06 Sep 2020: Ahead of launch in India, Tata Gravitas SUV spotted testing
Tata Motors is expected to launch its seven-seater Gravitas SUV in India, later this year.
In the latest development, a highly camouflaged test mule of the car has been spotted while testing on the roads.
As per the images, it will offer a cascading grille, an 8.8-inch floating infotainment console, and a dual-tone dashboard.
Here's our roundup.
Exteriors: 2020 Tata Gravitas: At a glance
The 2020 Gravitas will be based on Tata's OMEGA Arc platform and borrow styling and design cues from its five-seater sibling, the Harrier SUV.
The vehicle will feature a cascading grille with a honeycomb mesh pattern, a roof-mounted spoiler, a huge rear windscreen, a sturdy rear bumper, and squared wheel arches.
It will also get a large tailgate, roof rails, and LED taillamps.
Fact: Power and performance
The Tata Gravitas SUV will draw power from a Fiat-sourced BS6-compliant 2.0-liter, 4-cylinder diesel engine that generates 168hp of maximum power and 350Nm of peak torque. The engine will come mated to a 6-speed manual or an optional 6-speed automatic torque converter gearbox.
Interiors: A peek inside the cabin
Inside, the Tata Gravitas will have a spacious seven-seater cabin with Benecke-Kaliko leather seat upholstery, dual-tone dashboard, JBL audio system, and a three-spoke steering wheel.
The SUV will pack a 7-inch instrument cluster and an 8.8-inch floating touchscreen infotainment console with support for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
It will offer all standard safety features like multiple airbags, crash sensors, and ABS with EBD.
Fact: What about the pricing?
Tata Gravitas will be launched in India later this year. The SUV should cost Rs. 1 lakh more than the Harrier, which falls under Rs. 13.69-20.25 lakh price-bracket. Once launched, the vehicle will go against rivals like Mahindra XUV500 and MG Hector Plus.