Tata Motors displayed the Tata Tigor EV in only the range-topping XZ grade at Auto Expo 2018. A certification document obtained by IAB suggests that either in addition to or instead of the XZ grade, the company will offer the car in the XE, XM and XT grades.
The Tata Tigor EV could get features like chrome strip on front grille, full-width LED high-mount stop lamp, split LED tail lamps, dual-tone interior colour scheme, gear knob with chrome insert, gearshift indicator and driver footrest as standard.
For more features like projector headlamps, 15-inch alloy wheels, electrically adjustable mirrors, body coloured door handles, body coloured ORVMs with LED turn indicators, automatic climate control, rear power outlet (in addition to standard front power outlet), touchscreen infotainment system, rear-seat armrest with cupholders, dual-front airbags, ABS with EBD and CSC, parking sensors and parking camera, buyers will have to opt for higher-end grades.
The Tata Tigor EV measures 3,992 mm in length, 1,677 mm in width and 1,537 mm in height. It offers a ground clearance of 170 mm. Powering the car, is an electric motor that delivers 30 kW at 4,500 rpm. Made by Electra EV, this electric motor draws power from a 216 Ah battery that takes 6 hours/1.5 hours to get charged to 80% using a standard charger/fast charger. The pure electric sedan has a top speed of 100 km/h and a driving range of 130 km.
Tata Motors has started deliveries of the Tata Tigor EV to EESL, but its availability for private buyers is unknown. Tata Motors MD, Guenter Butschek, in November said the Tigor EV could be rolled out for private car buyers if demand is strong.