It appears that each automaker enjoys revealing facts in small stages regarding their highly-anticipated oncoming cars. Last month, Tata Motors disclosed the sketches of the Tiago-based sedan and confirmed that it’d be named Tigor and not ‘Kite 5’. Earlier this month, we tend to rumoured that the home-grown car manufacturer can launch the Tigor on 29th March 2017.
Various dealers around the country have already started accepting booking for the Tigor at an amount of Rs. 11,000 which will be refundable if one later changes its mind. Tata Motors has nevertheless to announce that formally. Now though, Tata Motors has uncovered the whole list of specifications of the Tigor and with none more delay, let’s have a quick look on them.
Concerning the overall length, the Tigor measures 3,992mm, that is 246mm longer than a hatchback. Similarly, it’s 30mm wider and 2mm taller than the Tiago. Tata Motors has conjointly stretched the wheelbase for the Tigor – from 2,400mm to 2,450mm. This can be primarily to stabilise an extensive body on an equivalent chassis.
Ground clearance and therefore the fuel tank capability remains an equivalent at 170mm and 35 litres severally. Boot house within the Tigor (419 litres) has increased by 177 litres over the Tiago. Even once the extensive body, Tata Motors has managed to decrease the curb weight of the petrol-powered automotive by 18kg. However, the diesel-powered Tigor is 50kg heavier than the diesel Tiago.
While the wheel size for the diesel-powered Tigor remains equivalent to the Tiago (175/65 R14), the petrol-powered Tigor gets 175/60 section tubeless tyres, wrapped around 15-inch alloy wheels.
Engine & Transmission
Powering the Tigor are going to be an equivalent set of engines that ar offered within the Tiago hatchback. Whereas the one.2-litre, 3-cylinder gasoline engine produces 85PS of power and 114Nm of force, and the 1.05-litre 3-pot diesel mill generates 70PS of power and 140nm of strength. Transmission duties for the engines are going to be handled by a five-speed manual transmission.
Tata Motors hasn’t disclosed any fuel-efficiency figures as of currently, however, each the engines, like within the Tiago, can feature twin drive modes (City and Eco). Tata Motors says the default town mode is tuned to deliver the most effective of each world – a bouncy driving expertise and sensible fuel potency. On the opposite hand, the Eco mode optimises engine performance to deliver the most effective doable fuel potency.
Features and Looks
Tata Tigor is that the third automotive to hold Tata Motors’ Impact style language (after Tiago and Hexa). To form it distinguishable from Tiago, the Tigor gets a dual-tone front bumper, company’s signature grille style with chrome garnishing that extends all the approach into crystal-like preserved projector headlamps. At the rear, the ‘Styleback’ features LED taillights and LED stop lamp strip above the rear windshield.
The Tiago is far and away the foremost feature-rich in its phase, and with the Tigor, Tata Motors had to lift the bar higher. The feature list includes a similar 8-speaker Harman-engineered music system that debuted with the Tiago. Within the Tigor, however, it comes paired with a 5-inch touchscreen documentary film show. This screen has video playback compatibility, voice command recognition, SMS readout practicality and acts as a show for the reverse camera. The Tigor conjointly gets automatic climate management, a further 12V charging purpose for rear passengers and backrest with cupholders.The
The Tigor appears like a head-turner and, on paper, a minimum of equates to be nicely proportioned moreover. We tend to ar wanting forward to its official launch at the top of this month as for Tata Motors there’s only one unknown fact left to unravel – the price!