Following the stupendous success of the Nexon EV, which today commands a nearly 70% share in the burgeoning Indian EV market, Tata Motors is now gearing up to launch its second EV offering for the personal segment – the all-new Tigor EV. The Company today unveiled the EV avatar of its Electric Sedan in the signature Teal Blue colour. Powered by its well-proven state–of-the-art high voltage electric architecture – Ziptron, the Tigor EV has been developed based on three pillars of Technology, Comfort and Safety.
Ziptron is at the heart of Tata Motors’ revolutionary electric vehicles and encapsulates all the virtues of its electric vehicle technology. This technology has enabled Tata Motors to dispel, to a large degree, the concerns surrounding the EVs today with respect to power, monsoon usage, reliability, suitability for long distance driving, frequency of charging and so on. It is built on 5 strong pillars of Performance, Technology, Reliability, Charging and Comfort. Owing to advanced EV technology Ziptron the Tigor EV comes with an ARAI certified range of 306 kms (under standard testing conditions).
The Tigor EV gives a peak power output of 55 kW and a peak torque of 170 Nm and does 0 to 60 kmph in 5.7 seconds resulting in a zippy and exciting drive for all occupants. The Ziptron technology delivers a high performance through an energy efficient motor which offers flat torque from the get go leading to a ‘zippy’ driving experience. Its Permanent Magnet Synchronous AC Motor delivers instant torque balancing performance and efficiency. It can negotiate the steepest of gradients with little or no effort. Automatic transmission with sport modes provides customer with a choice of an efficient or a spirited drive as the situation or mood demands.
The Tigor EV comes equipped with a 26 kWh high energy density Lithium-ion battery pack which is packaged with efficient liquid-cooled power electronics for extracting maximum on-board power. A 7” HARMAN Touchscreen infotainment with 4 speakers and 4 tweeters provides best-in-segment connectivity and infotainment. The connected car suite, iRA is also offered with 30+ features including remote commands, intrusion alert, remote cooling, charging status, time to full charge and remote diagnostics.
Ziptron has been driven and proven, over 35 Million KMs of real-world conditions across diverse and challenging Indian terrain. The IP 67 rated battery pack and motor of Ziptron EV architecture makes it weatherproof and gives it a worry-proof performance. If that wasn’t enough, the Tigor EV comes with an 8-year and 160,000 KM battery and motor warranty, for complete peace of mind.
Efficient Energy Management – Tigor EV deploys unique software strategies perfected over millions of kilometres to extract maximum energy from its battery pack. It is also equipped with industry-leading low rolling resistance tyres with 10% lower rolling losses. The Tigor EV deploys an Efficient Regeneration Strategy that has been fine-tuned following the real-world testing in Indian traffic conditions.
The Tigor EV is compatible with globally acceptable CCS2 charging protocol and can be fast charged as well as slow charged from any 15 A plug point. When opting for fast charging, it will only take about an hour to charge from 0% to 80% capacity. For home charging, it takes approximately 8.5 hours to charge from 0% to 80% capacity.
The Tigor EV is GNCAP 4 star certified, making it the safest sedan in its segment. The Tigor EV is predicated on a proven platform with Rear Crash compatible structure and complies with ODB 64 test standards. The Impact-Resistant Battery Pack casing of the Tigor EV complies with AIS – 048 standards for nail penetration at cell level.
The standard safety features like Dual airbags, ABS with EBD and Corner Stability Control and Hill ascent assist & Hill descent assist are available in the Tigor EV
Second-to-none comfort – Carrying a silent cabin and spacious interiors with ample headroom and legroom for comfortable seating, the Tigor EV offers a superior driving dynamics and handling aided by lower centre of gravity and balanced suspension setup ensuring a comfortable ride. The upmarket FATC is offered as standard. It comes with electrically adjustable and foldable ORVMs. Height adjustable driver seat, providing optimum driving position for multiple drivers. It is equipped with smart key with push button start. Portable charging cable is standard on every Tigor EV.
Its boot space of 316 litres is expandable up to 375 litres based on the option of removing the spare wheel. The Company will also provide customers a tyre puncture kit.
The Tigor EV comes in 3 trims – XE, XM, XZ+ (with dual-tone option available in XZ+) and 2 exciting colours: Signature Teal Blue and Daytona Grey.
Moreover, Tata is also working on the CNG version of Tigor to widen its customer base by offering more fuel choices to customers. All details related variants, features and pricing is to follow soon.
Tata Tigor EV ex-showroom prices:
XE – Rs. 11.99 lakh
XM – Rs. 12.49 lakh
XZ+ – Rs. 12.99 lakh
XZ+ Dual Tone – Rs. 13.14 lakh