Scoop: Team-BHP brings you the uncamouflaged Tata Indigo eCS

Sources close to Team-BHP state that Tata Motors is lining up a big event on the 19th of June 2013. On that very day, we'll see not one, not two, but three car launches. These launches will be facelifts of existing products and in the mix, a much anticipated(and much delayed if we may add) product will also be launched. Yes, the Tata Nano CNG is said be due on the 19th of June 2013 and we learn that shipments of the Nano CNG are being readied up to reach Tata dealerships across the country ahead of the actual launch. The overarching idea is to make the Nano CNG available right off the shelf from the launch date itself. Coming to the big scoop Team-BHP's crack team of spy photographers have snagged, it is the 2013 Tata Indigo eCS facelift. 

This is the first ever uncamouflaged image of the Indigo eCS Facelift. Tata Motors has already begun dispatching the Indigo eCS facelift to dealerships and in the next few days, expect to spot the car in dealer stockyards across the country. The compact sedan comes at a time when cars such as the Honda Amaze, the Maruti Swift Dzire and the Verito Vibe are all competing for the car buyer's purse strings. Compact sedans have become a viable alternative to hatchbacks in India and with the Dzire, Indigo eCS and Amaze delivering a combined sales number of about 25,000 units each month, this segment is proving to be a cash cow for many car makers. To give credit where it's due, the Indigo eCS was the first car to spawn the whole compact sedan segment, and the latest facelift is Tata Motors renewed bid to whip up buyer interest in this product. 

Coming to the facelift, the Indigo eCS gets a new front end with the grille, bumper and headlamps getting a refresh. At the rear too, the Tata Indigo eCS gets a teeny weeny update in the form of a chrome strip emblazoned across its boot. Refreshed alloy wheels are another addition. Notably, these changes, especially the ones at the front of the car, reflects Tata Motors' design philosophy moving towards more aggressive lines and in that light, the Indigo eCS is an early sign of things to come from Tata Motors design department. On the inside, the Tata Indigo eCS could feature a refresh with a feature or two added, in keeping with the overall theme of the facelift. Under the hood, the Indigo eCS is expected to motor on with the 1.4 Liter CR4 common rail-turbo diesel motor and the 1.2 Liter XETA petrol unit. A CNG-petrol dual fuel option too is said to be in the works. 

Team-BHP is also at work to find out the exact details of the big June 19th launch from Tata Motors including the exact spec of the vehicles that will be launched. Keep an eye out for our updates.

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