Guenter Butschek: Tata Harrier automatic with sunroof coming to Auto Expo 2020 [Video]

26/01/2020 - 07:07 | ,  ,   | Prashant Singh

Update: A new teaser video showing the Tata Harrier with an automatic transmission, revealing the interesting design of its gearshift lever, and hinting the new red body colour option has been released.

24 January 2020 -

At the launch event of its first four BS-VI vehicles, including the Altroz, Tata Motors teased a Tata Harrier with 18-inch alloy wheels and a panoramic sunroof. In a new development, Guenter Butschek, CEO & MD, Tata Motors, has revealed that the company will launch the Harrier with an automatic transmission, a sunroof and a BS-VI engine at Auto Expo 2020 next month.

Tata Harrier Automatic Dual Tone Teaser
The Tata Harrier is set to gain a dual-tone colour scheme, a panoramic sunroof, 18-inch alloy wheels and a BS-VI engine at Auto Expo 2020.

In all likeliness, the BS-VI Tata Harrier will be available with not only an automatic transmission and a panoramic sunroof but also the new, 18-inch alloy wheels borrowed from the Tata Buzzard (to be launched as Tata Gravitas soon) and the new, dual-tone red-black colour scheme it was teased with at the launch of the Tata Altroz and other BS-VI models this week. The latest development was revealed by Butschek in an interview with The Times of India. Below were his words:

The Harrier upgrade will be presented in the Auto Expo. Like the others, the BS6 version will be packed with other features including automatic transmission and a sunroof.

The BS-VI engine of the Tata Harrier will be simply an upgraded 2.0L Kryotec diesel mill that delivers 140 PS and 350 Nm of torque currently. A more powerful, 170 PS version that will debut in the Tata Gravitas is said to make it to this model at some point. The automatic transmission will be a 6-speed torque converter sourced from Hyundai. Expect the dual-tone colour scheme, panoramic sunroof and automatic transmission to be offered in a new 'XZ+' grade. The list of new features introduced with the BS-VI upgrade may include even a tyre pressure monitoring system.

Play the video below to see the teaser of the BS-VI Tata Harrier dual-tone with 18-inch alloy wheels and a panoramic sunroof. The video will play directly from the teaser part.

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If you recall, Tata Harrier's prices were hiked a few days back, by up to INR 45,000.

Below is the direct comparison of the old and new prices of the Tata Harrier:

Configuration New Price Old Price Difference
XE INR 13,43,765 INR 12,99,755 INR 44,010
XM INR 14,69,770 INR 14,25,760 INR 44,010
XT INR 15,89,770 INR 15,45,760 INR 44,010
XZ INR 17,19,770 INR 16,75,760 INR 44,010
XZ (DT) INR 17,30,755 INR 16,95,760 INR 34,995
XT (#Dark) INR 16,00,760 INR 15,55,760 INR 45,000
XZ (#Dark) INR 17,30,755 INR 16,85,755 INR 45,000

All prices ex-showroom, Delhi

[Source: timesofindia.indiatimes.com]

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