The home-grown carmaker will introduce the Tata Tigor EV with extended range next week. While the existing version delivers a range of 142km, the long-range iteration of the sedan is likely to offer 200km on a single charge. The Tata Tigor EV with extended range could be added as a new variant to the model lineup and offered to private buyers as well.
Currently, the Tata Tigor EV comes with a 16.2kWh battery that powers a 72 volt, 3-phase AC induction motor generating power worth 40bhp at 4,500rpm and 105Nm at 2,500rpm. It takes 90 minutes to charge up to 80% via a DC 15kW fast charge.
One can also charge the Tigor EV’s battery up to 80% in 6 hours with a standard AC home/office wall socket. It can attain a top speed of 80kmph. The electric sedan lineup is available in three variants – XE, XM and XT, priced from 11.58 lakh to Rs 11.92 lakh (ex-showroom, Mumbai). Read – Tata To Launch 4 New Electric Vehicles In India
With the addition of FAME II subsidy, its XE base trim can be brought at 9.96 lakh and range-topping XT variant at Rs 10.30 lakh (ex-showroom, Mumbai).
Recently, the carmaker revealed its all-new Ziptron electric vehicle technology that could be used for the upcoming Altorz hatchback and Nexon EV. Tata claims that the Ziptron has been developed especially for Indian traffic and climatic conditions and it will also address buyers’ concerns related to range, performance and safety.