Tata Blackbird: Some media reports said that Tata Motors was about to bring a new SUV, which would compete with the rest of the C-segment vehicles, including the Hyundai Creta, to the market. Its name was being mentioned as ‘Blackbird’ ( Black Bird in Hindi ).
Is Tata Blackbird Coming: Some media reports said that Tata Motors was about to bring a new SUV, which would compete with the rest of the C-segment vehicles, including the Hyundai Creta, to the market. Its name was being mentioned as ‘Blackbird’ ( Black Bird in Hindi ). But, there are reports now that Tata has ‘blackbird’ The project has been halted as she was to partner with Chyna automaker Cherry (Chery) for this SUV but due to increased tension between India and China, Tata Has troped plans to do so.
However, Tata is understanding how much potential in the C-segment and how important it is to him. Therefore, he had already prepared Plan-B. Tata replaced the Nexon X1 platform to the needs of the C-segment and is now building a new coupe style SUV on it. This new SUV is Curvv, which was also showcased earlier this year. X1 platform has been upgraded for this. Blackbird may not be able to come to the Indian market but Curvv is sure to come.
Tata says that the concept version of Curvv that was shown, the production model will also be very similar to the one, not seeing much change in them. The Tata Curve is about to get a coupe SUV design, which means it will get a tapering roofline so the rear seat headroom may be reduced. It will be heavily feature loaded, with ventilated seats, large infotainment screens, digital instrument clusters, 360-degree cameras, much to be expected.
It can get an upgraded 1.2-liter turbo petrol engine, which can be able to generate 140bhp. It can also be offered a 1.5-liter turbo petrol, which can also be offered in the Harrier and Safari facelift before. This engine can generate 160BHP. It can get a 1.5-liter diesel engine with Nexon for diesel option. However, let me tell you that its EV version will be launched before the ICE version of Curve. Shortly thereafter, its ICE version will come, which can cost from Rs 12 lakh to Rs 22 lakh.