Geneva Motor Show has always been special for Tata Motors. The Indian automotive giant started its journey by unveiling the Indica, which is the brand’s first passenger car in 1998. The 89th Geneva Motor Show that will start on 5th March will get to see a host of new unveilings by Tata. Here is a list of all the four cars that will be unveiled by Tata Motors at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show.
The Tata Altroz is based on the 45X concept that was first showcased at the 2018 Auto Expo. It will be a premium hatchback, which will take on the likes of Maruti Suzuki Baleno, Hyundai Elite i20 and the Honda Jazz in the Indian market.
The Tata Altroz name was officially announced by Tata recently is expected to get a lot of design inspiration from the 45X concept. The Altroz is expected to get powered by a 1.2-litre turbocharged petrol engine and a 1.5-litre diesel engine. It is also expected to get a dual-clutch transmission with the petrol-powered variants.
Tata H7X is the seven-seater version of the Harrier and will be launched in the Indian market later this year. The official name of H7X is not announced yet but there are several reports that claim that it will be known as Buzzard. Tata released the teaser introduction video of the H7X but later took it down.
It will get a flatter roofline and a more sophisticated design. It will get the same engine and transmission options as the Tata Harrier. However, there are strong chances that Tata will introduce a six-speed automatic transmission with the H7X, which will be introduced in the Harrier at a later stage too.
Tata 45X EV
The regular version of the 45X will be known as the Altroz but the electrified version of the 45X can get a different name altogether. Tata is working on the electric version of the 45X that is expected to be launched by 2021. It will be revealed at the Geneva Motor Show. Tata may launch the 45X EV in the international markets earlier than the Indian launch due to the growing popularity of electric vehicles in the European markets. The EV is expected to get a range of around 250 km.
The Tata Hornbill will be the entry-level SUV from the brand that will be positioned below the Tata Nexon. It is internally known as the Hornbill X445 and will make use of the Advanced Modular Platform. It will get the IMPACT 2.0 design and will get a host of features.
The Hornbill will take on the Maruti Suzuki’s upcoming SUV that will be based on the Future-S concept and existing vehicles like the Mahindra KUV100. The Hornbill is expected to be launched next year in the Indian market. The micro-SUV will get powered by a 1.05-litre diesel and a 1.2-litre petrol engines that already power the Tata Tiago.