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Tata Tigor - production name of the Kite5 compact sedan

Tata Motors has officially announced that the production model based on the Kite5 compact sedan concept will be called the Tata Tigor. It is expected to be launched in India in the next couple of months.

Tata Motors is calling the Tigor India's first 'Styleback'. It will basically be a sedan version of the Tiago hatchback. The Tigor will thus share its platform and engine options with its hatchback sibling, while the front fascia too is expected to be inspired from the Tiago. The overall design of the car will be in-line with the company's IMPACT design philosophy. Most of the design cues of the final production model are expected to be similar to that of the Kite5 concept that was showcased at the 2016 Auto Expo.

Powering the Tata Tigor will be the same 1.05-litre Revotorq diesel and 1.2-litre Revotron petrol engines that are found in the Tiago. Both these engines will come mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox, while an AMT option will be launched later in the car's life.

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