The upcoming Tata Curvv EV is likely to launch in India early next year, followed by petrol- and diesel-powered versions.
Tata Motors has recently unveiled a mid-sized SUV concept called ‘Curvv’. The Tata Curvv is a medium-sized coupe-style SUV that is expected to launch next year. Considering Tata’s previous concept cars, we expect the final production version of the Curvv not to be too different from the concept version, at least in terms of exterior design.
Shailesh Chandra, Managing Director, Tata Motors Passenger Vehicles, says that the ‘Generation 2’ architecture [which will underpin Tata Curve] An all-electric powertrain has been modified to better accommodate. We hope this upcoming coupe SUV will have a significantly larger battery pack, which means its driving range from the Nexon EV will be much better.
The power rating of the electric motorized Tata Curvv will also be higher than that of the Nexon EV. It should be noted that the latter is scheduled for an update later this month. Presumably, a larger 40 kWh battery option (long-range version) will be added, along with a few additional features, where the existing 30.2 kWh battery option will be on sale.
The Tata Curvv is also expected to have two IC engine options, a 1.5-liter diesel engine and a 1.5-liter petrol engine. The petrol mill will be a four-cylinder version of the brand’s three-cylinder turbo-petrol engine, available on the Nexon and Ultroz. This new powerplant is expected to generate a maximum power of about 160 PS.
Curvv’s diesel engine will probably be an updated version of the carmaker’s existing 1.5L oil-burner, which also serves Altroz and Nexon. Tata Motors will offer both manual and automatic gearbox options here. However, it should be noted that the EV version will be sold first and the IC Engine version will be launched later.
Tata Motors is currently leading the electric passenger car market in India, and with Curvv, we expect the carmaker to significantly increase its EV sales. We expect the Curvv EV to compete with the Hyundai Kona Electric and the MG ZS EV, where its IC-engine version will compete with the Hyundai Creta, Skoda Kushaq, Kia Seltos, etc.