The country’s largest automaker Tata Motors is all set to launch its affordable micro SUV Tata Punch in the domestic market. For the past several days, the company has been releasing different teasers of this SUV, in which its look and design have been exposed. Now its launch timeline has got a new indication.
In fact, while replying to a user on the social networking site Twitter, the company’s official handle was told that, the company can launch it in the festive season on the occasion of Diwali. It will be a 5-seater compact SUV, which is all set to rock the festive season this time. Accordingly, the company can present it by the first week of November, because this year Diwali will be celebrated on November 4.
How will the new micro SUV Tata Punch be:
It is reported that many such features can be given in the new Tata Punch that will be seen for the first time in the segment. It will be given multiple terrain modes, which are mostly seen in expensive and premium models. Not only this, the company says that this car will also be the top in safety and it will be one of the safest cars in the country.
The Tata Punch is the first vehicle from the company to be built on ALFA-ARC (Agile Light Flexible Advanced Architecture), built under the Impact 2.0 design language. The company has given it a bold look, it has been given daytime running lights (DRL’s) and wide bonnet like Tata Harrier. Its attractive alloy wheels enhance the side profile. Although this SUV is small in size, the large wheel arches help it to run on all kinds of road conditions. It has 16 inch wheels.
No information has been shared about the interior of this SUV yet. But it is believed that it will be similar to the concept model. It can be given a steering wheel like Tata Altroz. Apart from this, other features like HVAC control, semi-digital instrument cluster can also be given in it. The company can offer Tata’s iRA Connected Car Technology with a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system on its dashboard.
As far as the engine is concerned, a 1.2-litre petrol engine can be used in it, which generates 83bhp power and 114Nm torque. This engine comes mated to a 5 speed manual transmission gearbox. The company can also launch it in the market with an automatic gearbox. This SUV will come with a naturally aspirated as well as a turbo engine. This SUV can also be launched with a 1.2 liter turbo petrol engine.
What will be the price:
However, it is a bit difficult to say anything about the price of Tata Punch before the launch. But it is believed that the company can launch it at a price of up to Rs 5 lakh. Once in the market, this micro SUV will directly compete with the Maruti Ignis. Although in many ways this SUV will be better than this.