This Tata Tiger Electric Car The model has been revised and a new name has been provided for fleet buyers. The updated electric sedans are now retailed under the new Xpres brand specifically for fleet operators, and the brand will see more future models in its product portfolio. Tigor EV is now renamed Xpres-T EV, and reservations will be opened soon.The styling changes of the facelifted electric car are consistent with the facelift Tigor Launched last year. It continues to be offered in normal and extended range specifications-the latter all have larger batteries.
- The updated Tigor EV is powered by a 30kW (41hp) 70V induction motor
- There are two models to choose from
- There is now a charging socket installed on the grille
Tata Xpres-T EV (Tigor EV facelift): appearance changes
As mentioned above, the Xpres-T EV has received the same appearance changes as the facelifted Tigor compact sedan. However, the EV will get a unique touch, such as blue highlights and a closed grille with a three-arrow pattern. In addition, there is now a charging socket located in the grille, just like on some other electric cars sold in the country.
The cab of the Xpres-T EV is also the same as the standard Tigor. The notable difference is that the blue highlight and “state of charge” meters replace the traditional RPM meters.
Tata Xpres-T EV (Tigor EV facelift): Electric motor and battery pack
Xpres-T EV will provide two battery pack options-16.5kWh for the standard version and 21.5kWh for the extended range version. The battery powers the 70V three-phase induction motor, which outputs 30kW (41hp) and 105Nm of torque-the same as the Tigor EV before the refurbishment. Tata claims that the updated extended range model has the same 213 km range (ARAI). Interestingly, the standard electric car now offers a range of 165 kilometers-higher than the 143 kilometers of the upcoming Tigor electric car.
As for charging, Tata claims that the 0-80% charging time for standard and extended range battery packs is 90 minutes and 110 minutes, with fast chargers.
Tata Xpres-T EV (Tigor EV facelift): variants and equipment
According to Tata’s website, Xpres-T EV will offer two styles-XM+ and XT+. The XM variant includes dual airbags, ABS, rear parking sensors, LED taillights, 14-inch steel wheels, ecological and sports drive modes, automatic climate control, power windows, and Harman audio system with Bluetooth connectivity.
The higher XT+ variant adds 14-inch alloy wheels, electrically adjustable rearview mirrors and remote locking.
The previously available entry-level XE interior has been removed from the lineup. The Tigor EV after the facelift will not have direct competition in the market.
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