After having a successful stint with the new Nexon EV, Tata Motors is going to expand the range of Ziptron-powered electric vehicles with the new Tigor EV. Compared to the already existing flee-specific electric version of the Tigor, the Xpres-T, the new Tata Tigor EV packs in a slew of advancements to cater to a bigger audience.
Following are the five main enhancements which the new Tata Tigor EV possesses over the more basic Tata Xpres-T:
Looks More Premium Over The Xpres-T
Both the X-Pres T and Tigor EV are based on the regular version of the Tata Tigor. However, the Tigor EV looks more premium with the presence of projector headlamps, daytime running LEDs, fog lamps and 14-inch black-and-silver wheel caps which look like alloy wheels.
Is Better Equipped On The Inside Over The Xpres-T
Compared to the Xpres-T, the list of features on the inside of the Tigor EV is longer. The car comes with a fully digital instrument console, 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple Carplay and Android Auto, automatic climate control, rotary knob gear lever, multi-functional steering wheel and push button start. In terms of safety too, the Tigor EV comes standard with dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, reverse parking sensors, hill start assist and hill descent control.
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Blue Highlights In and Out
To distinguish its visual appeal as an electric car over the regular one, the Tata Tigor EV features blue highlights on the lower portion of the grille, fog lamp housings, wheel caps and boot lid. On the inside too, the blue highlights are present around the AC vents and instrument console.
Bigger Electric Motor
The Tata Tigor EV features Ziptron technology for its powertrain, which promises enhanced levels of performance and range than ever before. The new Tigor EV is powered by a 55.1 kW (75 PS) electric motor, which is significantly more powerful than the 40 kW motor of the Xpres-T. The maximum torque output of the new Ziptron powertrain is rated at 170 Nm.
Bigger Battery Pack
In addition to the motor, Tata Motors has also upsized the battery pack of the Tigor EV. It now packs in a 26 kWh battery, as opposed to the 21.5 kWh battery pack of the Xpres-T. Tata Motors hasn’t disclosed the driving range of the new battery pack, which will hopefully be revealed at the time of its launch. However, it should be considerably more than the ARAI-claimed 213 km range of the Xpres-T.