Tata Motors has some really big plans for the Indian market. The home-grown carmaker recently confirmed the name of its upcoming 5-seater SUV based on the H5X concept – the Tata Harrier. While the Harrier (5-seater and 7-seater) is confirmed to hit roads early next year, the 45X concept based premium hatchback is likely to come in the second half of 2019.
Besides this, the home-grown carmaker will foray into the performance segment with two hot cars – the Tata Tiago JTP and Tata Tigor JTP. Developed jointly by Tata Motors and Coimbatore-based Jayem Automotives, the performance hatchback and sedan are reported to go on sale during 2018 festive season.
Tata Tiago JTP Picture Gallery
Price of the Tata Tigor JTP is estimated to be around Rs 7 lakh, and the Tata Tiago JTP could be launched at Rs 6.8 lakh (ex-showroom). If launched at this price, the vehicles will become India’s most affordable performance sedan and hatchback respectively. Check Out – Upcoming Tata Cars in India
Interestingly, the Tata Tigor JTP and Tiago JTP share the engine – i.e. a 1.2-litre, tuborcharged petrol unit. It’s the same powertrain that does duty to the Nexon. Though, the carmaker might calibrate the motor for achieving better power and torque figures. Read About – Tata Tiago Electric | Tata Tiago Electric
Tata Tigor JTP Picture Gallery
Both the performance cars will come with a 5-speed manual gearbox. Official details will be revealed near their launch. With an aim to enhance the overall performance and drivability of the Tata Tigor JTP and Tata Tiago JTP, the carmaker has tweaked their suspension setup, dumpers and ground clearance. Read: Tata EVision Sedan – 5 Interesting Facts
Minor cosmetic changes will be made on the Tigor JTP and Tiago JTP. The vehicles get revised front grille and bumper with a large airdam, new fog lamp assembly, a new set of alloy wheels and a few more updates at the rear. Inside, there will be black leather upholstery with contrasting red stitches and accents.
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