Near-production Tata E-Vision could debut in Geneva next month - Report

Feb 11, 2019 - 5:58pm IST | ,   | Sagar Parikh

Tata Motors has a lot of exciting debuts planned for the 2019 Geneva Motor Show next month. In addition to the four models we talked about in a recent report, the company could unveil a near-production Tata E-Vision concept as well.

Tata E-Vision front three quarters unofficial image
Reports suggest that Tata Motors will showcase five new concept models at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show that will take place from 5-17 March.

Speaking about an electric car based on the Alfa-Arc platform to Business Standard last month, Guenter Butschek, CEO and MD, Tata Motors, said: “I can’t promise much but stay tuned to the announcements in the coming weeks.” “You will actually see something that reminds you of the EVision sedan, but on the Alfa architecture,” he added.

The Tata E-Vision concept was in a way a design preview of Tata Motors’ first-ever C-segment sedan that would compete with the Maruti Ciaz, Honda City and Hyundai Verna. What would turn out as Tata's biggest sedan is believed to based off the Advanced Modular Platform (AMP) and developed keeping electrification in the plans. The first production car off it will be the road-ready Tata 45X (Tata X451/Tata Aquilla) that will arrive “in mid-2019”.

Tata E-Vision rear three quarters unofficial image
The Tata E-Vision concept can accelerate from 0-100 km/h in under 7 seconds and achieve a top speed of 200 km/h.

Also Read: Tata H7X to be launched shortly after Tata 45X, confirms Butschek

Leveraging its two platforms (Omega-Arc and Alfa-Arc), Tata Motors plans to expand its PV line-up to 12-14 models. That’s according to Mayank Pareek, President, Tata Motors (PV unit). These platforms are at the core of the company’s Turnaround 2.0 initiative.

[Source: business-standard.com]

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