Tata motors had recently launched their subcompact SUV, the Tata punch. It was ranged from Rs. 5.49 lakh to Rs. 9.39 lakh as introductory pricing. These prices are only valid until December 31, 2021. Updated prices will be revealed by tata by January 1, 2022.
The company has already started deliveries of the Punch and it’s exciting to see that all the customers who booked the vehicle before its launch got their vehicles delivered without a waiting period.
Punch Production and availability
During a Q&A session Ahailesh Chandra, president of passenger vehicle operations at Tata Motors, stated that the company has enough inventory to deliver the vehicle to customers who pre-ordered the Punch before its launch.
Tata Punch has now got past the milestone to become the Tata car to receive the most number of pre-launch bookings. Its official bookings were opened on October 4, 2021. As bookings continue to increase, the company will assess the waiting period within the next 30 days.
In order to ensure on-time deliveries and continue production during the current semiconductor chip shortage the industry is facing, the automaker has taken several internal measures. These include close coordination with semiconductor suppliers and increasing usage of standard chips rather than specialized units, etc.
Tata Punch – Engine, Safety, and variants
Tata punch received a 5- star Global NCAP safety rating. The vehicle scored 40.89 / 49 points for child occupant safety and 16.45 / 17 points for adult safety.
Powered by a 1.2-litre petrol engine, the Punch can produce 84bhp of power and 113 Nm of torque. It comes with both manual and automatic 5-speed transmission.
The Punch model is available in four trims – Pure, Adventure, Accomplished and Creative. All variants come with additional custom packs called Rythm, Dazzle, and iRA.
Tata has already got a good hold in the EV market with the Nexon and Tigor EVs. To further increase their grip the carmaker is prepping to launch the Tiago and Altroz EVs.
Tata motors recently formed a new alliance with TRP Rise climate and ADQ to further expand their EV division. A total of Rs. 7,500Cr is being invested to improve and develop the Tata EV division.