Tata KITE5 sedan christened as TIGOR, launch in March 2017

TIGOR is the nameplate for KITE5 Sedan.

After a lot of speculation regarding the nameplate of KITE5, Tata Motors has finally announced the name of the new compact sedan as TIGOR.

Tata TIGOR will be India’s 1st ‘Styleback’

The TIGOR was first showcased at the 2016 Auto Expo as a concept model. The compact sedan will be known as a Styleback’ according to Tata Motors. It will be interesting if the rear boot opens as a hatch like the SKODA Octavia or similar to conventional sedans.

The Tata TIGOR is the next offering of the IMPACT design language and is targeted at young, talented and confident individuals who express their individuality with a unique style of their own.

The car definitely looks stunning and has already won top honours at the CII Design Excellence Awards.

With TIGOR, Tata Motors wants to introduce a radical new silhouette to the segment, which is dominated by boxy cars. The company expects the Styleback will be a game changer in the segment, with an unbeatable combination of style and substance.

The coupe like silhouette looks very promising and gets many distinguishing features as compared to the Tiago hatchback.

Based on the Tiago platform the car will share mechanicals like engines, transmission and suspension. Powering the car will be the Revotron 1.2L Petrol and Revotorq 1.05L Diesel engines with multi-drive modes – Eco and City.

Feature wise the car will get segment first 420 litres of bootspace, coupe like silhouette and integrated roof spoiler housing the high mounted stop lamp LEDs.

Tata Motors will also offer a 5” screen with video playback through USB, on screen SMS display, SMS readout & reverse parking display on the screen, 8 speakers, steering mounted controls, intelligently designed maps from MapMyIndia and music app called Juke-Car App (Android OS only) are the other features.

Like the Tiago the TIGOR too will be aggressively priced to compete in the crowed compact sedan segment.

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