Tata Motors recently launched the facelifted models of the Tata Tiago and Tigor JTP in India. The performance-oriented cars were first launched by the brand in October last year in partnership with Jayem Automotives. The newly launched facelifted models get several new features and other tweaks to improve the overall package. However, the prices of both the cars have also been increased significantly. The Tata Tiago JTP is now priced at Rs 6.69 lakh while the Tata Tigor JTP now costs Rs 7.59 lakh. Tata has also released an all-new TVC of the facelifted JTP twins which can be checked out below.
The TVC shows both the Tiago JTP and the Tigor JTP being driven around enthusiastically and pushed hard by the drivers. This is to drive the point home that the JTP models can let you have fun while driving in the city. Both the cars are powered by the same engine, which is the 1.2-litre, turbocharged three-cylinder engine that does the duty on Nexon. This engine churns out 112 Bhp of power here along with a peak torque of 150 Nm and comes mated to a 5-speed manual transmission.
In the recent update, the transmission on these JTP models has been tweaked and the final gear ratios have changed to provide better low-end torque and improve the mid-range grunt. Talking about other mechanical changes on the JTP models over their regular counterparts, the cars get a stiffer, sportier suspension setup that helps to make them a great handler. Talking about the other changes made on the JTP twins, the exteriors are almost the same save for a few minor changes here and there.
The interiors are where the company has made a more significant change. Both the cars now get features like power-folding ORVMs, contrasting colours on the ORVMs, automatic climate control system, touchscreen infotainment console with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity and a few minor changes. The Tata Tigor JTP also gets a shark fin antenna on the roof. Mechanically though, both cars remain unchanged.
The JTP twins also get a piano black console in the centre along with a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system mounted on the dashboard centre. The seats are also wrapped in dual-tone upholstery. JTP insignia on several places inside the car add to the overall sporty appeal of these cars. inside the cabin that adds the sporty touch. Other features include an automatic climate control system, a 3-spoke multi-function steering wheel, twin-pod instrument cluster and aluminium pedals. Overall, the JTP twins are a good option if you want a sporty car without spending a bomb for said.