The Tata H7X 7-seater SUV will be based on the new OMEGA platform, which also underpins the all-new Harrier 5-seater SUV.
The much-anticipated Tata Harrier 5-seater SUV will finally go on sale on January 23, 2019. The Harrier is based on the new OMEGA platform, which is sourced from Land Rover D8 architecture. It is no secret that Tata is also working on an all-new 7-seater SUV, which will also use the same OMEGA platform.
Codenamed H7X, the 7-seater SUV has been spotted several times for the Indian market. This time, the SUV has been spied testing on the European market. The Tata H7X SUV was clicked in the city of Turin, Italy. Tata has also confirmed that it will launch an all-new SUV, which will be bigger than the Harrier SUV.
Tata H7X Images
Going by the pictures, the Tata H7X SUV is significantly longer than the Harrier and will have imposing road presence. Like the Harrier, the H7X will have design inspiration from IMPACT 2.0 design philosophy. The SUV shares lots of the components with the smaller sibling, which includes headlight cluster, wide wheel arches with alloy wheels, pronounced bonnet creases, large windscreen, thick pillars and the high ground clearance.
The spotted model was fully covered and does not reveal much in terms of changes. For people not in the know, Tata Motors has a design studio in the city of Turin, Italy. It is expected that the SUV has been designed at the Turin’s design centre. Also See – 4 upcoming 7-seater SUVs in India
The Tata H7X 7-seater SUV is expected to be powered by the same 2.0-litre turbocharged diesel engine that powers the Harrier. While powering the 5-seater SUV, this engine produces 138bhp and 350Nm of torque. However, the H7X will have the more powerful version of this powertrain. It is capable of producing 170bhp of power and 350Nm of torque. Read – Tata H7X SUV – 5 Things To Know
For transmission duties, the Tata H7X will have a 6-speed manual gearbox and a 6-speed automatic unit. This model is also likely to get all-wheel-drive layout along with Terrain Response System. Tata could also introduce a turbocharged petrol engine keeping the upcoming stricter emission norms from April 2020.
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