Tata Tiago JTP and Tigor JTP upgrades have been launched today. This includes performance with feature upgrades to the JTP twins. JT Special Vehicles (JTSV) is a 50:50 JV between Tata Motors and Jayem Automotives.
In its new avatar, the upgraded Tata Tiago JTP and Tigor JTP cars are available at a price of Rs 6.69 L for Tiago JTP, and Rs 7.59 L for the Tigor JTP (ex-sh, Delhi). This is Rs 30k more than older Tiago JTP and Rs 20k more than older Tigor JTP. The JTP range is sold at select Tata Motors dealerships spread across the country.
A new exterior feature is the introduction of stylish contrast coloured auto fold outside mirrors. The cosmetic change is intended to enhance a sporty feel. Tigor JTP gets a piano black shark fin antenna to polish its look further. On the inside, a fully automatic temperature control system features. The JTP twins feature a ConnectNext 17.8 (7”) touch screen entertainment system by Harman, and works with android auto and Apple Carplay.
Powering the new Tiago JTP and Tigor JTP is Tata’s most powerful 1.2 liter petrol engine. This engine is same, which is seen on regular Tiago and Tigor, but has been tuned to race-spec by Coimbatore based Jayem Automotive. Compared to the engine producing 85 PS / 114 Nm on regular Tiago and Tigor in its naturally aspirated state, the same engine is turbocharged to deliver 114 PS / 150 Nm on the JTP variants.
Price of regular Tata Tiago top variant for petrol manual is Rs 5.82 lakhs, ex-sh. Same for Tigor petrol manual top variant is Rs 6.9 lakhs. This means that the JTP variants come at a premium of Rs 75k, in comparison with regular Tiago and Tigor.
Mr. Nagbhushan Gubbi (CEO), JTSV said, “Last year has seen the JTP brand establish as an exciting prospect and a brand which has carved its own cult following in the auto performance segment. It is now time to switch gears and speed ahead. With immense excitement, we are elated to announce the launch of the new avatar of the JTP twins.
This launch reflects our commitment to constantly improve and push boundaries to achieve better. We’re positive that this move will be warmly appreciated by our customers and will only extend the legacy of a #RacerAtHeart.”