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October 25 -
Tata Motors today revealed the specifications of the Tigor JTP. First showcased at the Auto Expo 2018, the performance variant of the company's most affordable sedan will go on sale on 26 October.
The exterior features several styling enhancements to complement the increment in performance. At the front-end, it receives new twin-barrel headlamps with chrome inserts, an updated bumper with a sporty diffuser finished in black, and a revised grille with a JTP insignia. The side profile is characterised by dual-tone 15-inch precision-cut alloy wheels shod with 185/60-spec tires, bold side skirts, contrast-coloured ORVM housings, and JTP badges on the front fenders. At the rear, the new model offers a black roof spoiler and a twin-barrel end-can. The Tigor JTP will go on sale in dual-tone exterior paint themes with a gloss-black roof.
The interior of the Tata Tigor JTP features an all-black colour theme with red accents on the AC vents, a leather-wrapped steering wheel with red stitching, black seat upholstery with a red hexagonal motif and red sewing. Other highlights include aluminium pedals and an 8-speaker Harman ConnectNext infotainment system with voice recognition.
The Tata Tigor JTP is powered by a 1.2-litre turbocharged three-cylinder Revotron petrol engine that produces a peak power-torque of 114 PS at 5000 RPM and 150 Nm at 2000-4000 RPM. The motor is paired with a five-speed manual transmission whose gear ratios are optimised in favour of acceleration. The powertrain provides City and Sport modes, while the exhaust is a twin barrel type for an enhanced aural experience. As per the company, the new model can sprint from 0 to 100 km/h in 10.38 seconds.
The safety equipment on offer includes dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, reverse parking sensors with camera, and corner stability control. The Tata Tiago JTP has a ground clearance of 166 mm, which is 4 mm lower than that of the regular version. Furthermore, the suspension dampers and the steering has been re-tuned to offer a sportier road handling and better feedback, respectively. While the brakes have not been re-calibrated, the company claims a reduction in braking distances owing to the grippier tires.
The Tata Tigor JTP is likely to go on sale for approximately INR 8 lakh (ex-showroom).