Tata Motors, India’s leading automobile manufacturer and the pioneer of the EV evolution in India, today announced the launch of the newest member of its EV family – The Tiago.ev.
With special introductory prices starting INR 8.49 Lakh (about $10,000 USD), bookings for the Tiago.ev will start on October 10, 2022. Deliveries are scheduled to commence from January 2023.
Tiago.ev is based on the Ziptron technology – Tata Motors’ in-house developed high voltage architecture designed for unique Indian driving and weather conditions. The Ziptron EV architecture is driven and proven over 500 million kms across diverse and challenging Indian terrains making it apt for an exhilarating EV experience.
Understanding the different requirements of customers, the Tiago.ev is offered in multiple combinations of IP67 rated battery packs (water and dust resistant) and charging options including a 24kWh battery pack, delivering a Modified Indian Driving Cycle (MIDC) range of 315km for longer daily driving needs and a 19.2kWh battery pack for short and frequent trips, delivering an estimated MIDC range of 250km. Keeping all stress at bay, the battery and motor also come with 8 years or 160,000 kms warranty. The production of the 24kWh battery pack variants have been prioritized based on insights to match customer expectations at the time of delivery.
Moreover, offering easy charging options, the Tiago.ev comes with 4 different charging solutions:
– A 15A plug point for hassle free – anywhere anytime- charging
– A standard 3.3kW AC charger
– A 7.2kW AC home fast charger which can add 35kms range with just 30min of charging. It also aids full charging of the vehicle (from 10% – 100%) in 3 hr 36 minutes
– DC fast charging which can add 110km of range with 30minutes of charging and can charge 10%- 80% in 57 minutes
Boasting of multiple connected features, the Tiago.ev will be the first in its category to offer telematics as standard feature on all trims. The ZConnect app will offer 45 connected car features which include Remote AC ON/OFF with temperature setting, Remote geo fencing & car location tracking, Smart watch connectivity, Remote vehicle health diagnostics, Real-time charge status, Dynamic charger locator, Driving Style analytics amongst others. In addition to the above, customers will also enjoy an 8-speaker Harman Infotainment System with Android Auto and Apple Car Play connectivity.
With premium features on offering that are usually reserved for higher segment cars, the Tiago.ev’s plush look and feel is enhanced by leatherette seats, contrast roof, fully automatic climate control as standard, projector headlamps and cruise control. Combining luxury with convenience, the Tiago.ev also offers its customers with rain-sensing wipers, auto head lamps, electric ORVMs with auto fold, push button start / stop along with a puncture repair kit to be used during emergencies.
Based on the GNCAP 4 star rated Tiago, the Tiago.ev will be the safest electric hatch on the road. Adding to its safety quotient, it also offers hill start and descent assist for ease of driving on inclines, DRLs and a Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (iTPMS). Featuring a Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor, it delivers a peak output of 55kw and an instant full torque delivery of 114Nm, which translates to a very engaging and exciting drive experience. The Tiago.ev accelerates from 0 to 60 Kmph in just 5.7 seconds, offering a confident, inspiring and planted drive. Available in five colour options – Teal Blue, Daytona Grey, Pristine White, Midnight Plum and Tropical Mist, the car comes with two driving modes – City and Sport along with four levels of regen settings in each of the drive modes. This provides ultimate customization according to customer driving styles. With level 3 regen settings, it delivers one pedal like driving experience.