The production model of Harrier is expected to be launched in January and the company has commenced pre-bookings for Rs. 30,000
Tata Motors has officially opened bookings of new Harrier in India with a refundable amount of Rs. 30,000. The SUV can be booked at authorised dealerships and online through the official website of the company. Ahead of its unveil, IAB released digital renderings of Harrier production model in five different colours.
The Harrier was first previewed at the 2018 Auto Expo as H5X and the design is based on Impact 2.0. The production model carries forward most of the design elements from concept version and the front get new grille along with split headlamp setup in which LED DRLs are positioned on top, while conventional projector headlamps are placed slightly lower.
The company has given faux aluminium skid plates at front and rear for SUV look. The Harrier also gets black plastic cladding running across the body with flared wheel arches. Tata Motors is expected to give 17-inch alloy wheels with wide tyres for a muscular look. One of the attractive design elements of Harrier is the third-row glass.
The rear gets LED tail lamps with a new bumper and integrated spoiler at the rear. The Harrier also debut new OMEGA platform of Tata Motors, which is based on the D8 platform of Land Rover Discovery Sport. Even though both models share lots of components, Tata Motors replaced expensive aluminium parts with steel to keep the price down.
The overall dimensions of Harrier are expected to be similar to Discovery Sport and the interior gets an all-new design theme. The company will improve quality compared to current models and some of the features on interior include touchscreen infotainment system, powered driver seat, cruise control, cruise control and more.
The Harrier is powered by 2.0 L diesel engine sourced from Fiat and it produces 140 PS of power and this engine is mated to a 6-speed manual and automatic transmission sourced from Hyundai. The company is not expected to offer all-wheel-drive system and the launch might take place in January.
Tata Harrier Production Model Rendering