Find out what’s new and exciting in the refreshed avatar of Tata Tigor EV. See exterior & interior features, powertrain and launch details, and more.
Tata Motors has previewed the latest version of the Tigor EV, which is a more premium version of the fleet-specific Xpres-T. The new Tata Tigor EV will be officially launched on August 31, 2021, however, Tata has given a glimpse of how the vehicle will look in and out. Also revealed are a majority of the details of the new more-powerful Ziptron powertrain, which will power the Tigor EV.
2021 Tata Tigor EV – Exterior Changes
The new Tata Tigor EV is basically a more premium version of the Tata Xpres-T EV, which itself is based on the regular IC-engine version of the Tigor. The new Tigor EV comes with a closed grille theme with tri-arrow design embellishments on its sides. The headlamps now come with projector bulbs, with sleek daytime running LEDs placed adjacent to the fog lamps on the front bumper.
The Tigor EV rides on 14-inch steel wheels which are covered with wheel caps mimicking alloy wheels. The Tata Tigor EV comes with contrasting blue highlights on the front grille, fog lamp housings, wheel caps and rear profile. The other highlights of the side profile of the car are chrome finished shoulder line and blacked out rear view mirrors.
2021 Tata Tigor EV – Interior Changes
The Tata Tigor EV shares its interior layout with the standard Tigor. However, to make it look like an EV-specific cabin, the interior too comes with blue highlights around AC vents and instrument console.
Much like the cabin of the regular Tigor, the Tigor EV also has dual tone black and ivory white finish for the cabin. It gets features like 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple Carplay and Android Auto, multi-functional steering wheel, fully digital instrument console, automatic climate control, push button start, Harman sound system and a rotary knob gear selector. The Tigor EV further gets connected car tech too.
2021 Tata Tigor EV – Powertrain
Compared to the 40 kW electric motor in the Xpres-T, the new Tata Tigor EV sources its power from a 55 kW (75 PS) electric motor, which pumps out a torque output of 170 Nm. The battery pack capacity too has gone up from 21.5 kWh in the Xpres-T to 26 kWh in the Tigor EV. While Tata hasn’t revealed the maximum driving range of the Tigor EV, it will certainly be higher than the ARAI-claimed 213 km range of Xpres-T. The battery pack of the new Ziptron powertrain of the Tigor EV has a manufacturer warranty of 8 years/1.6 lakh km.