Tata Altroz debuts the brand’s new ALFA modular platform that will underpin the future cars below 4.3m in length
The much-anticipated Tata Altroz premium hatchback has finally been unveiled at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show. With this hatchback, Tata Motors debuts the new ALFA modular platform. This platform will be used to develop future Tata cars measure between 3.7m to 4.3m in length. Not just Altroz, Tata has also showcased the Hornbill micro SUV concept, a 7-seater SUV and the Altroz EV.
The Tata Altroz premium hatchback will arrive in India in the third quarter of 2019, most probably around July-August. The hatchback will challenge the likes of Hyundai Elite i20, Maruti Baleno and Honda Jazz. The Altroz styling is inspired by the brand’s new IMPACT 2.0 DESIGN philosophy that recently debuted in the Harrier SUV. Read – Tata unveils 4 new models at 2019 Geneva Motor Show
The hatchback is designed in the supervision of Pratap Bose, Global Design Head Tata Motors. The New Tata Altroz comes with a stylish exterior design, featuring a slimmer grille with Tata’s 3D ‘Humanity Line’, large headlamps with LEDs mounted on the top of the front bumper and wider air-dam. It comes with an upswept window line with strong creases that runs across the length and pillar-mounted door handles for the rear doors. The hatchback gets LED tail-lights, floating roofline and short overhangs.
The new ALFA modular platform is compatible enough to accommodate different body styles including MPV, SUV and sedan. This versatile platform is also capable of accommodating multiple powertrains including petrol and diesel engines along with electric and hybrid powertrains. In fact, the company has showcased the EV version of the Altroz hatchback at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show. This model is expected to offer a range of over 250km. Also See – Upcoming Tata cars in India
The Tata Altroz is most likely to be offered with 3 engine options – a 83bhp, 1.2-litre naturally aspirated petrol from the Tiago, a 110bhp 1.2-litre turbo-petrol and a 110bhp, 1.5-litre turbo-diesel from the Nexon compact SUV.