Tata Tiago launch date confirmed as March 28 – Report [Update]
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Update – Tata Motors has told IndianAutosBlog.com that the official launch date of the Tiago is yet to be confirmed.
Bookings opened on March 10.
Times of India reports that Tata Motors has confirmed the Tata Tiago’ launch date as March 28. The official bookings for the hatchback began on March 10, for an advance of INR 10,000.
The Tata Tiago is a B-segment hatchback that sports the ‘IMPACT’ design philosophy, and technologies like the Multi-Drive drive mode selector, compact three-spoke steering wheel, and 8-speaker Harman sound system.
The Tiago measures 3,746 mm in length, 1,647 mm in width, 1,535 mm in height and 2,400 mm in wheelbase. Its key external features are bug-eyed headlamps, LED turn indicators embedded on side mirrors, 14-inch twin five-spoke alloy wheels, wraparound tail lamps and a roof-lip spoiler.
The Tiago will be offered in petrol as well as diesel versions. The former is powered by a new all-aluminium 1.2-litre three-cylinder Revotron engine that produces 85 PS and 114 Nm and is mated to a five-speed manual transmission. The diesel variants will be driven by an all-new 1.05-litre three-cylinder Revotorq engine that develops 70 PS and 140 Nm and is mated to a five-speed manual transmission.
Rivals: Maruti Celerio, Mahindra KUV100, Hyundai i10, Ford Figo
Expected Price: INR 3.75 lakhs – INR 5.5 lakhs (ex-showroom)
Release Date: March 28 2016
Tata Tiago – Image Gallery
Tata Tiago at Geneva Motor Show 2016 – Image Gallery
[Source: Times of India]