Tata Motors, a homegrown automaker has officially launched the performance oriented versions of Tiago and Tigor cars in India. Priced at Rs 6.39 lakh and Rs 7.49 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) for Tiago and Tigor respectively, both the models are expected to produce 34 percent more power than their regular counterparts. The new Tiago JTP, Tigor JTP models are the first two products from the JV between Tata Motors and Coimbatore-based Jayem Automotives. The customers can book the models across all tata motors dealership in India with payment of Rs 11,000. Tata Harrier Booking Opens Today at Rs 30,000; Launch Date, Price in India, Features & Specifications.
Dubbed as most affordable performance cars in the country, JTP editions of Tiago and Tigor feature host of changes, both mechanical as well as cosmetic. Under the hood, Tiago JTP and Tigor JTP comes powered by 1.2-liter turbocharged petol unit. The engine is capable of making 114PS and 150Nm of torque and comes mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox. On the performance front, the company claims that Tiago JTP can hit 100 kmph in just 9.5 seconds whereas Tigor JTP takes 10.38 seconds to achieve three-figure mark. Tata Harrier (Hyundai Creta Rival) Bookings to Open on October 15; To Be Launched in India by Early 2019.
Tiago JTP and Tigor JTP performance vehicles get sporty bumpers front and rear, a larger air dam, contrast-coloured ORVM covers, sharper creases and the offset air intake on the bonnet that gives an appealing look. The car gets ‘JTP’ badges on the grille, side apron and the boot lid as well as 15-inch machine-finished alloy wheels. The rear section of the cars features a chrome-tipped twin exhaust.
On the inside, the cars get red accents around the AC vents that is highlighted by contrast stitching on the steering wheels, seats and gear knob. The sporty appeal inside the cabin is highlighted by shiny metal pedals. Feature-wise, the vehicles get 5-inch ConnectNext touschscreen infotainment, 8-speakers, steering-mounted controls, dual front airbags, ABS with EBD and corner stability control and more. Tata Harrier SUV To Get All-New 2.0-litre KRYOTEC Diesel Engine - Report.
Announcing the launch of the power packed JTP range, Mr. Mayank Pareek, President Passenger Vehicles, Tata Motors, said, “Motoring today has become monotonous and regimented. We are committed to offering our customers an elated drive experience in an everyday commute. The JTP range of cars have been designed and engineered with precision to keep the excitement & passion of motoring alive and reverse the commoditization of car purchase. Customers can enjoy their city drive and experience the thrill of driving with these cars. The JTP products will also have a halo effect on the Tiago and Tigor brands.”
According to Mr. Gubbi Nagbhushan, CEO, JTSV, “We at JTSV are excited to launch the first 2 cars of JTP range of vehicles. The Tiago and Tigor are extremely capable products, which have further been boosted with Jayem’s technical know-how of developing performance cars. Targeted at the urban customers who are driving enthusiasts with a hidden streak of adventure, the Tiago JTP and the Tigor JTP have been engineered to provide customers with the thrill of driving.”