8Tata Tigor Sports (JTP)
Tata Motors is working on couple of exciting products that will be rolled out in the Indian market in near future and one of them is the Sports variant of Tigor. The car is based on the Tiago hatchback that has garnered pretty good response. The homegrown auto major has already tied up with Jayem Automotive to develop performance focused sporty variants of its regular models.
Considering the fact that Indian buyers are showing more and more interest towards the sporty cars, Tata Motors is expecting to see good result with this model. Meanwhile the Tigor JTP has been unveiled by the brand ahead at 2018 Delhi Auto Expo. It comes with loads of updates across exterior and interior in order to become sportier.The sedan gets a matte black front grille, while the fog lamp housings receive red accents and there could be a front splitter as well.
Apart from that, the headlamps too come with revised appearance. At the side profile, the sedan gets sporty alloy wheels, sharp character lines, blackened glass area. We might see sporty body decals there as well. Apart from that, there would be red brake calipers, side skirts and red painted ORVMs.
Moving to the back, there would be a bold spoiler and redesigned taillight and bumper. Inside the cabin, Tigor Sport gets red accents on various places. The steering wheel, gear lever and seats feature red contrast stitching. There will be a dual-pod instrument cluster. Also black theme combined with red accents enhances its visual appeal. However, space remains same inside the cabin.
On the powertrain front, Tigor Sport would carry the same engine options as the regular model, but they will be re-tuned to churn out more power and torque output. The 1.2-litre turbocharged petrol engine could produce 110 hp of peak power and 170 Nm of peak torque. Also, a new transmission could be introduced to the Tigor Sport. So far, Tata Motors and Jayem Automotive are leaving no stones unturned in order to make the car appealing.
Expected India Launch: Mid-2018
Expected India Price: Rs. 4.70 lakh – Rs. 7.09 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi)