Performance-Based Tata Tigor JTP Launch Nears


Tata Tigor JTP has been developed jointly by Tata Motors and Jayem Automotives; receives aggressive exterior and added performance

Tata Tigor has earned pretty good respect in Indian market with its unique and stylish design along with upmarket features. Tata Motors had brought the Tigor JTP to the 2018 Auto Expo with much excitement. It is based on the standard sedan but comes with much more appeal thanks to the sporty design updates and added mechanical performance.

Tata Tigor Sport has been developed jointly by Tata Motors and Jayem Automotives, the company that has tied up with the automaker to develop sporty versions of the regular models. The Tata Tigor JTP would be available in the domestic market for buyers in the coming months during this fiscal and before that let us explore the sporty sedan in detail:

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Tata-Tigor-JTP-Rear-Quarter.jpgTata Tigor JTP India Launch

Expected Launch This Fiscal

Tata Tigor JTP is expected to be commercially launched for Indian buyers during the course of this financial year (FY 2018-19). It also pays tribute to the circuit in which the car is developed – Kari Motor Speedway in Coimbatore – by Jayem Automotives and Tata Motors.

Tata Tigor JTP India Price

Expected Price Rs. 6.50 lakh – Rs. 7.50 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi)

Tata Tigor JTP is expected to be priced at around Rs. 20,000 – Rs. 30,000 premium over the standard Tigor sedan and it has been spotted testing in India for the first time.

Tata-Tigor-JTP-Front-Quarter.jpgTata Tigor JTP Engine and Specification

Engine 1.2-litre Petrol
Transmission five-speed MT
Maximum Power 110 PS at 5,000 rpm
Maximum Torque 150 Nm at 2,000-4,000 rpm
Fuel Efficiency around 20 kmpl

On the powertrain front, Tata Tigor Sport gets the same engine as regular model but slightly retuned. The 1.2-litre petrol engine that capable of kicking out 84 bhp of peak power at 6,000 rpm and 114 Nm of peak torque at 3,500 rpm has been given a turbocharger to boost its performance to 110 hp and 150 Nm.

It is the same unit found in the Tiago JTP along with modifications to the intake and exhaust. On the fuel efficiency front, the petrol engine may return close to 20 kmpl of mileage. It will also use the same five-speed transmission but with revised gear ratio and comes with City and Sport drive modes instead of the regular Eco and City modes.

Tata Tigor JTP Dimension

Length 3,992 mm
Width 1,677 mm
Height 1,502 mm
Wheelbase 2,450 mm
Ground Clearance 161 mm
Boot Space 419-litre

Dimensionally, Tata Tigor JTP measures 3,992 mm in length, 1,677 mm in width, 1,502 mm in height (35 mm shorter than regular Tigor) and it has a wheelbase of 2,450 mm. The suspension has been recalibrated and ride height lowered slightly to aid sporty handling characteristics. It has 161 mm ground clearance as against 170 mm of standard Tigor.

Tata-Tigor-JTP.jpgTata Tigor JTP Exterior and Design

Tata Tigor JTP comes with a design that grabs everyone’s attention at the very first glimpse. It gets a sporty track focused look with the body kit and colour theme. While the basic silhouette remains same as the standard model, the sporty sedan comes with a blackened front grille. Headlamps too get revised smoked out look and there is front body kit with splitter to adding zing.

At side profile, Tata Tigor Sport gets sporty alloy wheels and at the back, the car gets compact tail lights as the standard model. A spoiler is there and the rear bumper too has been modified slightly. There is a JTP badge at the grille and the ORVMs are painted in red colour.

Tata Tigor JTP Interior and Features

Tata Tigor Sport features a sporty looking interior thanks to the black contrast paint scheme and red accents. The steering wheel, dual-pod instrument cluster and gear shifter appear same as the standard model. But the seats and steering wheel are upholstered in leather material for an upmarket vibe. Some notable features are automatic climate control, five-inch touchscreen, eight speaker Harman audio, ABS with EBD, Cornering Stability Control and dual airbags.

Tata-Tigor-JTP-Steering.jpgTata Tigor JTP Key Rival

Tata Tigor Sport would throw challenge to the Ford Aspire Sport Edition.