Tata Motors on Wednesday launched Tigor EV with an extended range to cater to both fleet and personal segment customers with price starting at Rs 9.44 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi after deducting government subsidies).
The vehicle, which now comes with 213 km of range, qualifies for incentives under the FAME II scheme for commercial usage.The model, which comes in three trims, would be available across 30 cities.
"Tigor EV Extended Range model aptly addresses the requirements of longer range applications and also provides higher revenue earning potential for our commercial customers," Tata Motors Head-Sales Electric Vehicle Business Ashesh Dhar said in a statement.
The new version builds on the success of the earlier Tigor EV, which is already deployed with several fleets and government departments, he added.
"This launch reinforces our commitment towards sustainable mobility solutions in the country," Dhar said. The earlier version of Tigor EV used to come with a range of 142 km.
It is to be noted that Tata is retailing the Tigor EV only to cab aggregators and fleet operators currently. However, it will be available for private buyers soon.Tata Tigor EV is available in white, blue and silver colour options.
It is powered by 72 V 3-Phase AC Induction Motor that churns out 30 kW (41 PS) and 105 Nm of torque. The car comes with a 16.2 kWh battery capacity and does 0-60 km/hr in 12 seconds. The Tigor EV can hit a top speed of 80 km/hr and earlier it had a certified full charge range of 142 km which has now enhanced to 213 km.
(With inputs from PTI)