Tata Motors unveils India’s first sub-compact SUV, PUNCH

Tata PUNCH offers the agility of a hatchback and all key capabilities of a true SUV.

Oct 05, 2021 04:10 IST India Infoline News Service

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Tata Motors has unveiled India’s first sub-compact SUV, the Tata PUNCH. The latest addition to Tata Motor’s popular ‘New Forever’ range of cars and SUVs, the PUNCH reinforces the four core pillars that define all Tata SUVs- Stunning Design, Versatile and Engaging Performance, Roomy and Spacious Interiors, and Absolute Safety.

Available in 4 distinct personas with both Manual (MT) and Automatic (AMT) transmission options along with customisation packs to match your distinctive lifestyle, the Tata PUNCH offers the agility of a hatchback and all key capabilities of a true SUV. Customers can start booking their choice of the Tata PUNCH persona on the Tata Motors website and across its wide network of over 1,000 showrooms across the country for just Rs21,000/-.

Martin Uhlarik, Global Head of Design, Tata Motors Limited, said: “The PUNCH has been developed by our three design studios in India, UK, and Italy.Over 140 design personnel participated in this project, producing hundreds of sketches, a number of design proposals and models that has ultimately led to this Stunning and Bold SUV, which we are extremely delighted to unveil today. We have designed a unique whitespace sub-compact SUV which carries forward the same authenticity of Tata SUVs. Its muscular surfacing and an athletic look make a perfect amalgamation for a tough SUV, living up to its bigger siblings. Intelligently designed in a compact footprint, it will be a high impact SUV and will redefine this crowded market. It is bold, young, modern yet robust, compact yet practical, tough yet playful and exudes true expression of confidence and individuality.”  

Tata Motors Design Studios in India, UK, and Italy collaborated to develop this unique vehicle to herald the creation of an entirely new category – the sub-compact SUV, to address a growing customer need for a small in size but large in space SUV.

Adopting a new age, human centric approach that goes beyond the conventional industry practice of trims, the PUNCH is designed and made available in 4 distinct personas-Pure, Adventure, Accomplished and Creative, to cater to the varied lifestyle of its customers. In addition to the personas, customers can mark their PUNCH by choosing from 7 vibrant colours and further personalize it with the Rhythm and Dazzle customization packs, in tune with their lifestyle.

Built on the proven and modern Agile Light Flexible Advanced (ALFA) Architecture, the PUNCH incorporate several industry first innovations to enhance both functionality and driving pleasure. Its tall stance, high ground clearance andcommanding driving position provide an exhilarating driving experience even while navigating all the unexpected challenges that Indian roads offer. The class leading comfort, advanced infotainment and connectivity match the high expectations of the discerning Indian car-buyers.

On Sensex, Tata Motors finished at Rs345.05 per piece up 0.95%. 

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