Tata Tigor JTP is powered by a 112bhp, 1.2-litre turbocharged petrol engine paired to a 5-speed gearbox.
Tata Motors, the homegrown passenger vehicle maker has finally entered into the performance segment with two new exciting products. The company has launched the performance iteration of the Tiago and Tigor at Rs 6.39 lakh and Rs 7.49 lakh respectively . Called the Tata Tigor JTP, the performance sedan first broke cover at the 2018 Auto Expo alongside the Tiago JTP. This is the most affordable performance sedan in India and it won’t have a direct competition.
The Tigor JTP is one among the first products developed under ‘JTP’ (Jayem, Tata and Performance) brand. Tata Motors had collaborated with the Jayem Auto to produce electric as well as performance vehicles. The performance version of the Tigor sedan has adapted some of its design bits from Tata’s latest IMPACT design 2.0 design philosophy. Read – Tata 45X Premium Hatchback Pictures & Details
With some visual upgrades, the new Tata Tigor JTP looks sportier than the standard model. It comes with revised bumper, new headlamps, sporty side skirts and new alloy wheels. Moreover, Tata engineers have also made some changes to mechanics to improve the overall performance of the car. The sedan now has stiffer suspension, tweaked dampers and wider tyres. Powering the new model is a 112bhp, 1.2-litre turbocharged Revtron petrol engine that is paired to a 5-speed manual gearbox.
Tata Tigor JTP Features
– Integrated spoiler
– Stiffer suspension and dampers
– Lower ground clearance
– Flat-bottomed steering
– Newly designed alloy wheels
– Side skirts
– Red brake calipers
– New grille with matte finish Read – Tata Harrier – Answer To All Your Questions
Tata Tigor JTP Price In India
The performance version of the Tigor is expensive than the regular model, which is priced between Rs 5.20 lakh and Rs 7.38 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Equipped with many new features and powerful engine, the Tigor JTP performance model is priced at Rs 7.49 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
Tata Tigor JTP Specifications
As mentioned above, the Tigor JTP performance sedan shares powertrain with the Tiago JTP. That means, it is propelled by a 1.2-litre turbocharged petrol engine that also does duty in the Nexon compact SUV. The company, however, has tuned this motor for more power and better performance. This engine is capable of producing a maximum power output of 112bhp at 5,000rpm and a peak torque of 150Nm between 2,000rpm – 4,000rpm. Transmitting power to the front wheels is a 5-speed manual gearbox.
The Tata Tigor JTP comes with two driving modes – Sport and City. The sedan is claimed to achieve 0-100kmph on just 10.38 seconds. Read: Tata EVision Sedan – 5 Interesting Facts
Tata Tigor JTP Mileage
Being a performance model, the Tigor JTP won’t be as fuel efficient as the regular model. The sportier sub-compact car is estimated to deliver fuel economy around 16-18kmpl.
Tata Tigor JTP Design, Exterior
The performance-oriented Tigor features more pronounced details that in line with Tata’s new IMPACT Design 2.0 design language. The same philosophy is also used for Tata’s new premium hatchback and SUVs. While the sedan retains the original design and silhouette, it receives significant styling upgrades at the front and rear ends. In terms of styling, the JTP model looks sportier than the regular variant. The sedan gets revised front bumper that accommodates large trapezoidal lower grille, and dual chamber projector headlamps with chrome rings. The red detailing at the front adds to its sporty appearance. Read- Upcoming Tata Cars In India
Towards the side, the car features side skirts, contrast coloured outside rear view mirrors and red brake calipers. The mildly flared wheel arches have been fitted to newly styled 15-inch alloy wheels. Accentuating the rear profile are new sportier bumper and a spoiler. The vehicle also gets dual-tone exterior with glossy black roof. Features such as a lower ground clearance, stiffer suspension springs and tweaked dumpers enhance the overall handling and driving dynamics of the car. Read – 5 Interesting Facts About Tata Tiago JTP
In terms of proportions, the Tigor JTP is similar to the regular model. The standard Tigor measures 3,992mm in length, 1,677mm in width and 1,537mm in height, and has a wheelbase of 2,450mm. It comes with a boot space of 419-litres.
Tata Tigor JTP Interior
Tata has also made some changes to the cabin, and the changes are in-sync with the sporty nature of the sedan. The performance sedan comes with all-black sporty interior scheme with contrasting red bits, new seat fabric with red hexagonal motif and contrasting double stitching in red, a leather wrapped sporty steering and aluminium pedals. It gets dual-pod instrument cluster with analog dials and digital display. The sedan gets a ConnectNext infotainment system with voice commands and navigation assist. Read – New-generation Tata Sierra Shapes Up Nicely In New Rendering
Tata Tigor JTP Safety Features
Since the Tigor JTP has been designed on the range-topping XZA petrol trim, it is loaded with all active and passive safety feature offered on the carline. The list of safety equipment will include dual front airbags, anti-lock braking system (ABS) with electronic brake-force distribution (EBD), corner stability control, disc brakes rear parking camera with sensors, engine immobilizer and searbelt warning.
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