Tata Motors, in association with Sipradi Trading Pvt. Ltd., has launched the Tigor EV in Nepal at a starting price of NPR 29.99 Lakhs. Identical to its petrol version, Tata Tigor EV has also received a 4-star rating for adult (12.00 points out of 17.00) and child (37.24 points out of 49.00) occupant protection from Global NCAP. Based on the brand's high voltage Ziptron EV architecture, it is available in 3 trim options namely XE, XM and XZ+ (XZ+ Dual Tone option available) while having a driving range of 306 kms under standard testing conditions (ARAI certified).
The Tigor EV is now on display at showrooms and has been made available for test drives across the dealer network by Sipradi Trading Pvt. Ltd. It delivers a peak power output of 74 bhp and a peak torque of 170 Nm while powered by an IP 67 rated 26-kWh liquid-cooled high energy density battery pack. The Impact-Resistant Battery Pack casing of Tigor EV complies with AIS - 048 standard for nail penetration at cell Level. Based on a proven platform with Rear Crash suited structure, the car is compatible with globally acceptable CCS2 charging protocol and can be fast-charged as well as slow-charged from any 15 A plug point. The all-electric sedan comes with an 8 years and 160,000 KM battery and motor warranty for the owners.
Speaking on the launch of the Tigor EV in Nepal, Mr. Mayank Baldi – Head PVIB, Tata Motors, said, “EVs are fast gaining popularity on the back of rising comfort of customers, as the barriers to adoption are being overcome and due to growing preference for environmentally friendly solutions. This has been spearheaded by our very own Nexon EV, which today is the most popular EV in the markets. The Nepal market has been a strong propagator of EVs, which has indeed inspired us to widen our offerings here. We are ecstatic to launch the Tigor EV today, powered by the capable Ziptron Technology. The Tigor EV is a perfect option for all aspiring sedan buyers who are looking to own a vehicle that is technologically advanced, comfortable and high on safety standards, while also being an environment-friendly commute, making it an irresistible choice for the buyers to #EvolveToElectric.”