Tata Tigor sedan spied undisguised – Reveals rear design

Tata Tigor sedan will be manufactured at the company's plant in Sanand. Here are the first spy shots of the production ready car wearing the Tigor badge.

Tata Tiago hatchback, launched in India in April 2016 at a starting price of INR 3.2 lakhs, has already become one of the best selling cars in the country. Now, fans are eagerly waiting for the launch of next car based on the Tiago, a sedan. Last week, Tata Motors confirmed the name of their new sedan as TATA TIGOR.

Showcased as Tata Kite 5 concept at the Auto Expo earlier last year, the new Tata Tiago sedan is scheduled to be launched in March 2017 with petrol and diesel engine options.

Spied testing on a number of occasions across India, Tata Tigor sedan features same exterior styling as the Taigo hatchback. What differentiates the two is the rear. Tiago sedan gets a sportback styled rear design, a first for an entry level sedan in the country.

On features front, Tigor sedan gets automatic climate control, an infotainment system and reverse camera. It is also seen with revised interiors to include rear central arm rest and a larger screen as compared to that seen on the Tiago hatchback. The sedan will borrow a number of features from the Tiago hatchback to include an 8 speaker Harman audio system and multi-drive modes among others.

Expected to be launched at a price starting from INR 4 to 4.5 lakhs, new Tata Tigor sedan will be powered by engines from the company’s Revotron and Revotorq family. The 1.2 liter three cylinder petrol engine will offer 85 PS power and 114 Nm torque while the 1.05 liter 3 cylinder diesel engine will be capable of 70 PS power and 140 Nm torque. Both engines will be mated to 5 speed manual transmission while AMT options are also expected. Stay tuned for more details.

Management Speak

Announcing the name Tata TIGOR, Mayank Pareek, President, Passenger Vehicle Business Unit, Tata Motors said, “After HEXA, we are speeding towards our next market introduction, the Tata TIGOR which opens a new category of style and attitude in this segment. The break-free design dynamics of Tata TIGOR makes it India’s 1st ‘Styleback’. We will announce its commercial launch soon and are excited to see the IMPACT of the ‘Styleback’ on our customers.

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