The Tata Altroz turbo petrol is expected to get the Nexon’s 1.2-litre turbocharged three-cylinder engine in a different state of tune.
- The new blue shade could be exclusive to the Altroz turbo variants
- The Tata Altroz turbo petrol is likely to get a DCT automatic gearbox
- The 1.2-litre turbo petrol engine could develop about 99 bhp and 140 Nm
Tata Motors is readying a turbocharged petrol version of the Altroz hatchback that could arrive in the coming months. The spy shot of the test mule not only shows the turbo badge on the boot but also the new blue colour that will debut with the new version.
The Tata Altroz turbo is expected to get a detuned version of the 1.2-litre motor from the Tata Nexon
The Tata Altroz Turbo petrol is expected to draw power from the 1.2-litre turbocharged, three-cylinder engine shared with the Nexon. Reports suggest that the engine will be tuned to develop 99 bhp and about 140 Nm of peak torque. In comparison, the Nexon petrol with the same engine offers 118 bhp and 170 Nm. Reason to detune the power to increase the fuel efficiency.
The feature-list will remain identical on the Altroz turbo with the possible addition of the DCT automatic
The upcoming Tata Altroz Turbo petrol will compete against the Volkswagen Polo GT TSI in the segment that uses a 1.0-litre three-cylinder motor.
Prices for the Tata Altroz start at Rs. 5.44 lakh, going up to Rs. 7.89 lakh and we could see the turbocharged version extending the range up to Rs. 9 lakh (all prices, ex-showroom Delhi).