Both the models were previewed at the 2018 Auto Expo.
Tata Motors will soon foray into performance vehicle segment with the Tiago JTP and the Tigor JTP models. Both the cars are scheduled to go on sale on October 26, 2018. Just so you know, Tata’s new performance models have been developed in collaboration with Coimbatore based – Jayem Automotives. While the Tata Tiago JTP hot hatch will face challenge from the Maruti Baleno RS and Volkswagen Polo GT TSI, the Tata Tigor JTP performance sedan won’t have any direct rival in the market.
Previewed at the 2018 Auto Expo, the Tata Tiago JTP and Tigor JTP are reported to be the most affordable performance cars in their segments. While the former is estimated to be priced around Rs 7 lakh to Rs 8 lakh, the latter might cost around Rs 8 lakh to Rs 9 lakh. Read – 5 Interesting Facts About Tata Tiago JTP
Tata Tiago JTP Picture Gallery
At the engine front, Tata’s JTP models will get the 1.2L Revotron petrol engine borrowed from the Nexon. However, this gasoline unit is claimed to be tuned for generating extra power. Reports suggest that the updated 1.2L turbocharged motor will be capable to deliver over 110bhp. Transmission duties will be performed by the same 5-speed manual gearbox. Read – Tata Harrier 7-Seater Model To Launch Soon
Tata has also made some cosmetic changes to its JTP models. The Tata Tiago JTP and Tigor JTP features revised front and rear bumpers, new front grille, larger air dam, side skirts, 15-inch diamond cut alloy wheels and twin exhaust tips. Interior will also look sporty with leather upholstery with red stitching and red accents on AC vents and aluminium pedals. Read – Upcoming Tata Cars In India
The new Tata hot hatch and performance sedan will also see minor mechanical changes. Both the cars will feature tuned suspension setup, bigger brakes and optimized gear ratios along with slightly lower ride height.
Tata Tigor JTP Picture Gallery