Tata Altroz Racer Launched: A Hot Hatch for Everyday Thrills

Tata Altroz ​​​​​​​​Racer

Tata Motors, India’s leading automaker, has unveiled the Altroz Racer, a sporty iteration of its popular Altroz hatchback. This new variant promises an exhilarating driving experience with its powerful 1.2-liter turbocharged petrol engine that delivers 120 PS at 5,500 rpm and 170 Nm torque between 1,750 and 4,000 rpm.

Race-Inspired Design and Packed with Features

The Altroz Racer boasts a race-inspired design aesthetic, both inside and out. It comes loaded with features, making it the most premium version of the Altroz. Some of the highlights include a 360-degree camera for enhanced parking ease, a large 26.03 cm touchscreen infotainment system, ventilated front seats for added comfort, and six airbags for superior safety (standard on all Racer variants).

Tata Altroz ​​​​​​​​Racer
Image Credits: Tata Motors

The Only Hatchback with a 6-Speed Manual Transmission

The Altroz Racer is the only car in its segment to offer a 6-speed manual transmission, ensuring agile handling and a sporty driving experience in both city traffic and on highways.

Multiple Variants and Color Options

The Altroz Racer will be available in three variants – R1, R2, and R3 – catering to different customer needs and budgets. Each variant will be offered in three distinct colors: Pure Grey, Atomic Orange, and Avenue White.

Expanding the Altroz Range

In addition to the Altroz Racer, Tata Motors has also introduced two new variants (XZ LUX and XZ+S LUX) and upgraded one existing variant (XZ+OS) in the Altroz lineup. These variants will offer a wider range of engine options, including manual petrol, DCA petrol, diesel, and CNG.

Tata Altroz ​​​​​​​​Racer
Image Credits: Tata Motors

Introductory Prices

The Altroz Racer carries a starting price of ₹ 9,49,000 (ex-showroom, Delhi) for the R1 variant. The prices increase progressively for the R2 and R3 variants. The introductory prices for all variants are as follows:

  • Racer R1: ₹ 9,49,000
  • Racer R2: ₹ 10,49,000
  • Racer R3: ₹ 10,99,000

The introductory prices for the new and updated XZ variants are:

  • XZ LUX (New): ₹ 8,99,900
  • XZ+S LUX (New): ₹ 9,64,990
  • XZ+OS (Updated): ₹ 9,98,900

A Car Designed to Set You Apart

Commenting on the launch, Vivek Srivatsa, Business Head at Tata Passenger Electric Mobility Ltd., stated that the Altroz Racer is designed to inject excitement into everyday driving. He highlighted its high performance, cutting-edge features, and technology-driven approach, making it ideal for the modern, fashion-conscious customer seeking a car that stands out.

Tata Altroz ​​​​​​​​Racer
Image Credits: Tata Motors

Altroz Racer Variant Comparison

The three variants of the Altroz Racer offer a tiered feature set:

Over R1
Over R2
R16 Alloy wheelsElectric Sunroof with Voice AssistiRA connected Car tech
6 AirbagsWireless ChargerFront Ventilated Seats (segment first)
Leatherette Seats17.78 cm TFT digital clusterAir Purifier
26.03 cm infotainmentSteering mounted cluster control
Wireless AA and ACP360 degree camera
PEPSXpress Cool
Rear Armrest
Rear Wipers and Wash
4 speakers + 4 tweeters
Projector headlamps
Front fog lamps
Rear defogger
Front Sliding Armrest
All four power windows
Electrically adjustable & autofold ORVM
Cruise Control
Height Adjustable driver seat
Rear AC vents
Auto headlamps and Rain sensing wipers
Tata Altroz ​​​​​​​​Racer
Image Credits: Tata Motors

XZ Variant Features

The newly introduced XZ LUX and XZ+S LUX variants, along with the updated XZ+OS, offer a comprehensive feature set, including:

All features of XZ
All features of XZ+S
All features of XZ+S LUX
26.03 cm infotainment6 AirbagsiRA Connected Car tech
360 degree camera26.03 cm infotainmentAir Purifier
AA and ACP over wifi360 degree camera
AA and ACP over wifi

Altroz Legacy Continues

With over 250,000 satisfied customers, the Altroz has established itself as a benchmark for premium compact cars in India. It has earned a reputation for its design, intuitive features, strong performance, and top-rated safety. The Altroz Racer promises to build on this legacy by offering an even more thrilling driving experience.

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