One of the most awaited launches from Tata Motors - the Harrier SUV is scheduled to take place sometime in January 2019. The company will unveil the Harrier SUV in first week of December. Bookings for the Harrier SUV are already underway and customers who have already booked the model have been receiving updates about the model from their respective dealers. Deliveries expected to commence in the second-half of the same month.
The Tata Harrier SUV made its debut at concept form earlier this year the Auto Expo 2018 in Delhi. The company has been dropping multiple teasers of the SUV being tested in various terrains across India. The model also was exclusively spotted undergoing handling tests at the Kari Motor Speedway sometime ago.
The Tata Harrier will be initially available in a five-seat layout and a seven-seat version will join in later. The five-seat Harrier will come with a 140hp 2.0-litre diesel engine. The seven-seat variant is likely to come with a more powerful 170hp version of the same motor. two gearbox options – a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed automatic will be on offer.
A first image of the production-spec Harrier had surfaced on the internet recently, giving us a proper glimpse of the SUV’s exterior styling. Tata’s Impact Design 2.0 theme will make its debut on the Harrier and will be seen later on the upcoming 45X hatchback too, which is slated for launch in the latter-half of 2019.
The Harrier will get premium interiors and features like push-button start, steering-mounted controls and the large (possibly 7.0-inch) touchscreen infotainment system.
The Tata Harrier will take on a range of SUVs like the Hyundai Creta, Mahindra XUV500, Renault Captur and upcoming Nissan Kicks.