Tata Harrier AC to deliver best cooling – Tested in deserts of Rajasthan (Video)
Tata Harrier will be the first car to borrow the D8 architecture from Jaguar Land Rover.
Targeting SUVs in both compact and mid-size SUV market share, the new Tata Harrier will be launched in India very soon. To keep the excitement levels high among fans and enthusiasts, Tata Motors has been regularly sharing teasers of the Harrier every now and then.
The latest teaser talks about Harrier’s ability to deliver best in class cooling. Tata says that they have tested the Harrier’s AC in the scorching heat of Rajasthan. This has allowed them to give Harrier best in class cabin cooling experience. Even on the hottest day, Harrier’s AC will make sure you are cool.
Tata Harrier is positioned on the Optimal Modular Efficient Global Advanced Architecture or simply Omega Arc platform. This platform is derived from the Land Rover LS550 which underpins the Land Rover Discovery Sport, Range Rover Evoque, etc.
The exteriors of Tata Harrier are noted in spy images with sleek LED DRLs, chunky bumpers and a large front grille. It sits on 17” or 18” alloy wheels and also gets high set tail lamps, a floating roofline, raked windscreen and blacked out B pillars. C pillars are seen with triangular quarter glass.
Tata Harrier boasts of feature rich cabin in a spacious five seater layout. On the inside you have steering mounted buttons, touchscreen infotainment, a dual-tone dashboard and memory function for the front seats. It also gets central arm rests, rear AC cents and a sun-roof. Boasting of a long list of safety features, the Harrier will get ABS, EBD and airbags as standard along with hill descent control, ESP with roll over mitigation and traction control.
Engine specifications will include a 2.0 liter Kryotec diesel engine which is derived from the Fiat MultiJet II. This 4 cylinder, turbocharged engine offers 140 PS peak power and 320 Nm torque mated to a 6 speed manual gearbox. In keeping with customer’s demands, Tata Motors will also offer an automatic option. The new Tata Harrier SUV will find competition from the Jeep Compass and Hyundai Creta.