Tata Harrier Seven-Seater 'H7X' Spied Testing — Might Be Introduced With AMT Gearbox

Tata Motors is set to introduce the seven-seater Harrier SUV in India. The seven-seater SUV, based on the Harrier will be showcased at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show.

Ahead of its launch in the Indian market, fresh spy images of the seven-seater Harrier has been leaked online. The spy pics from Autocar India, showcase a completely camouflaged seven-seater SUV testing on the Indian roads.

tata harrier 7 seater spy pics

The seven-seater SUV, based on the Harrier will use the same OMEGA architecture (modified Land Rover D8 platform). It will also use Tata Motors' latest 'Impact 2.0 design language.The seven-seater SUV codenamed 'H7X' will be positioned above the five-seater Harrier in the product lineup.

Tata confirmed the launch of the seven-seater variant for the Indian market, through a teaser shared at the 2018 Auto Expo. Since then, the car has been spotted testing in India on multiple occasions. The seven-seater H7X SUV is said to be 62mm longer than the Harrier SUV and will also feature a larger rear-quarter glass.

tata harrier 7 seater spy pics

As seen from the spy pics, the seven-seater SUV seems to sit a bit lower to the ground while also sporting wider tyres and a new set of alloy wheels. The H7X might also carry forward design cues from the Harrier SUV, including a prominent humanity line, patterned fog lamps, LED DRLs, sporty bumper, smoked tail lamps and an electric sunroof.

Inside as well, the seven-seater SUV will come feature-packed. Some of the features expected on the H7X SUV: leather seats and dashboard, large touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and MirrorLink.

Safety features on the Tata seven-seater H7X include dual airbags, ABS with EBD, rear parking camera/sensors, brake assist, traction control, ESP and a terrain management system similar to that on the Land Rover.

tata harrier 7 seater spy pics

In terms of mechanicals, the seven-seater H7X SUV will carry forward the same 2.0-litre Kryotec diesel engine. However, the H7X will get a higher state-of-tune. The engine on the seven-seater SUV will produce 170bhp and 350Nm of peak torque; a 30bhp increase over the five-seater Harrier — read our detailed Tata Harrier review here.

The engine will continue to be mated to the same six-speed manual gearbox. Although an AMT transmission which is already in the works might also make its debut on the production-spec H7X.

Thoughts On The Seven-Seater Tata Harrier SUV

The seven-seater SUV will be the third product launch by Tata Motors in 2019. Tata Motors recently launched the five-seater Harrier and is now preparing for the launch of their premium hatchback, the 45X. Once launched in India, the seven-seater SUV will take on rivals such as the Toyota Fortuner, Ford Endeavour, Honda CR-V and the Mahindra Alturas G4.

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Article Published On: Thursday, February 21, 2019, 18:31 [IST]
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