Tata Motors has taken over the Auto Expo 2023 stage after unveiling a total of 14 cars. Some of them came as a complete surprise to many. Standing out among these 14 cars of his was the Altroz Racer, the brand’s latest premium his hatchback. The company presented this model as a direct competitor to the famous Hyundai i20 N-Line hot hatch. Recently, Tata Motors confirmed the launch of this new sporty iteration of his premium Altroz hatchback and will enter production.
While replying to an Instagram user, Tata Altroz’s official handle, tataaltrozofficial, said: Please follow our official website and official social media platforms for the latest updates. An official date was not stated by Handle, but as mentioned the launch will be soon.
Recently, the automaker also released the official TVC for its latest hot hatch. Apart from sportier dual-tone exterior colors, a new 10.25-inch touchscreen display with a new software upgrade is the first key feature of the upcoming model. Additionally, a voice-activated electric sunroof, air purifier, 7.0-inch digital instrument cluster, and wireless charger are additional features included in his TVC for the new Altroz Racer. In addition to the six airbags, the Altroz Racer also receives brand new all-black upholstery with red contrast stitching, red and white stripes and Racer embossing.
This is one of the brand’s first niche products and the company is trying to make a name for itself among domestic enthusiasts. There are minor stylistic changes to the . A blacked out top and bonnet, twin white racing stripes and racer emblems on the front fenders are some of these changes. Altroz also gets a shark fin antenna and a more prominent rear spoiler.
One of the Altroz Racer’s key features is the engine. Despite sharing a 1.2-liter three-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine with the Altroz iTurbo, it puts out 120 horsepower and 170 lb-ft of torque, or 10 hp and 30 ft-lbs more than the iTurbo. The Hyundai i20 N line has 120 hp while he has 2 Nm more torque (172 Nm) than the Altroz Racer and has the same power as the Tata Motors hot hatch.
On the same stage of the show, the company also showcased another version of the same premium hatchback. Along with the Punch i-CNG, Tata Motors also announced the i-CNG Altroz. The Altroz CNG and Punch CNG 1.2-liter 3-cylinder naturally aspirated petrol engines come with factory-installed CNG kits, but are currently only shown with a 5-speed manual transmission. Both cars’ powerplants boast 77 bhp of power and 97 Nm of torque in the CNG version. This is less than the 86 bhp and 113 Nm of torque of a normal petrol car. The car also features the nation’s first dual-cylinder CNG setup.