The Tigor EV is the second Tata car to be powered by ZipTron technology – it is also the first Indian EV to have a crash test rating.
The new Tata Tigor EV has been launched and early examples have moved to company dealerships to be made available to private buyers. The new Tigor EV is based on the 2020 Tigor facelift. It is being offered in three variants of XM, XZ+ and XZ+ DT. It will borrow the new Ziptron powertrain from the Nexon EV. The pre-booking has started on the company’s online portal or at the company dealership.
The Tata Tigor EV XE variant is priced at Rs 11,99,000 while the XM trim comes for Rs 12,49,000. The top of the line XZ+ and XZ+ Dual Tone is priced at Rs 12,99,000. All prices are ex-sh.
As seen on the Xpres-T EV too, the Tigor EV also gets a new front fascia, updated headlamp unit and a sharper front fascia. A new glossy black panel replaces the traditional grille with Electric Blue color accents, while blue highlights are also seen on the headlamps. LED DRLs get integrated into the front bumper while the Tigor EV rides on 15-inch wheels. There are two colors available – blue and black.
The cabin arrangement follows a similar design as seen on the standard Tigor, save for its blue accents that set it apart. Check out the variety of features in the XE including crystal-inspired LED tail lamps, front power outlets, fully automatic climate control and tilt-adjustable steering wheel with front power windows.
The Tigor EV XM variant gets full wheel covers, interior lamps with theater dimming features, a next-generation Harman sound system with 4 speakers and 4 tweeters, auto lock feature and day and night IRVMs up to speed. It also sports all power windows and a manual central car lock.
The XZ+ and XZ+ sport hyperstyle wheels, piano black shark fin antenna, signature headlamps with LED DRLs, premium kitted roof liners and premium Harman sound systems and touchscreen infotainment system. Features also include rear parking camera, rear defogger, cooled glovebox, electric boot unlock and driver seat adjustment.
The Tata Tigor EV, the first electric vehicle (EV) tested by Global NCAP, bagged four stars for both adult and child. It is also the first Indian electric car to get a safety rating.
Powertrain and Charging
The Tata Tigor EV gets a new Ziptron powertrain that powers the Nexon EV as well. This advanced Ziptron high voltage 300V motor uses a permanent magnet synchronous electric motor producing 75 hp power and 170 Nm torque, allowing acceleration from 0 to 60 km/h in 5.7 seconds thanks to its 26 kWh lithium-ion battery pack gives.
This battery pack has an IP 67 rating, is able to withstand all kinds of weather conditions and comes with a warranty of 8 years/1,60,000 kms. Fast charging is possible via the 15A plug, which means the Tigor EV can be charged from 0 to 80 percent in less than 60 minutes or in 8.5 hours via a home charger. This electric sedan will offer a claimed 306 km range on a single charge.