The Tata Tigor Electric is equipped with a 29.9kW electric motor and offers a range of 100km.
After rolling out Tigor subcompact sedan earlier this year in petrol and diesel variants, Tata Motors has rolled out the first batch of the Tata Tigor electric vehicle from its Sanand plant in Gujarat. The company will develop 10,000 Tigor electric vehicles for the state-run Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL). The tender was rolled out by the government for supplying 10,000 EVs to EESL and Tata Motors quoted the lowest price of INR 10.16 lakh (excluding GST) along with a 5-year warranty. By including GST, the price increases to Rs 11.2 lakh. The company will also offer 3-year warranty with the electric sedan. Also Read – Tata Tiago Electric – All You Need To Know
As a reminder, the Tata Tiago EV has been developed by the company’s UK-based arm-Tata Motors European Technical Centre and is powered by a liquid-cooled 85kW electric drive motor with maximum 200Nm of torque. However, the Tata Tigor electric is less powerful than the Tiago, featuring 29.8kW (39.95bhp) electric motor. It will directly rival the Mahindra eVerito, which is equipped with a 30.5kW or 41bhp electric motor. Tata’s newest model in the subcompact space is built on the modified XO underpinning that is a relatively low-cost platform. This will indeed help carmaker to offset battery and some component cost to an extent. Read More – Upcoming Tata Cars In India
– The homegrown automaker, Tata has rolled out the first batch of the Tata Tigor Electric Vehicle (EV) from its Sanand based plant in Gujarat. The company will release 250 units of the EV in first phase, while the additional 100 units will be released in the phase 2. Continue Reading..
– 29.8kW electric motor
– Styleback design
– Modified X0 platform
– 100kms range
– Multi-functional steering wheel
The company has recently received an order to develop 10,000 units of Tigor EV for the government. It will therefore first supply the 10,000 Tigor EVs for the state-run Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL), while Tata could plan to start retailing it in the next two years. If all goes well, we could see it at the 2018 Auto Expo early next year. The company has released 250 units of the sedan, while next 100 will be released in the second batch. Also Read – Upcoming Electric Cars In India
The price quoted for Tigor EV by Tata Motors for the government’s tender is Rs 10.16 lakh barring GST, while the Tigor EV price inclusive of GST is slightly more at Rs 11.2 lakh. In addition, Tata is also offering a warranty for five years on Tigor EVs to be supplied to the state-run Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL).
The electric version of Tigor seems largely identical to the regular model in terms of design, though it comes with small changes to differentiate it from the standard Tigor. That said, the Tigor electric comes equipped with EV badge on grille and at the back. The basic silhouette remains same and other prominent design and styling elements are retained from the standard model. Interiors are also likely to get the same layout and pack in most of the features offered on the regular Tigor. Currently, there isn’t much information available on the EV, however we will update our readers as soon as details are revealed.
|Engine||29.8kW electric motor|
It was speculated that Tata Tigor electric will share mechanics with Tiago electric; however, Tata Motors has opted for a smaller capacity motor for the India-spec model. The Tigor EV is equipped with a 29.8kW (39.95bhp) electric motor. The Tata Tigor electric car will directly challenge the Mahindra eVerito electric, which offers slightly more power (30.5kW or 41bhp). However, the Tigor electric is around 200kgs lighter than its counterpart.
As a reminder, the Tata Tiago EV is a battery-operated car that will come equipped with a liquid-cooled 85kW drive motor that offers 200Nm of torque. The Tiago EV is said to achieve the 0 to 100kmph mark in less than 11 seconds.
The rechargeable battery in the Tigor Electric is likely to offer 100km of range on a single charge.