Tata Tigor EV to come with extended range next week (File Photo)
Tata's first all-electric vehicle, the Tigor EV, was recently launched in India. Tigor EV is available in XM and XT trim levels. It is to be noted that Tata is retailing the Tigor EV only to cab aggregators and fleet operators currently. However, it will be available for private buyers soon. And now, Tata Motors has confirmed that it will launch the Tigor EV with extended range next week. Yes, you read it right.
Tata Tigor EV is available in white, blue and silver colour options. It is powered by 72 V 3-Phase AC Induction Motor that churns out 30 kW (41 PS) and 105 Nm of torque. The car comes with a 16.2 kWh battery capacity and does 0-60 km/hr in 12 seconds. The Tigor EV can hit a top speed of 80 km/hr and has a certified full charge range of 142 km. 0-80 percent of normal charging takes 6 hrs while fast charging for 0-80 percent with 15 kW charger takes 90 mins.
The Tigor EV is also equipped with dual front airbags, ABS and rear parking sensors. Interestingly, these safety features ensures compliance with the new norms that come into effect on July 1, 2019. Apart from these features, the XT variant comes with 14-inch alloy wheels and electronically adjustable ORVMs.
Other features on both the electric trims include driver's seat height-adjust levers, power windows, body-coloured bumpers and door handles, LED tail-lamps, a climate control system, and a Harman built 2-DIN audio system with Bluetooth, USB and AUX connectivity.
Also, Tata Motors is offering a three-year/ 1.25 lakh kilometre warranty with the vehicle and the battery pack. The prices of Tata Tigor starts from Rs 11.58 lakh and go up to Rs 11.92 lakh (ex-showroom, Mumbai). Interestingly, the prices are inclusive of all the benefits along with reduction in GST rates for EVs as well. Although, if you add the FAME II subsidies, the price of Tigor EV's base model comes down to Rs 9.96 lakh and the XT variant is priced at Rs 10.30 lakh (ex-showroom, Mumbai).