The new Tata Tigor EV starts at Rs 1.199 lakh

Nishmanya Bahadur

new Tata Tagore electric carPowered by the automaker’s Ziptron EV powertrain technology, it has just been launched with a starting price of 1.199 million rupees (except for the Indian showroom). The car offers three decorations-XE, XM and XZ+. The 2021 model is aimed at private buyers, not the previous version of the government and fleet operators. Bookings for Tigor EV have been started through Tata dealers and online.

Recently launched Xpres-T The Tigor EV version (also based on the modified Tigor) is only for fleet operators.

Tata Tigor EV price (ex-showroom, India)
Variants Price
XE Rs 1.199 lakh
XM Rs 1.249 lakh
XZ+ Rs 1.299 lakh
XZ+ dual tone 13.14 lakh rupees
  • Use the new 75hp Ziptron powertrain
  • Based on Tigor facelift
  • Fast charging can charge 0-80% in 1 hour

2021 Tata Tigor EV: Powertrain and charging

The power system is the new power of the 2021 Tigor EV. It uses Tata’s advanced Ziptron high-voltage 300V+ architecture, which uses a permanent magnet synchronous motor that can produce 75hp and 170Nm. These output data allow 5.7 seconds (claimed) from 0 to 60kph.

The battery pack of Tigor EV is a 26kWh lithium-ion battery pack, which, together with the electric motor, reaches IP67 waterproof and dustproof standards. The new Ziptron technology also enables Tigor EV to be charged quickly. Using the above charger, Tigor EV can be charged from 0% to 80% in 60 minutes. To give customers peace of mind, Tata also provides an 8-year/1,60,000 km warranty for batteries and motors.

Ziptron Tigor EV’s claimed ARAI cruising range is 306 kilometers, which is much higher than the 142 kilometers and 213 kilometers of cruising range of the standard and extended versions of the old model.

The following is a comparison of the power system and battery of the new Tigor EV with the Xpres-T and the Tigor EV before the facelift.

Tata Tigor EV specifications comparison
2021 Tagore Electric Car 2021 Xpres-T Tigor EV before facelift
Power/torque 75hp/170Nm 41hp/105Nm 41hp/105Nm
battery capacity 26kWh 16.5kWh/21.5kWh 16.2kWh/21.5kWh
Range (ARAI) 306 km 165 km/213 km 142 km/213 km

2021 Tata Tigor EV: exterior design

In terms of styling, the new Tigor EV is based on standards Tiger facelift This was launched early last year. Although it looks very similar to the ICE (internal combustion engine) version, there are some key differences. The largest of these is a glossy black panel with an electric blue hue, which replaces the traditional grille.

The Tigor EV’s headlights and 15-inch alloy wheels also have blue highlights and a new design. Compared with X-Pres T, the new Tigor EV is also equipped with a projector headlamp and an improved fog lamp housing, and LED daytime running lights are integrated in the front bumper. Tigor EV is available in two colors-Signature Teal Blue and Daytona Grey.

2021 Tata Tigor EV: Interior and features

Inside, the cabin design looks very similar to Standard TigerHowever, Tata also gave the Tigor EV a blue hue to the interior to help distinguish it from its gasoline-powered brother models. The gear lever is also replaced by the rotary dial used to drive the mode selector.

In terms of equipment, Tigor EV is equipped with a 7.0-inch touch screen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, iRA connected car technology, 4 speakers and 4 tweeters, automatic climate control and a digital dashboard. In terms of safety, Tigor EV is equipped with dual airbags, ABS with EBD, rear parking sensors, rear parking cameras and seat belt reminders.Tata even won 4 star global NCAP rating For Tigor EV.

2021 Tata Tigor EV: Price and Competitors

Tata Tigor EV Ziptron is reasonably priced, lower than Tata’s current most affordable mass market EV—— Nexans electric car (13.99-16.85 lakh rupees). This means that Tigor EV is now the most affordable electric car that private buyers in India can buy. This pricing and the lack of many EV models in our market means that Tigor EV currently does not have any direct competitors.

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