Tata Altroz CNG to launch tomorrow. Right here’s what to anticipate

Tata Motors is getting ready to broaden its CNG vary in India by introducing the Altroz hatchback, outfitted with iCNG expertise. The upcoming Tata Altroz CNG would be the third addition to the carmaker’s CNG portfolio, following the Tigor sedan and Tiago hatchback, each launched final yr with CNG equipment. 

The Altroz iCNG mannequin was beforehand showcased at this yr’s Auto Expo, together with the CNG variant of its smallest SUV, the Punch. The brand new Tata Altroz CNG will compete with the Maruti Suzuki Baleno CNG and different rivals within the phase.

The Indian automaker is about to launch the Altroz iCNG on April 19, as beforehand introduced. The brand new mannequin can be obtainable in high variants, full with all of the options provided in the usual model. Probably the most noticeable exterior distinction would be the iCNG badging, distinguishing it from its ICE counterpart.

Apparently, essentially the most important modification within the Altroz iCNG can be in its boot house, due to Tata Motors’ revolutionary twin-cylinder CNG expertise – a primary in India. The expertise was beforehand showcased by Tata on the Auto Expo. In contrast to standard CNG autos like Tiago and Tigor, which function a big CNG cylinder taking over a lot of the boot house, the Altroz iCNG could have its CNG equipment positioned on a decrease and flatter floor, permitting for extra baggage house on the rear. 

Moreover, Tata Motors has eliminated the spare wheel to make room for 2 smaller CNG tanks, every with a capability of 30 litres.

The Altroz CNG will retain its 1.2-litre naturally-aspirated petrol engine, which can also be used within the Tiago and Tigor CNG variants. The engine, paired with a handbook gearbox, will generate 73 bhp and 95 Nm of torque in iCNG mode, whereas producing 84.82 bhp of energy and 113 Nm of peak torque with out the CNG equipment. The Altroz iCNG is estimated to have a gasoline effectivity of roughly 27 km/kg, just like the Tiago iCNG’s gasoline financial system.

It’s anticipated that the worth of the Tata Altroz CNG might be roughly 80,000 greater than the usual petrol variant of the hatchback, which begins at a value of 6.45 lakh. The Altroz iCNG costs are prone to start at round 7.50 lakh and should go as much as 10 lakh for greater variants.

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