Tata introduced the new hatchback Altroz

Tata introduced the new hatchback Altroz

March 16, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

The Indian company strives to modernize its entire model line as much as possible and enters the international market. The novelty was presented at the Geneva Motor Show in the version with the engine and in a fully electric modification.

Concern, previously specializing in the production of affordable models for the Indian market, has recently been actively developing in the international segment. In Geneva, the new Altroz ​​hatchback was introduced, which is a completely new model built on the modern modular platform ALFA (Agile Light Flexible Advanced Advanced). This platform is designed for the construction of cars of various sizes, as well as the use of internal combustion engines, hybrids and all-electric systems.

 Judging by the design, the model was based on last year’s concept Tata 45X and is classified as a “premium city car”. The model is designed to compete with the Hyundai Elite i20, Honda Jazz and Suzuki Baleno. Model dimensions are quite modest: length – 3 988 mm, width – 1 754 mm, height – 1 505 mm.

As the power unit is supposed to use an atmospheric engine with a working volume of 1.2 liters, capable of developing up to 85 horsepower, as well as the turbo version of this engine with a power of up to 102 hp and 140 Nm of torque. It is assumed that the diesel version will be presented with a 1.5-liter engine for 90 horsepower.

Electrical modification is not yet fully unveiled. The hatchback will be able to travel up to 300 km on a single charge and will receive a quick charge system. In the Altorz series will be released in 2020-2021.

In the meantime, Tata unveiled a Land Rover-based Harrier crossover design. The Indian auto giant is preparing to bring to the market a new crossover built on the basis of the classic Land Rover model.