Tata Motors is growing a 7-seat SUV named Gravitas to deal with the wants of consumers who demand ‘larger SUVs’. The upcoming Gravitas has been noticed throughout street testing ‘as soon as once more’, the one distinction is that was noticed rolling on a brand new set of alloy wheels.
The Gravitas was beforehand set for launch earlier this 12 months, however the pandemic threw a wrench in its launch plans. The latest spy photos surfacing the web solely trace that Tata Motors could possibly be catching up with its rejigged launch timeline and the SUV is likely to be formally introduced quickly.
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For those residing underneath a rock, Gravitas is a three-row model of the ‘now in style’ Harrier SUV. It has been mainly spawned out of the identical platform and physique strains. That is fairly evident from its entrance fascia which is a spitting picture of the Harrier’s face. Nonetheless, Tata would introduce some primary differentiating elements which might flip the Gravitas aside. Whereas it is going to be based mostly out on the identical wheelbase because the Harrier, it should function an extended overhang contributing to its better size. This could permit Tata to carve out enough house for the third row of passengers. Additionally, anticipate a barely tweaked entrance/rear styling to provide it a extra distinctive attraction.
Inside, anticipate the Gravitas to come back loaded with options corresponding to 8.8-inch floating infotainment system with Android Auto & Apple CarPlay, three-spoke steering wheel, voice recognition, premium Benecke-Kaliko oak brown leather-based seat upholstery, a 7-inch instrument panel, JBL audio system, and extra.
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Mechanically, adjustments shall be few. It would almost certainly use a BS 6-compliant Fiat-sourced 2.0-litre, 4-cylinder diesel engine which develops 168 bhp of most energy and 350 Nm of of peak torque. The transmission choices will embrace a 6-speed handbook, and 6-speed computerized torque converter.