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Tata Nexon EV coupe idea to be unveiled on April 6, 2022 | Autocar India

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Tata Motors is about to unveil an all-new electrical SUV idea on April 6, 2022 and has revealed a set of teaser pictures within the run as much as the launch  Sources inform us that this all-new EV SUV idea will preview the upcoming Nexon EV coupe. As completely reported by us earlier, the carmaker is engaged on a stretched model of the Nexon as with a Coupe physique model Whereas the idea will showcase the electrical model Tata Motors is more likely to have IC powertrains additionally developed for the brand new SUV.

Tata’s authentic plan was to unveil the Nexon Coupe as an idea on the 2022 Auto Expo scheduled to happen in February. Nevertheless, with the Auto Expo postponed to January subsequent yr, the idea might be unveiled at a stand alone in Mumbai. The market launch is sort of two years away and the manufacturing model of the Nexon Coupe is unlikely to succeed in earlier than 2024. The corporate is aiming to promote 25,000 all-electric Nexon Coupe’s within the first full yr of manufacturing and expects the volumes rise quickly thereafter as electrification picks up tempo.

  • Tata Nexon Coupe to be unveiled on April 6
  • Manufacturing model will get EV powertrain first
  • To go on sale in 2024

Tata Motors Nexon EV Coupe: what do the teasers reveal

Not a lot is revealed within the teasers, however it’s clear that the brand new idea might be sharply styled. The entrance, which is partially proven, options slim DRLs, and a strip connecting them. One may see triangular lights beneath. The teaser additionally reveals sure components just like the raked roof and alloys. The idea may additionally characteristic new components not seen in different Tata vehicles. Given what number of Tata manufacturing vehicles have intently resembled the ideas, we will count on a number of the Nexon Coupe’s design to filter into the manufacturing model.

Tata Nexon Coupe: design and technical particulars

The Nexon Coupe will come as a Creta-rivalling mid-size SUV, which might be primarily based on the identical X1 platform because the Nexon. Sources inform us that the wheelbase is roughly 50mm longer, achieved by a change to the wheel geometry, while the general size is across the 4.three metre mark which by way of dimension, places the of the Nexon Coupe smack in the midst of the mid-size SUV section.

In response to sources, the Nexon Coupe can be launched as an EV first. There are not any particulars on the powertrain however it’s protected to imagine that it’ll use the identical electrical drive as the present Nexon EV however with a bigger 40kWh battery pack which is anticipated within the upcoming long-range Nexon EV. It’s also probably that the brand new SUV will characteristic an upgraded model of the usual Nexon EV’s electrical motor with extra energy and torque than the present 129hp and 245Nm output.

Relating to IC powertrains, the larger Nexon Coupe might get a bigger 1.5-litre turbo-petrol which the corporate is known to be transferring forward with growing. It’s going to additionally probably carry ahead Nexon’s 1.5-litre diesel unit however with upgrades to make it suitable for the upcoming BS6 Stage 2 norms.

Tata Nexon Coupe: anticipated rivals in India

On its arrival, the Nexon EV coupe will tackle the likes of the MG ZS EV and the Hyundai Kona EV in India. The ICE-powered model, that can debut later will rival the Hyundai Creta and Kia Seltos. It is going to be the only coupe-styled SUV on this worth bracket. Mahindra has additionally greenlighted the coupe model of the XUV700It will be fascinating to see how the market reacts to the brand new crop of coupe-styled SUVs.

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