The 89th Geneva Motor Show is now 2 weeks ahead, being held from 7th march to 17th march 2019 at Palexpo in Geneva. Alas! This year some of the automakers like Volvo, Jaguar and Land Rover, Ford and more are not attending Geneva motor show this year but, there is lot more hot wheels to see this year by some new debuts. Tata, the Indian automaker is debuting with the 4 new unveils at this Geneva motor show including 45X or the Altroz, 45X EV, Tata Vision Hornbill micro concept SUV and the flagship H7X.
The micro-SUV concept has been spied testing in India several times. The micro suv is the smallest offering in SUV segment based on ALPHA Modular Platform boasting Tata Impact 2.0 design. Engine specifications could include 1.2L, 3 cylinder petrol engine fulfilling BSVI emission norms. There are no details about the diesel engine. The Hornbill will be placed under Nexon and standing against Mahindra Kuv100.
Tata’s latest SUV Harrier’s 7 seater version is also debuting in Geneva. Harrier is a good success till now in India and as per demand Tata is all set to reveal H7X which is extensively being testing on roads. H7X being 7 seater is 62mm longer, taller and chunkier then Harrier, providing better space and comfort to the last seat passengers. Under the hood H7X is getting same 2.0 diesel engine with tweaked power.
Tata 45X and 45X EV
Tata’s premium hatch, christened as Altroz is based on Advanced Modular Platform is being activity tested. The 45X is powered with 1.2 turbo petrol and 1.5 turbo diesel trims. A strong rival to Hyundai I20, Maruti Suzuki Baleno, VW Polo.
And the last but the futuristic one 45X EV which is based on Alfa Architecture, efficient enough to run 250 km on single charge.