2021 Tata Tigor EV India Unveil Highlights: eVerito rival now with more power, new features

2021 Tata Tigor EV Sedan India Unveil Highlights: The new Tigor EV gets the same Ziptron powertrain that also runs the Nexon EV. Here are the highlights from the event.

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2021 Tata Tigor EV India Unveil Highlights: The new Tata Tigor EV has been unveiled finally. Arguably, the biggest highlight of the new model is the improved range but the company chose to keep the figure a mystery and might reveal it on the day of launch. The Tigor EV will be positioned below the Nexon EV in the company’s electric vehicle portfolio for India. A few days back, the company had announced the Xpres-T EV but the same is intended to be sold to fleet operators only. The Tata Tigor EV, on the other hand, can be purchased by private owners and will use the same Ziptron powertrain that also propels the Nexon EV. Power, however, has been detuned to 75 hp while the battery pack is of 26kWh capacity. The new Tigor EV also has fast charging capabilities for better convenience of the customers.

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    12:38 (IST)18 Aug 2021
    Price announcement later, thanks for joining!

    Prices for the new 2021 Tata Tigor EV are expected to be announced towards the end of this month. Thank you for joining. Until next time!

    12:01 (IST)18 Aug 2021
    Interiors of the new 2021 Tata Tigor EV

    Interiors of the new 2021 Tata Tigor EV have also been revealed and these certainly look nice and clean. Blue accents have been given all around that give a pleasant feeling and keeps you reminding that this is an electric vehicle. Key features inside include automatic climate control, 7-inch touchscreen with Harman sound system that comes with 4 speakers and 4 tweeters. 

    11:39 (IST)18 Aug 2021
    Bookings open, sales start on 31st August

    Bookings for the new 2021 Tata Tigor EV have begun at a minimum token amount of Rs 21,000 and the sales will commence starting the 31st of August. If you are someone interesting in buying the new Tigor EV, you can book the same from the company's official website or selected Tata Motors' showrooms that are accepting bookings for this vehicle.

    11:31 (IST)18 Aug 2021
    "Safest Electric Sedan in India"

    Tata Motors goes on to claim that the new 2021 Tigor EV is the safest electric sedan in the country right now. The EV comes with an impact-resistant battery pack casing and a solid structure to prevent the chances of a mishap.

    11:26 (IST)18 Aug 2021
    0 to 60 kmph in 5.7 seconds

    The new 2021 Tata Tigor EV can do a sprint from 0 to 60 kmph in 5.7 seconds. The electric car comes with a 26 kWh lithium-ion battery pack and the EV gets over 30 connected car features as well including remote commands and remote diagnostics for better convenience of the customers. 

    11:20 (IST)18 Aug 2021
    Safety Features of new 2021 Tata Tigor EV

    The new 2021 Tata Tigor EV gets safety features in the form of hill ascent, hill descent control, dual airbags, ABS with EBD and also, CSC or Cornering Stability Control. Moreover, you get an IP67 rated battery pack and motor.  

    11:13 (IST)18 Aug 2021
    Charging Details

    The new Tata Tigor EV can be charged from 0 to 80 percent in around 1 hour through a fast charger. On the other hand, a regular charger will take approximately 8.5 hours to charge the battery of the vehicle from 0 to 80 percent. The car can be charged from a 15A socket as well that is easily available in our homes and offices. 

    11:10 (IST)18 Aug 2021
    8 Year Battery, Motor Warranty under Ziptron

    Tata Motors says that it is offering 8-year warranty for the battery and motor when it comes to the Ziptron powertrain. The said powertrain comes with liquid-cooled power electronics for extracting the maximum possible onboard power. The battery pack and motor of Ziptron architecture are IP67 rated. That said, Bye-bye monsoon worries!

     

    11:06 (IST)18 Aug 2021
    Event starts. Over 8,500 Tata EVs on roads

    The unveiling event of the new 2021 Tata Tigor EV has started. The company says that it has sold over 8,500 electric vehicles out of which 6,000 units are of the Nexon EV. The company says that the Nexon EV customers have collectively driven more than 35 million kilometers till date. This has helped in saving over 35 kilo tons on CO2 emissions, which is equivalent to planting half a million trees, the company says. 

    10:51 (IST)18 Aug 2021
    10 Minutes Left!

    Just 10 minutes to go for the unveiling event of the new 2021 Tata Tigor EV to start! As already mentioned, the event will be hosted online with the Covid-19 pandemic in place and hence, all manufacturers are avoiding physical gatherings as much as they can. The countdown for the event begins!

    10:31 (IST)18 Aug 2021
    Expected price and key rival

    The new 2021 Tata Tigor EV is expected to be launched in India at a price of close to Rs 11 lakh. The facelifted model will have only one electric car to compete with, which is the Mahindra e-Verito. The full unveiling will take place soon, so keep watching this space for all the action.

    10:19 (IST)18 Aug 2021
    A few minutes to go for the event to start!

    The unveiling event of the new 2021 Tata Tigor EV is all set to start in just a few minutes from now. With the Covid-19 pandemic in place, the company chose to host the event online. How many of you are waiting for the new Tigor EV and are actually thinking to buy one? We would love to know! 

    10:06 (IST)18 Aug 2021
    2021 Tata Tigor EV Key Features

    The teaser video suggests that the new Tigor EV will get 14-inch steel wheels with covers having blue accents and also, projector headlamps with LED DRLs. Inside the cabin of the new Tigor EV you can expect to see a touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support along with a Harman sound system that should surely cherish the audiophiles. Moreover, the Tigor EV will get automatic climate control, keyless entry with push-button start and also, electrically adjustable ORVMs. More details to be revealed soon, so stay tuned.

    09:49 (IST)18 Aug 2021
    To get fast charging as well

    The new 2021 Tata Tigor EV will also get fast charging capabilities for better convenience to the customers. As already mentioned, the EV will get a 30.2kWh battery pack that should be good enough to deliver a range of close to 300km on a single full charge. Thanks to fast charging, the battery on the new 2021 Tata Tigor EV should be able to get charged from 0 to 80 percent in a little over an hour. 

    09:42 (IST)18 Aug 2021
    Watch the new Tata Tigor EV in action

    The new Tata Tigor EV was teased a few days back through a video in which one can see the all-electric sedan taking the hill sections with ease. Moreover, the Nexon EV was also seen in the video, and this further cements the possibility that the new Tigor EV will share its powertrain with the former. As the launch is still a few minutes away, enjoy the teaser video in the meantime.

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    09:38 (IST)18 Aug 2021
    Tigor EV to share powertrain with Nexon EV

    The new 2021 Tata Tigor EV will share its Ziptron powertrain with the Nexon EV and hence, the former in all certainty will offer a better range and performance than the previous model. The power output, however, might be detuned to close to 100 hp while the battery capacity is expected to remain the same. More details soon! 

    08:51 (IST)18 Aug 2021
    Why the need for an update?

    Tata Motors first introduced the Tigor EV all-electric sedan for the government officials and fleet operators a few years. But with growing competition in the EV space and to offer it to the private owners as well, Tata Motors is now bringing an improved range version of the Tigor EV. The said model will share the Ziptron powertrain with the Nexon EV but with a detuned power output of under 100 hp.

    08:43 (IST)18 Aug 2021
    Welcome to Tata Tigor EV LIVE Blog!

    Good morning ladies and gentlemen and welcome to the LIVE blog of the new Tata Tigor EV. The company is going to unveil a new and improved version of its electric sedan and its biggest highlight would be the improved range, which in all certainty would be close to 300 km. So sit back and enjoy the proceedings as we bring you minute-to-minute updates from the event.  

    The new 2021 Tata Tigor EV all-electric sedan addresses the range and performance concerns that the previous model had.

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