Tata Motors discloses SUV Punch; launch date, features, all you need to know

On October 4, 2021, Tata Motors, a global automotive company steps in the spotlight with its all-new addition to the product range in India by disclosing its sub-compact SUV Punch.

The automotive giant has reportedly scheduled the launch of its forthcoming model on October 20, 2021. The corporation has kick-started the pre-bookings on its website as well as sales network across the nation for INR 21, 000. 

The brand new SUV Punch, followed by Nexon in the establishment’s product line, is expected to be launched with a 1.2 liter petrol engine designed for both automatic as well as manual transmission. 

The model is introduced in 4 variants- Pure, Adventure, Accomplished and Creative. Punch will be larger in dimensions than Maruti Ignis with dimensions- 3,840 mm length, 1,822 mm width and 1,635 height. Tata Punch will be offered in 7 different colors, some of them including Atomic Orange, Orcus White, Meteor Bronze, Tropical Mist, Tornado Blue, and some more. 

Designed by over 140 design personnel, Tata Punch is loaded with SUV advanced features including tall seating, 370 mm water wading capacity, high ground clearance, and additional traction feature as well. 

The model is featured with idle start stop function, push button start, cruise control, 366 litres of boot space, cooled glove box, automatic temperature control system, etc.

As reported by PTI, Rajan Amba, Tata Motors PVBU Vice-President shared that people nowadays have been searching for smaller or a sub-compact SUVs and hence, fulfilling customer’s need, Tata Motors has designed a sub-compact SUV Punch. He said, “As we have seen over the last few years, SUVs today have gone beyond just mere size and it is more about attitude and expression.”

Amba further added how customers nowadays look for all-in-one packages with appealing looks, spacious design, enhanced drive experience as well as top-class security. He said the company wanted to develop a product which could fulfill all the requirements of the customers, thereby standing out in the marketplace. He claims that since its forthcoming product matches all the requirements of customers and ranking first to launch these features, it is perhaps anticipated that Tata Punch would stand to all the expectations Indian potential buyers have towards the model.

SUV Punch is manufactured on the corporation’s ALFA (Agile Light Flexible Advanced) architecture. The company’s Vice-President and head of the product line, Anand Kulkarni said in this regard claiming that ALFA architecture has full potential to hand over various body styles with impeccable build quality including top safety delivering capabilities. He further said its newly manufactured Punch is the first model facilitating SUV features which is backed by the Tata Motors’ ALFA Architecture. Furthermore, the company might work on an electric version of the latest model if the market demand in the country is in the company’s favor. 

Tata Motors’ top SUVs in India include Tata Nexon, Tata Harrier and Tata Nexon EV as 5-seaters while Tata Safari is a 6-seater model in the company’s product line. 

Mumbai-based automotive producing company, Tata Motors manufactures various automobiles including trucks, luxury cars, vans, buses, sports cars, military-based automobiles, passenger cars, etc. 

Source: PTI