The KITE 5 concept car showcased at the 2016 Auto Expo is christened as Tata TIGOR.
The Tata TIGOR is the next offering of the IMPACT design language and is targeted at young, talented and confident individuals who express their individuality with a unique style of their own. Tata TIGOR will cater to a design and attitude led consumer and will be India’s 1st ‘Styleback’.
The TIGOR Styleback introduces a radical new silhouette to the segment, which is dominated by boxy cars. The TIGOR Styleback will be a game changer in the segment, with an unbeatable combination of style and substance.
The TIGOR sedan will be powered by the same set of engines available on the Tiago Hatchback. The Revotron 1.2L Petrol and Revotorq 1.05L Diesel engines will be available with multi-drive modes – Eco and City.
Key features to be offered on the car include LED Tail Lamps, largest boot in its segment with 420 litres of space, 5” screen with video playback through USB, on screen SMS display, SMS readout & reverse parking display on the screen. 8 speakers, steering mounted controls, intelligently designed maps from MapMyIndia and music app called Juke-Car App (Android OS only).
In terms of safety the car will be equipped with dual airbags for maximum safety in case of a collision, advance 9th generation Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) and Corner Stability Control (CSC) for improved braking efficiency. Electric Power Assisted Steering (EPAS) with Active is also on offer.
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.
Stay tuned for more details on TIGOR.