Tata Harrier 7-Seater SUV (Cassini) Spied Testing With New Updates: Spy Pics & Details

Tata Motors is all set to introduce their new flagship model, the Cassini SUV in India, early next year. The Tata Cassini is the 7-seater version of the Harrier SUV. Ahead of its launch in the Indian market, the seven-seater Tata Harrier has been spied testing yet again, however, this time new details have been revealed.

Spy Pics: Tata Harrier 7-Seater SUV Spied Revealing New Design Updates & Changes

As seen from the spy pics from Rushlane, the 7-seater Tata Harrier comes with a front fascia similar to the standard 5-seater model. However, the new 7-seater variant of the SUV can be seen with a slightly smaller set of ORVMs.

Spy Pics: Tata Harrier 7-Seater SUV Spied Revealing New Design Updates & Changes

The ORVMs on the spied seven-seater SUV is relatively smaller to either the Harrier or other previously spied Cassini SUVs. The smaller ORVMs help reduces the blind-spot on the car, allowing the driver more visibility.

Spy Pics: Tata Harrier 7-Seater SUV Spied Revealing New Design Updates & Changes

The 7-seater version of the Harrier was first showcased at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, as the Buzzard. Tata Motors is expected to launch the SUV in India at the 2020 Auto Expo. Once launched, the Tata Cassini (the most likely name for the Indian market) will be the flagship offering from the brand, positioned above the Hexa.

Spy Pics: Tata Harrier 7-Seater SUV Spied Revealing New Design Updates & Changes

The 7-seater SUV based on the Tata Harrier comes with a slightly different rear design as well. This includes a sleeker-looking set of taillights. The 7-seater variant is also said to be 62mm longer than the Harrier, to offer third-row of seating in the cabin. The 7-seater Harrier also comes with a panoramic roof, along with a set of larger 18-inch alloy wheels as well.

Spy Pics: Tata Harrier 7-Seater SUV Spied Revealing New Design Updates & Changes

The Tata Harrier 7-seater SUV will come powered by a 2.0-litre ‘Kryotec' diesel engine. This is the same engine which also powers the five-seater Harrier. However, the engine on the 7-seater version will be tuned to produce a higher power output of 170bhp, along with 350Nm of torque.

Spy Pics: Tata Harrier 7-Seater SUV Spied Revealing New Design Updates & Changes

The engine will continue to be mated to a six-speed manual gearbox. Tata Motors will also update the diesel engine on the 7-seater Harrier to comply with the upcoming BS-VI emission norms from the start.

The company is also said to be working on introducing an automatic transmission for the Harrier SUV. Tata Motors could debut the AMT transmission on the seven-seater Harrier, before introducing it on the five-seater model as well.

Spy Pics: Tata Harrier 7-Seater SUV Spied Revealing New Design Updates & Changes

Thoughts On The Tata Harrier Seven-Seater SUV Spy Pics

The Tata Harrier seven-seater is one of the much-awaited models from the brand. The seven-seater Harrier is part of multiple car launches expected by the brand in the coming months.

Once launched in India, the seven-seater Harrier will be priced slightly higher than its five-seater sibling. The seven-seater SUV will rival the likes of the Ford Endeavour, Mahindra Alturas G4 and the Toyota Fortuner in the Indian market.

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Article Published On: Monday, November 25, 2019, 12:12 [IST]
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