Tata HBX Production-Ready Models Spied Inside Prodcution Plant Ahead Of India Launch: Pics & Details

Tata Motors will soon be launching a new model in the Indian market. It will be a new micro-SUV that is currently codenamed the HBX and could be called the Hornbill in its production-ready form. Ahead of its launch, the production-ready model of the HBX has been spotted revealing new features.

Tata HBX Production-Ready Models Spy Pics: Spotted Inside Prodcution Plant Ahead Of India Launch

Spy images shared by Motorbeam, reveals two examples of the production-ready HBX micro-SUV. Both of them are partially camouflaged to conceal the design and features. However, some parts of the exterior are exposed revealing some of the HBX's features.

Tata HBX Production-Ready Models Spy Pics: Spotted Inside Prodcution Plant Ahead Of India Launch

Starting with the colours, both model carries different paint schemes. The blue test mule seems to feature a dual-tone paint scheme with a combination of white roof and blue body colour. The other test mule features a white colour scheme.

Tata HBX Production-Ready Models Spy Pics: Spotted Inside Prodcution Plant Ahead Of India Launch

The images also reveal the split-style headlamps of the HBX with DRLs placed on top and the main lights placed below. blacked-out bumper with fog lamps, the funky-looking dual-tone diamond-cut alloy wheels, and wrap-around taillamps.

Tata HBX Production-Ready Models Spy Pics: Spotted Inside Prodcution Plant Ahead Of India Launch

The test mule also reveals the blacked-out D-pillars with rear door handles placed on top, chunky all-around body cladding, dual-tone ORVMs, roof-integrated spoiler, reflectors on the rear bumper, and fuel-filler cap placed below the taillamps and roof rails that add to the styling of the car.

Tata HBX Production-Ready Models Spy Pics: Spotted Inside Prodcution Plant Ahead Of India Launch

The upcoming SUV from Tata Motors will feature the brand's ALFA architecture and the Impact 2.0 design. Because of its SUV-ish design, the HBX is also expected to feature a roomy cabin that can seat five passengers in comfort.

Tata HBX Production-Ready Models Spy Pics: Spotted Inside Prodcution Plant Ahead Of India Launch

The spy images do not reveal the interiors and features of the upcoming micro-SUV. However, upon a close inspection, we can spot the floating touchscreen display. The infotainment is expected to support the Android Auto and Apple CarPlay wireless phone connectivity.

Tata HBX Production-Ready Models Spy Pics: Spotted Inside Prodcution Plant Ahead Of India Launch

The infotainment system is also expected to feature the brand's connected technology with an enhanced AVA voice assistant system — here are all the details.

Tata HBX Production-Ready Models Spy Pics: Spotted Inside Prodcution Plant Ahead Of India Launch

Other features that are expected on the HBX include a semi-digital instrument cluster, climate control, a flat-bottom steering wheel with mounted controls, rear ac vents, a button to start the car, cruise control and a lot more.

Tata HBX Production-Ready Models Spy Pics: Spotted Inside Prodcution Plant Ahead Of India Launch

The HBX is expected to feature the same petrol engine that currently powers the Altroz premium hatchback. The 1.2-litre petrol engine produces 85bhp and 113Nm of torque and comes mated to a manual transmission. The company is also expected to offer the petrol engine with an optional AMT at a later date.

Tata HBX Production-Ready Models Spy Pics: Spotted Inside Prodcution Plant Ahead Of India Launch

Thoughts About The Tata HBX Production-Ready Models Spied Inside Prodcution Plant Ahead Of India Launch

The Tata HBX will cater to Indian motorists looking to buy a practical entry-level car in the country. The SUV-ish design of the HBX will feature a roomier cabin as compared to the other entry-level hatchback sold in the country.

Once launched, the Tata HBX will rival the Mahindra XUV100, Maruti Suzuki Ignis and the Ford Freestyle.

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Article Published On: Thursday, May 27, 2021, 15:55 [IST]
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