Production Tata H2X Concept (Tata X445) - IAB Rendering

13/03/2019 - 14:46 | ,  ,   | Sagar Parikh

With the debut of the H2X Concept at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, Tata Motors confirmed that it’s working on a new entry-level crossover. IAB’s digital illustrator Shoeb Kalania has created a rendering to show how the production version (codename: Tata X445) may look like.

Tata H2x Tata X445 Rendering
The Tata X445 will share the Advanced Modular Platform and likely even a newly developed 1.2-litre petrol engine with the Tata Altroz.

The Tata X445, also referred to as the 'Tata Hornbill', will have a masculine expression with a high set bonnet, an imposing front-end featuring an aggressive light structure and a muscular bumper, chunky trapezoidal wheel arches, extra body cladding and straight lines. Pratap Bose, Head of Design, Tata Motors, has said that about 80% of the concept version is ready to go into production.

The rendering shows the crossover equipped with bigger LED DRLs, closely positioned headlamps and fog lamps with a tri-arrow pattern splitting them and pillar-mounted rear door handles. Several elements, including the upper grille, lower grille, double-spoke alloy wheels and roof, are in black colour for a sporty dual-tone look.

The Tata X445 will likely measure around 3.8 metres in length, 1.8 metres in width and 1.6 metres in height, and have a 2.5-metre-long wheelbase. It will ride on the Advanced Modular Platform of the Tata Altroz.

Under the hood, one can expect the newly developed 1.2-litre naturally aspirated three-cylinder petrol engine that will debut in the Tata Altroz. A standard 5-speed manual transmission is a given, while an optional 5-speed automated manual transmission is unmissable. The 1.05-litre Revotorq diesel engine is going out of production by March 2020, and so that’s obviously out of question. The BS-VI compliant 1.5-litre unit of the Nexon will probably be too big and expensive for a car of this class.

Tata H2x Concept Front Three Quarters At 2019 Gene
Pratap Bose, Head of Design, Tata Motors, has said that 70-80% of the concept version is ready to go into production.

Also See: Tata Altroz NRG - IAB Rendering

The production version of the Tata H2X Concept will compete with the Maruti Ignis and the Mahindra KUV100. It is expected to debut at the Auto Expo 2020.

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