Tata 45X premium hatchback will take on the Maruti Suzuki Baleno and the Hyundai Grand i10.
Tata Motors recently launched the crossover version of the Tiago hatchback – the Tata Tiago NRG. Speaking on the sideline, the carmaker has confirmed that the production version of the Tata 45X premium hatchback will go on sale in mid 2019. Just so you know, the hatchback made debut in its concept form at the 2018 Auto Expo.
Based on Tata’s second-generation IMPACT Design 2.0 philosophy, the 45X concept based car will be put up against the Maruti Suzuki Baleno and the Hyundai Grand i10. Tata 45X hatchback has been co-developed by the carmaker’s three design studios (UK, Italy and Pune) with inputs from Jaguar Land Rover. In terms of design and styling, the production-ready model is likely to stay true to its concept.
Tata 45X Concept Picture Gallery
The production-spec Tata 45X might continue to feature the more pronounced three-dimensional ‘Humanity Line’ underlining a digitally-inspired front grille, ultra slim projector headlamps with LED DRLs, new tri-arrow pattern fog lamps at the front end. Design bits such as prominent wheel arches with class-leading wheel sizes, C-pillar integrated rear door handles, full LED taillamps could also be retained from the concept. Read – Tata Harrier – 5 Interesting Facts
Tata previewed its futuristic interior layout with the 45X hatchback concept. Though, the production model could be slightly different than the showcased one. The carmaker might equip the vehicle with a touchscreen infotainment system compatible to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto along with navigation system. The list of features will also include a 3-spoke multifunction steering wheel, multiple airbags, ABS with EBD, brake assist and more. Check Out – Upcoming Tata Cars In India
As far as the engine is concerned, the Tata 45X might come with petrol and diesel engine options. The petrol variant is likely to get a 108bhp, 1.2L turbo unit, the diesel model might be equipped with 1.05L motor. Transmission options will include a manual and automatic unit.
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