Tata Motors on August 31 launched its second EV offering for the personal segment – the all-new Tigor EV. The company had unveiled the EV avatar of Tigor in the signature Teal Blue colour, on August 18.
Tigor EV makes its debut following the stupendous success of Tata Nexon EV, which today commands nearly 70-pc share in the market, according to a company press release.
Following the footstep of its ICE sibling, Tigor EV has also been lauded by GNCAP with a 4 star rating for adult and child occupant protection. The new EV features Tata Motors’ proprietary high voltage EV architecture, Ziptron, and is built on the three strong pillars of Technology, Comfort, and Safety, said the release.
Mr. Shailesh Chandra, President, PVBU, Tata Motors, said, “The Tigor EV is a perfect option for all aspiring sedan buyers who are looking to own a vehicle that is technologically advanced, comfortable and high on safety standards, while also being an environmental-friendly commute, making it an irresistible choice for the buyers.”
Providing an optimal range, the new Tigor EV has an extended ARAI-certified range of 306 km making it more desirable for personal commute. Armed with stunning design, class leading safety coupled with comfort and thrilling performance, Tigor EV delivers a peak power output of 55 kW and a peak torque of 170 Nm and is powered by a 26-kWh liquid-cooled, high energy density battery pack and an IP 67 rated battery pack and motor to make it weather and worry-proof.
The release said Tigor EV is being offered in three variants: XE, XM, XZ+ which come with an eight- year and 1,60,000 km battery and motor warranty. It also delivers superior driving dynamics and balanced suspension for sharper handling. Other features include electrically adjustable and foldable ORVMs, smart key with push button start and portable charging cable, it added.
The car is compatible with globally acceptable CCS2 charging protocol and can be fast-charged as well as slow-charged from any 15 A plug point.
In addition to a silent cabin, spacious interiors with ample headroom and legroom for comfortable seating, Tigor EV comes packed with technology across its powertrain, infotainment, connectivity and charging, all while promising a comfortable, and smooth drive.