Tata Motors has announced that it will commence bookings for much-awaited compact hatchback Tata Tiago from March 10, 2016, onwards. Reportedly the Tiago hatchback will launch on March 28 and deliveries will soon start after the launching. Tata Motors has also launched an exciting opportunity for all car enthusiasts and Messi Fans, where Customers above 18 years of age can book a Tiago either online or at any of the Tata Motors’ Authorized Dealership with a payment of INR 10,000 and become eligible to meet the international sports icon, Lionel Messi, the global brand ambassador for the company’s Passenger Vehicle Business Unit.
The participating customer will be further requested for a response to the question ‘I love Tata TIAGO because…’ and basis the most creative response, the company will shortlist the first set of qualifiers. The final five winners, selected through a lucky draw, would be eligible to take any one person of their choice to visit Barcelona and meet the football legend, Lionel Messi. The winning entries will be announced after 30 days from date of closure of the promotion period on www.tatatiago.com.
Speaking of the engine, the Tata Tiago will be offered in both petrol and diesel variants. The petrol engine is the is a trimmed down version of the 1.2-litre Revotron engine that powers the Bolt and the Zest and has only 3-cylinders now, which is capable to produce 85 PS at 6000 RPM and 114 Nm of torque at 3500 RPM. The diesel unit on the other hand, is a completely new 1.05-litre three-cylinder Revotorq diesel engine that cranks out 70 PS at 4000 RPM and 140 Nm of torque between 1800-3000 RPM. Both engines come paired to a 5-speed manual transmission as standard.