Tata Altroz iTurbo Officially Revealed (Bookings Open): Tata Motor has officially unveiled the turbo petrol model of Altroz hatchback in India today, as promised by the brand a few days ago. The pre-bookings for the car are now open at the authorized Tata dealerships for a token amount of INR 11,000, while the prices will be announced at a virtual launch event on January 22, 2021. The deliveries of the hatchback are expected to commence from the first week of next month.
Known as Tata Altroz iTurbo, the car is powered by a turbocharged 1.2L petrol engine, which churns out a maximum power of 110PS at 5,500 rpm, and maximum torque of 140Nm at 1,500 to 5,500 rpm. For now, the car is available with only a 5-speed manual gearbox and the brand would be offering the DCT automatic transmission at a later stage in future. The Altroz iTurbo features two drive modes: City and Sport. Tata claims that the turbocharged model can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in less than 12 seconds and is capable to return a mileage figure of 18.13 kmpl.
Apart from the XT and XZ variants, the Altroz iTurbo will also be available in the new XZ+ variant, while the car will also get a new colour as seen on the test vehicles regularly, and is listed as Harbour Blue. In total, there will be five colour options: Harbour Blue, Downtown Red, Avenue White, High Street Gold, and Midtown Grey.
Some of the key features of Tata Altroz iTurbo XZ+ include an eight-speaker Harman sound system (four speakers, four tweeters), an Xpress cool function, a 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, leatherette seats, a Doodle feature for touchscreen wallpaper customisation, automatic headlights, rain-sensing wipers, ambient lighting, and Tata’s IRA (Intelligent Real-time Assistant) connected car technology with geo-fencing, voice commands, and a lot of other interesting features.