Tata Motors has revealed the Tata Motors Punch, a new SUV, in India today. The Tata Punch SUV will also be Tata Motors’ most cheap SUV in India since it is likely to be priced below the Tata Nexon SUV and could be available in India by Diwali 2021.
Tata Motors has released a complete image of the Tata Punch, and it is evident that the company is trying for a striking look with the car’s chunky design language and sharp design components, such as the current headlamp design. They have also fully displayed the Tata Punch’s interiors, which reveal a lot about the SUV.
Tata Punch Interior revealed
Tata has revealed the detailed Punch interiors, it has a simple cabin with a touchscreen infotainment system that will most likely support Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. A blue border surrounds the AC vents in the Tata Punch’s cabin, adding just the right amount of contrast to the white. The palette is nicely packed by the white-blue tone, which is complemented by an overall shade of black. The Tata Punch SUV is built on the Tata Altroz’s platform.
For Rs 21,000, bookings for the challenger of the Maruti Suzuki Ignis and Mahindra KUV100 NXT have begun. The vehicle is set to debut in India on October 20, 2021, with deliveries perhaps starting the same day.
The only engine option for the Tata Punch in 2021 will be a 1.2-litre, naturally aspirated, three-cylinder Revotron petrol engine that delivers 85bhp at 6,000rpm and 113Nm of torque at 3,300rpm. This engine will be mated to either a five-speed manual or an automatic transmission (AMT).
Traction pro mode will be available on AMT models. The model will be available in seven colors, including Orcus White, Daytona Grey, Calypso Red, Tornado Blue, Tropical Mist, Atomic Orange, and Meteor Bronze, and will be available in four variants: Pure, Adventure, Accomplished, and Creative.
In terms of exterior design, the new Tata Punch has a split headlight design, with the LED DRLs on the upper unit and the halogen projector headlamp on the lower one. Dual-tone bumpers, fog lights, a broad, single-slat grille, 16-inch dual-tone alloy rims, C-pillar mounted rear door handles, 90-degree opening doors, and LED taillights are among the features available.
Inside, the Tata Punch will have a dual-tone interior theme, a seven-inch Harman-sourced free-standing touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a seven-inch instrument. A leather-wrapped flat-bottom steering wheel, cruise control, automated climate control, steering-mounted controls, rectangular AC vents with contrast color, and a seven-inch instrument cluster all borrowed from the Altroz.
When it comes to safety features, As standard, the Punch comes with dual airbags, ABS with EBD, rear parking sensors, a seat belt reminder system, a speed alert system, a reverse parking camera, a tyre puncture repair kit and brake sway control.