Tata Motors rolled out the 1st unit of Altroz from its plant in Pune. With this, the company is all set for the launch of the highly anticipated, premium hatchback in January 2020. The Tata Altroz is the second vehicle designed under the Impact design 2.0 language and the first one to be developed on the Alfa architecture. The Altroz promises to redefine the category and set the gold Standard of hatchbacks with its futuristic design, advanced platform, thrilling performance, and smart technology.
Commenting on the roll-out, Mr. Mayank Pareek, President, Passenger Vehicle Business Unit (PVBU), Tata Motors said, “We are thrilled to roll-out yet another class defining product from the plant today. The ALTROZ is our first product that will be launched on the all-new ALFA platform and we believe that it will raise the bar for vehicles across the premium hatchback segment, come 2020. Since the unveiling of the concept in 2018, the anticipation for ALTROZ has always been high. We hope that customers will appreciate the new futuristic design with host of smart features, many of which are one segment above.”
The Tata Altroz is available in both petrol and diesel variants, Altroz diesel is powered by a 4 cylinder 1.5-litre BS6 compliant engine that produces a whopping 90 PS of power at 4000 RPM, and it’s mated to a 5-speed manual transmission.
The petrol Altroz is powered by a 1.2-litre, 3-cylinder, BS6 compliant motor that produces 86 PS at 6000 RPM with 113 Nm of torque mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. AMT gearbox will be available in the future for both petrol and diesel engines.
The Altroz comes with dual front air-bag, ABS and EBD as a standard option in all variants. Some of the other interesting features in the Altroz include a push Start/Stop button, rain-sensing wipers, rear AC vents, follow me home light, cruise control, and automatic climate control.
The expected price of Tata Altroz is INR 6 Lakhs (Ex-showroom Delhi) and for the price, the package is definitely something worth considering for a daily driver.