Tata Motors releases first teaser of its upcoming hatchback, Tata Tigor Sport

Tata Motors has released the first teaser of its upcoming hatchback, Tata Tigor Sport, ahead its official debut.

The car is due to be unveiled at the 2018 Auto Expo in Delhi.

According to commentators, the all-new Tata Tigor Sport is the performance variant of the popular sedan Tigor, which will see the car enter the performance car segment.

According to commentators, the teaser image offers a glimpse of the performance variant, which clearly reveals certain features.

On the basis of the company's latest 2.0 design philosophy, the car comes with a more pronounced styling with several cosmetic updates over the regular variant. At the front of the car are smoked projector headlights, new mesh grille with matte finish, sportier bumper with larger air dams and a  new fog lamp housing with red detailing.

The side profile of the Tigor Sport gets red brake callipers, outer rear view mirrors (ORVM) and sportier alloy wheels. The wheels are expected to get the 15-inch rims that are taken from the standard model.

The car has a spoiler at the rear along with a sporty bumper and it is expected to have a lower ground clearance from the standard model, due to a stiff suspension setup and a revised bumper.

The all-new Tata Tigor Sport will get an all-black interior and besides the sporty seats, the vehicle would likely sport a multi-functional steering wheel, along with a dual-pod instrument console and a touchscreen infotainment system.

According to experts, the India-bound Tigor Sport  will most likely to be driven by the 1.2-litre Revotron, three-cylinder petrol turbocharged engine which will deliver a maximum power output of 110 bhp against a peak torque of 170 Nm. The engine will be mated to a six-speed manual gearbox.

The Tata Tigor Sport which has been jointly prouduced by Tata Motors and Jayem Automotives will likely be priced around Rs7 lakh to Rs8 lakh (ex-showroom).