2021 Tata Tigor EV Unveiled In India; Bookings Open

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2021 Tata Tigor EV boasts Ziptron technology as the Nexon EV and it comes with a host of exterior and cabin revisions alongside having an improved range

Tata Motors has today consolidated its passenger electric vehicle portfolio with the unveiling of the updated Tigor EV in the Indian market and its prices will be announced on August 31. The sub-four-metre sedan comes with a host of changes inside and out and more important on the electric powertrain side courtesy of the Ziptron technology in a similar fashion to the best-selling Nexon EV.

The electric motor used in the 2021 Tata Tigor EV draws juice from a 26 kWh lithium-ion battery pack and is equipped with more than 30 connected car features as well including remote commands and remote diagnostics. It is claimed to have a tailor-made battery management system. Just as expected from Ziptron tech equipped EVs, the electrified sedan gets an IP67 rating with an 8-year or 1,60,000 km battery and motor warranty.

It must be noted that the Tata Tigor EV does not have any direct rival in its segment. Only last month, Tata introduced the Xpres-T EV for the taxi market with a driving range of up to 213 km on a single charge in two battery configurations. The new Tigor EV has been revealed with the signature Teal Blue colour and bookings have commenced today at select dealerships or through online for Rs. 21,000 initial token. 

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Vivek Srivatsa, Head-Marketing, Passenger and Electric Vehicles Business Unit, Tata Motors, said: “We are ecstatic to unveil our second electric car in the personal segment. With the all-new Tigor EV we want to lead this evolution to mainstream EVs in India with a message to all automotive enthusiasts to Evolve to Electric.” 

Tata says the upgraded Tigor EV can deliver a peak power output of 55 kW (73.7 hp) and 170 Nm of peak torque, and it can achieve zero to 60 kmph in 5.7 seconds. The 26 kWh Lithium-ion battery pack is said to be efficiently packaged to offer the highest onboard energy in the segment with handling aided by a lower centre of gravity and balanced suspension setup.2021 tata tigor electric-8

The Tigor EV is based on a platform with Rear Crash compatible structure and also complies with ODB 64 test standard. The impact-resistant battery pack casing complies with AIS – 048 standard for nail penetration at Cell Level. The zero-emission sedan is compatible with globally acceptable CCS2 charging protocol and can be fast-charged as well as slow charged from any 15 A plug point. 

It can fast charge from 0-80% in under 60 minutes and 8.5 hours using a standard charger. The Permanent Magnet Synchronous AC Motor as in the Nexon EV aids in instant torque balancing, and negotiating steep gradients. The automatic transmission with sport modes allows for spirited driving. As for safety, dual airbags, ABS with EBD, CSC, HAA and HDA are available.

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The features list comprises a seven-inch Harman touchscreen infotainment with four speakers and four tweeters, iRA connected car suite enabling remote commands, intrusion alert, remote cooling, charging status, time to full charge and remote diagnostics, standard FATC (Fully Automatic Temperature Control), electrically adjustable and foldable ORVMs. height-adjustable driver seat, smart key with push-button start, portable charging cable, 316 litres of bootspace expandable up to 375 litres, a tyre puncture kit, etc.