The Tata Altroz premium hatchback soon will get 1.2 turbo-petrol engine option and a new 7 Speed Dry DCT automatic gearbox options in India. Only the top-spec variant will get this automatic option. As per the several media source the DCT equipped Altroz will deliver better performance due to low kerb weight(1058kg).
Tata Motors new premium hatchback, the Altroz has successfully established itself among Indian car buyers since it's launch. The standard Altroz is available with either a 1.2L Revotron Naturally aspirated 3 cylinder petrol or a 1.5L Revotorq 4 cylinder turbo diesel engine. The 86PS petrol engine is fine for average users, however, it’s not enough for the enthusiasts.
Tata motors had already hinted at a Turbocharged petrol engine option on the Altroz. The turbo version of the shrugs Altroz has been spotted testing on public roads numerous times as well. Now, however, the powertrain specifications and variant details have been leaked online. Here are the details on the new Altroz turbo petrol:
Will be available with a 1.2L Revotron 3 cyl turbo petrol engine similar to the Tata Nexon.
Will produce a maximum power of 110PS (108bhp) and torque of 140NM through a 5 speed Manual gearbox.
Will be available with a Sport mode instead of the Economy mode.
Will also include Engine auto Start/Stop system on specific variants.
The turbo petrol option is likely to be available only on the top-spec variant.
The 'Tectonic Blue’ shade from the Nexon will also be made available on the Altro.
A DCT dry clutch automatic transmission option is expected to arrive very soon.
Though there won't be significant cosmetic changes on the Turbo petrol variants except for the “Turbo” badge at the rear, the higher trim levels are expected to receive some new features such as 60:40 split-folding rear seats and connected car tech.
Pricing for the new turbo petrol equipped version is expected to start from Rs.7.99L for the XT variant and go up to Rs.8.75L for the XZ(O) variant. (All prices ex-showroom) Stay tuned for further updates on the Tata Altroz turbo version.