Sipradi Trading, the sole distributors of Tata Motors, recently launched the new premium compact sedan, 2018 Tigor, at a starting price of Rs.27.55 lakhs for the petrol variant.
The new Tigor is available in four variants: XEO, XMO, XZO and XZ+, and in six shades: Egyptian Blue, Roman Silver, Espresso Brown, Berry Red, Pearlescent White and Titanium Grey.
Though there are not many mechanical changes compared to the previous Tigor, the latest Tigor mainly has contemporary aesthetic updates to the exterior and interior.
The new Tigor looks stylish from outside with its break free coupe-like roofline, dual chamber projector headlamps with sparkling chrome finish, chrome-lined door handles and diamond patterned front grille with a chrome accented bottom grill. The diamond cut 15-inch alloy wheels are offered in an impressive dual tone colour scheme and the outside rare view mirrors get LED turn indicators with auto fold function.
Along with the stylish exteriors, the interiors of Tigor has premium black and grey interior theme paired with titanium colour faux leather seats, premium knitted roof liner and rear armrest with cup holders, which come as a standard feature.
Adding to the list of standard features is the height adjustable driver’s seat, scooping out front seat backs for legroom and head and elbowroom for rear passengers. The car is also equipped with a fully automatic temperature control (FATC) with uniform cooling all around the cabin and a boot space of 419 litres.
Tata claims that the Tigor is equipped with the next generation Human Machine Interface (HMI) and user experience with a 7-inch touch screen infotainment with android auto from Harman. Along with these, the car comes equipped with four speakers and four4 tweeters providing good surround sound experience. The company states every detail of the sound system has been precisely tuned by Harman golden ear certified auto experts to maximise the interior acoustics of each specific cabin, taking a leap towards auditory perfection and setting new standards for the ultimate in-cabin listening pleasure.
TataTigor embraces energy absorbing body structure using high strength steel and comes with a safe and reliable architecture with cocoon like safety cell for its passengers. The car has dual airbags and Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) and Corner Stability Control (CSC) as a standard feature.
As for the engine and performance, the new generation Tigor carries 1.2L Revotron petrol engine which Tata says has been further refined and optimised to deliver better performance and lower noise, vibration and harshness (NVH). The engine delivers power of 84bhp@6000rpm and torque of 114Nm@3500rpm.The company also has made improvements in transmission assembly to reduce vibrations and Multi-Drive Modes continue to be offered as part of the Tata Motors’ product DNA to ensure a comfortable and pleasant drive experience.