Tata Motors is one of the leading car manufacturer in India. They have a variety of products and are known for making well built and safe cars. Tata is also the biggest seller of electric vehicles in the country currently. Tata’ Nexon EV is currently the best selling electric SUV and contributes around 90 percent to this segment. Tata also launched their second electric car Tigor EV in personal EV segment. It is clear that Tata has taken electric vehicle segment quite seriously and in future we expect to see more electric vehicles from the brand. Tata also unveiled their upcoming micro SUV Punch and it is expected to hit Indian market later this month. Here we have a video that shows how Tata Punch would look like, if it were to be launched as an EV.
The video has been published by SRK Designs on their YouTube channel. As Tata is taking electric vehicles seriously, we won’t be surprised if Tata decides to come up with an electric version of Punch in future. For now, this is just a product of artist’s imagination.
The overall look of the car remains the same. Artist makes some cosmetic changes to give it an EV like look. Starting with the front, the grille both upper and lower were closed as this is an EV. A tri-arrow design hole was punched into the gloss black grille and an EV badge was placed next to it. The colour of Tata Punch was changed from Sky Blue to Tata’s signature EV Teal Blue colour. The humanity line below the front grille was then given an electric blue colour treatment. Similar colour accents were seen around the fog lamp as well.
The tri-arrow design elements on the lower grille were given electric blue treatment and that completed the front look. Coming to the side profile, Just like Nexon EV, Punch EV also gets a dual tone finish. The roof is finished in white while rest of the body gets blue and black treatment. Thick claddings around the lower part of the car were all retained. The alloy wheels on Punch EV are the same as regular ones but, they now come with electric blue accents for differentiation.
In place of fuel lid, artist placed the charging point. The Punch EV does look good. Currently Tata has no plans to launch electric version of Punch but, if they decide to come with such an offering, it will be the most affordable electric SUV and will help Tata strengthen its position in Indian electric vehicle segment.
Tata Punch is a micro SUV that will competes with upcoming Hyundai Casper, Mahindra KUV100, Maruti S-Presso and Ignis. Punch is based on HBX Concept that was showcased at the Auto Expo last year. The Punch gets a design inspired from both Nexon and Harrier. Tata will be offering decent amount of features like touchscreen infotainment system, multi-function steering wheel etch with the Punch. It will be offered with a 1.2 litre petrol engine which is already used in Tiago, Tigor and Altroz.