7 new Tata cars & SUVs coming to the 2018 Indian Auto Expo

Tata Motors has launched a few fantastic products in the recent times. With the cars like Tiago, Hexa and the Nexon, Tata Motors is slowly capturing the market back. There are many new cars lined-up from the manufacturer in the future. Here are seven of them that will be showcased at the Auto Expo.

Q501

Codenamed as Q501, the all-new SUV from Tata will take on the likes of Mahindra XUV 500 in the market. The new vehicle will be the first vehicle that will be launched in the market that has been developed with the Tata-JLR partnership. The car has been caught testing in India with Discovery Sport body on it.

The Q501 will use the same LR550 platform used by the Discovery Sport. The SUV will also get SUV components from the Discovery Sport. It is expected to be powered by a 2.0-litre Multijet diesel engine sourced from Fiat that also powers the Jeep Compass in India.

Q502

The Q502 will be the flagship of Tata brand in India. The 7-seater SUV will be a full-size SUV that is expected to take on the likes of Toyota Fortuner in the Indian market. The Q502 will be the long-wheelbase version of the Q501 and will get a similar list of features. The engine the platform will remain same as the Q501.

Tiago Sport

Tata Tiago sales have been increasing every month now, and the manufacturer also launched the AMT version of the vehicle. Tata is now planning to launch the Tiago Sport, and it may come next year. The car will get a body kit with a new bumper that will add sportiness. The 1.2-litre turbocharged engine that powers the Nexon is expected on the Tiago Sport too.

X451

Render of X451

The Tiago is doing good in the market, but Tata is still missing from the premium hatchback segment. The X451 will become the first vehicle to be launched on Tata’s new Advanced Modular Platform (AMP). The X451 gets a very futuristic design with inputs from Tata’s Indian and European design teams.

The car is expected to be powered by the new 1.5-litre engine that is available with the 1.5-litre engine that is available with the Nexon. There will be a 1.2-litre turbocharged from the Nexon as well. The concept version of the vehicle is expected to be showcased at the Auto Expo 2018.

 

Nexon AMT

The Nexon proved to a success for Tata Motors. However, the Indian company does not offer an automatic transmission with the Nexon yet. Recently, the Nexon AMT had been spotted at one of the Tata dealerships, and the car will be showcased at the Auto Expo 2018. Currently, the Nexon is available with a 6-speed manual transmission with the petrol and diesel engines. The AMT will be most likely be a 6-speed AMT unit.

Tiago electric

Tata has revealed the Tiago electric for the UK market during the LCV exhibition. The Tiago electric has been developed by the European technical centre. It is powered by an 85 kWh engine that develops a maximum of 200 Nm. The car can do 0-100 km/h in just 11 seconds and can reach a top speed of 135 km/h. With the electric car market going forward in India, Tata may bring the Tiago electric to make its portfolio stronger.

Pelican

The Pelican is the all-new version of the Tata Nano that will come with new features to attract customers. The Pelican may get a different body style with larger headlamps and sportier stance than the Nano. Changes like the repositioning of the speedometer will be done to make it more suitable for the market too. Tata may also launch the Pelican as an electric vehicle.