Tata Gravitas Highlights
Tata Gravitas showcased its full glory in Auto expo 2020 and was all set to launch in January 2021, however in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic, the launched has been pushed to later part of the year. Tata aims to make Gravitas a flagship SUV when launched. As it aims to take its underpinnings from Harrier, therefore it is expected to charge a lakh additional from the regular variant of Harrier. Some of the key highlights are: -
The near-production Tata Gravitas made its India debut at Auto Expo 2020.
The first uncamouflaged spy shot of the production-spec has come up.
It will get an additional third row of seats, with an option of captain seats on the second row.
It will continue with the same diesel engine along with the same set of transmissions as the Harrier.
A 1.5-litre turbo petrol is also on the cards.
The Tata Gravitas was expected to get introduced in January 2021 after it was showcased at the Auto Expo 2020 in a ready for production form. It is a three-row version of the regular Harrier, with minor changes making it premium. Only the rear portion of the Gravitas is visible in the spy shot. To differentiate itself from regular Harrier, the Gravitas gets slightly changed taillamp design, a thick chrome strip running across the boot and a flatter boot hatch. The roof height has been enhanced inorder to liberate the headroom in the third row. The front portion is yet to be spied uncamouflaged. We are expecting minor refreshments to the front grille and the bumper as well so that it looks niche and premium. It is also expected to get a differentiated alloy wheel design when compared to the Harrier. The Gravitas measures 80mm tall and 63mm long. The features list will be similar to Harrier. Entertainment elements include floating touchscreen infotainment system, JBL speaker system, LED tail lamps, ESP, rear parking camera, six airbags, traction control, a semi-digital instrument cluster and panoramic sunroof. Some advanced feature list includes the addition of a front parking sensor, electronic parking brake and connected car technology and many more. Tata Gravitas will retain the 2.0 litre Kyrotec turbo-diesel engine that also strengthens the Tata Harrier. The upgraded BS6 engine in Gravitas now generates 170 PS and 350 Nm of peak torque, combined with a 6-speed manual transmission and a 6-speed torque converter unit. Gravitas engine is speculated to be under development and will be the first recipient of the 1.5 litre turbo-petrol engine. Currently, the Harrier starts from Rs 13.84 lakh onwards to Rs 20.30 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). Gravitas will a lakh additional. The Gravitas will compete majorly with MG Hector Plus and upcoming second-gen Mahindra XUV500.