We informed you earlier that Tata Motors is readying 4 brand new models for the Indian market. The company will soon launch the much-awaited Altroz premium hatchback, followed by the Buzzard 7-seater SUV. At the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, Tata Motors had showcased the H2X micro SUV concept. The company has now officially confirmed that the production version of the H2X will arrive after the Buzzard. The Altroz will be launched around festive season Diwali, while the Buzzard is expected to arrive in the first quarter of 2020.
Internally called the Tata Hornbill, the small SUV in production form is expected to make its public debut at the 2020 Delhi Auto Expo. The small SUV will take on the likes of the Mahindra KUV100 and the upcoming Maruti S-Presso. It is based on the new ALFA modular platform, which also underpins the Altroz hatchback.
It will also adorn the Tata’s new IMPACT 2.0 DESIGN philosophy. The Tata H2X concept measures 3,840mm in length, 1,822mm in width and 1,635mm in height, and has a wheelbase of 2,450mm. The H2X styling is heavily inspired by the H5X concept, which was unveiled at the 2018 Delhi Auto Expo. The H2X based micro SUV will be developed at the company’s new Sanand based plant in Gujarat. Also See – Tata H2X – 10 Interesting facts
The Tata H2X comes with more imposing SUV’s stance, featuring bigger front bumper, flat roof, squared wheel arches and high ground clearance. The new Tata H2X micro SUV is most likely to be offered in petrol version only.
It will be powered by a BSVI compliant 1.2-litre petrol engine that also powers the Tiago hatchback. While powering the Tiago, this engine produces 84bhp and 114Nm. The company could also opt for the Altroz’s engine, which is a 100.5bhp, 1.2-litre petrol engine.