharged petrol|
|Transmission||6-speed AMT + paddle shifters|
Tata’s global product under its sub-brand TaMo is essentially a two-seat, mid-engined, sports coupe that measures less than four meters. The vehicle will make use of Tata’s 1.2-litre turbocharged Revotron aluminium engine with intercooler for generating power. This low capacity engine has been tuned to develop peak power of 186bhp at 6,500rpm and 210Nm of torque at 2,500rpm. Tata will pair the engine with a six-speed automated manual gearbox supported by paddle shifters for transmitting power to wheels. Making use of a special body fitted with Tata’s MOFlex multi-material sandwich structure, RaceMo carries light weight and is claimed to achieve 0 to 100kmph mark within six seconds.
Built along the lines of a race-car, RaceMo also receives some styling bits from Tata’s IMPACT design language. The light weight sports coupe is built on the patented MOFlex Multi-Material Sandwich structure that allows efficient large-scale part integration and provides great liberty in terms of surface design. The quintessential Humanity Line, diamond DLO, narrow Bi-LED headlamps and other sporty design elements have been borrowed from Tata’s IMPACT design language.
Claimed to be world’s first ‘phygital’ car, the mid-engined sports car will combine assertive looks and new-age digitized features, co-developed by Tata and its strategic partner Microsoft India. To name a few tech, expected on the RaceMo, the car will get cloud computing, analystics, geo-spatial & mapping and increased human-machine interface. Tata will pack a host of safety provisions including disc units with ABS and EBS, dual front airbags and three-point seat belt with optional four-point harness etc.
In numerical terms, the sports coupe will measure less than four meters and will offer 165mm of ground clearance. The vehicle will equip 205/50 R17 tubeless front tyres and 235/45 R18 radial rear tyres and will get an all-round independent double wishbone suspension set up.