Tata Punch Launch : Tata Motors has introduced its sub-compact SUV Punch in the Indian market. The company is planning to launch this model on October 20. It can be booked on the company’s website and sales network across the country for Rs 21,000. The Punch 1.2L petrol engine will be available with both manual and automatic transmission options. The punch car comes with SUV-like features like taller seating, higher ground clearance, 370 mm water wading capacity etc. Rajan Amba, Vice President (Sales, Marketing and Customer Service), Passenger Vehicles Business Unit, Tata Motors told PTI, “As we have seen over the years, today SUVs are not just about size but attitude and expression. is from. People are looking for a smaller SUV or a sub-compact SUV with a wider width. The punch has been designed keeping in mind the needs of the customers.
What will be the performance of Punch?
The punch is designed for city as well as rough roads. Hence, it has an approach angle of 20.3 degrees, a ramp-over angle of 22.2 degrees and a departure angle of 37.6 degrees. Also, its water wedding capacity is 370 mm. Talking about the engine, 1.2 liter Revotron motor has been used in it. The three-pot powerplant is capable of producing 86 PS of peak power output and 113 Nm of peak torque. It can be mated to either a 5-speed MT or a 5-speed AMT.
The Punch’s variant line-up comprises four variants – Pure, Adventure, Accomplished and Creative. Apart from this, there are three customization packs – Rhythm Pack, Dazzle Pack and Ira Pack. We’ll tell you what’s special about the variants.
Tata Punch Pure
The Pure variant is an entry-level grade on the punch. It comes with some special features. These features are – Front power windows, Air conditioning with heater, Tilt-adjustable steering wheel, LED turn indicators, 90-degree opening doors, Brake sway control, EBD with ABS, Corner stability control, ISOFIX child seat anchorage, Dual- Front airbag and power steering.
Tata Punch Adventure
Apart from the features available on the Pure grade, the Adventure trim comes with a few extra features. These features are – 4-inch display for infotainment unit, four speakers, USB charging port, all-four power windows, steering-mounted audio controls, power-adjustable ORVM, remote locking with flip key, wheel cover, body-painted ORVM , and follow-me function for the headlamps.
Tata Punch Accomplished
Apart from the Pure and Adventure features, the Accomplished variant gets a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment unit with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Apart from this, it gets two tweeters, reverse parking camera, front fog lights, LED tail lamps, cruise control, height-adjustable driver seat, an engine start-stop button and 15-inch hyper-style wheels. The Accomplished variant will also be available with an automatic gearbox, which comes with Traction Pro mode.
Tata Punch Creative
The range-topping trim of the Punch is available with both manual and automatic transmission options. Apart from this, it also gets projector headlamps, roof rails, 16-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels, automatic headlamps, rain-sensing wipers, LED DRLs, 7-inch LCD with instrument console, cooled glovebox, automatic climate control, power-folding ORVMs. Features such as rear defogger with washer and wiper, puddle lamps, rear-seat armrest, and leather-wrapped steering wheel and gear knob will be available.
Talking about the customization packs, these three are – Rhythm, Dazzle and Ira. Let us know what is special in them.
The Rhythm Pack is available only in Pure and Adventure trims. If bought with the Pure variant, you get a 4-inch display for the infotainment unit with four speakers and steering-mounted audio controls. In the higher adventure grade, the Rhythm pack includes an advanced 7-inch touchscreen unit with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, two tweeters and a rear parking camera..
The Dazzle Pack can be ordered only with the Accomplished trim. This includes 16-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels, LED DRLs, projector headlamps and black colored A-pillars, which are on the feature list of the Accomplished variant.
This Creative trim is exclusively available to the buyers. It gets IRA Connected Car technology on board, which is not available as a standard fitment on any trim.
(Article: Mohit Bhardwaj)