JTP range of performance vehicles – the Tiago JTP and the Tigor JTP are launched today. The Tiago JTP and Tigor JTP will be available at select Tata Motors dealerships from early November 2018, at a starting price of Rs. 6.39 Lakhs for the Tiago JTP and Rs. 7.49 Lakhs for the Tigor JTP, ex – showroom, New Delhi. Further, riding on the festive cheer, motoring enthusiasts can book these cars starting today at select Tata Motors dealership with a down payment of INR 11,000.
JT Special Vehicles (JTSV) is a 50:50 Joint Venture between Tata Motors and Jayem Automotives, which now becomes the performance arm for Tata Motors. This joint venture between Tata Motors and Jayem Auto will focus on design and development of performance cars, including the uniquely styled parts. The joint venture will help faster development, specialised capabilities, and access to true performance motoring pedigree.
Manufactured at the Tata Motors Sanand facility, the Tiago JTP and Tigor JTP are powered with the 1.2L turbocharged new generation Revotron petrol engine. These performance cars are engineered to deliver the thrill of driving with 114PS power and 150Nm torque and will come with Multi Drive Modes – City and Sport. Equipped with performance oriented intake and exhaust systems, these vehicles come with a 5 speed manual transmission with optimized gear ratios & final drive for superior acceleration and exciting performance to help provide its drivers with an exhilarating driving experience. Tuned for precision, the suspension setup has been amalgamated with reduced ground clearance for improved driving dynamics. Capped at a maximum speed of 160 kmph, the car can go from 0-100km/h in 10 seconds.
On the outside the JTP versions of the Tiago and Tigor come with new front end design with large grill, smoked projector headlamps, bonnet and fender vents, 15” diamond cut alloy wheels and side skirts. The interiors come with all black interiors with sporty accents on AC vents, premium leather wrapped steering with contrast red stitching and performance aluminum pedals.
Announcing the launch of the power packed JTP range, Mr. Mayank Pareek, President Passenger Vehicles, Tata Motors, said, “Motoring today has become monotonous and regimented. We are committed to offering our customers an elated drive experience in an everyday commute. The JTP range of cars have been designed and engineered with precision to keep the excitement & passion of motoring alive and reverse the commoditization of car purchase. Customers can enjoy their city drive and experience the thrill of driving with these cars. The JTP products will also have a halo effect on the Tiago and Tigor brands.”
According to Mr. Gubbi Nagbhushan, CEO, JTSV, “We at JTSV are excited to launch the first 2 cars of JTP range of vehicles. The Tiago and Tigor are extremely capable products, which have further been boosted with Jayem’s technical know-how of developing performance cars. Targeted at the urban customers who are driving enthusiasts with a hidden streak of adventure, the Tiago JTP and the Tigor JTP have been engineered to provide customers with the thrill of driving.”
We have driven the JTP cars and watch out for our detailed roadtest review on MotorWorldIndia shortly