Tata Motors on Tuesday said it has christened its upcoming flagship SUV as Gravitas. Being the second vehicle built on the OMEGA (Optimal Modular Efficient Global Advanced) architecture, which is derived from Land Rover’s D8 platform, the Gravitas will set international level benchmarks in terms of performance, Tata Motors said in a statement.
“The Gravitas will up the ante in terms of luxury and performance and we are excited to launch this product to customers in February 2020. We are confident that the model will inspire and lead as a product among customers and industry alike,” Tata Motors President Passenger Vehicle Business Unit Mayank Pareek said.
The company’s SUV Harrier is also based on Land Rover’s D8 platform.
Recently, the Indian auto manufacturer 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.
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)
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