Motors has unveiled India’s first sub-compact SUV, the Tata Punch. Available in
4 distinct personas with both Manual (MT) and Automatic (AMT) transmission
options along with customisation packs to match one’s distinctive lifestyle,
the Tata Punch offers the agility of a hatchback and all key capabilities of a
Tata Punch can be booked for Rs.
21,000/-. The four distinct personas are
Pure, Adventure, Accomplished and Creative, to cater to the varied lifestyle of
its customers. In addition, the Punch gets seven colours and one can further
personalise it with the Rhythm and Dazzle customisation packs, in tune with
Motors Design Studios in India, UK, and Italy collaborated to develop this
unique vehicle to herald the creation of an entirely new category - the
sub-compact SUV, to address a growing customer need for a small in size but
large in space SUV.
on the Agile Light Flexible Advanced (ALFA) Architecture, the Punch incorporates
several industry first innovations to enhance both functionality and driving
pleasure. It’s got a tall stance, high ground clearance and commanding driving
vehicle was engineered at Tata Motors’ state-of-the-art manufacturing facility
in Pune, with more than 90% automation in the weld line incorporating some of
the latest welding and joinery technologies. It has been extensively tested
over 2 million km using more than 150 prototypes through some of harshest
terrains stretching from the hot and arid environs of Rajasthan to the high
altitude and extremely cold and tough terrains of Ladakh from temperatures
ranging from -10°C to +50°C and at altitudes up to 18,000ft.
INDUSTRY FIRST INNOVATIONS
first innovations include an advanced AMT with unique TractionPro Mode that enables a breezy
drive through treacherous driving conditions, Brake Sway
Control that detects the tendency of instability during abrupt braking before
the ABS kicks in to avoid vehicle swaying from the driving path and Signature
90° opening doors - for easy ingress egress
ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
Punch gets a new gen 1.2L Revotron BS6 engine with
latest Dyna-Pro technology. Apart from a 5 speed AMT with industry first
‘Traction Pro’, the vehicle gets a high ground
clearance of 190mm +/-3 mm (Unladen) and great cornering stability, etc
Drive Modes include Engine Drive Modes (City & Eco) to suit
any driving mood. The it has idle start stop to
automatically turn off the engine at signals and traffics to further enhance
fuel efficiency, cruise control, large 20.3°approach angle, 37.6° departure
angle and 22.2° ramp over angle (Unladen), besides 370 mm water wading
vehicle sits on R16 diamond cut alloy wheels, has
projector headlamps and LED Daytime Running Lights (DRLs), Signature LED tail
lamps, Classical SUV design with cladding on doors, wheel arches and sill
cladding, stylish roof rails, signature humanity
line, dual tone roof options (in white & black), comfortable rear seating
for 3 passengers with ample legroom and best in class shoulder and hip room,
granite black dashboard with glacier grey inserts, premium fabric seats with
signature tri- arrow pattern, leather wrapped
steering wheel & gear shift knob, besides body coloured AC vents.
COMFORT & CONVENIENCE FEATURES
and Convenience features include auto headlamps
& rain sensing wipers, push button start, up to 366 litres (ISO V215) of
boot space, over 25 utility spaces, fully automatic temperature control,
adjustable driver seat, cooled glove box, auto fold ORVM, rear arm rest, rear
wiper & wash, steering mounted control, tilt steering, fast USB charger,
one shot down driver window, follow me home headlamps, 7" Harman
Infotainment system with Android Auto & Apple Carplay, 7” TFT Instrument
Cluster, iRA connected car technology with
what3words & natural voice tech, etc.
features include dual airbags, ABS with EBD and Corner
Safety Control, besides segment first features like Brake Sway Control, front
fog lamp with cornering function, child seat ISOFIX anchor points, parametric
alarm system, reverse parking camera, driver & co-driver seat belt
reminders, tyre puncture repair Kit and
extensive use of high strength steel.
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