As we have reported earlier that Tata Motors will debut the Tata Harrier at Mumbai Marathon in 2019. Now, the company has given a hint of the Harrier premium SUV to increase the excitement among its fans. The reference is in terms of a video which reveals more about the upcoming car. The car was first showcased at the 2018 Auto Expo in Delhi. Tata Motors has already teased the profile of the Harrier and now we get the detailed video is officially revealed which shows the car is developed in OMEGARC platform.
In the Auto Expo 2018, the car was named H5X concept, but now we know the confirmed name of the SUV. The next Tata Motorcar will be the first vehicle to be developed on the OMEGARC (Optimal Modular Efficient Global Advanced Architecture) platform. The detailed video released by the company reveals more about the progressive monocoque OMEGARC architecture. The new platform is made jointly by Tata Motors and Jaguar Land Rover. The all-new platform is inspired by the famous Jaguar Land Rover’s D8 architecture. The video indeed declares D8 architecture is used to develop approx one million vehicles.
The new OMEGARC design is specially planned to extend optimal torsional and bending stiffness to contribute excellent driving dynamics in critical road conditions or driving in smooth metropolitan streets. In the video, we get to know that the vehicle features auxiliary isolation panels which will benefit to retain the NVH (noise, vibrations, harshness) levels in control. This feature will assist in noise cancellation and subtle interior sense. The platform will be updated with high-level safety. It will operate an innovatively assembled crumple zone. To make the vehicle powerful and stiff, it is treated with the comprehensive use of leading intensity steel.
The brand-new Tata Harrier will be available in 5-seater, and a 7-seater arrangement, which is common in SUV’s. Mechanically, the SUV can be powered by the Fiat-based 2.0-litre Multijet II diesel powertrain which was also equipped in Compass. The engine will be available in manual as well as automatic transmission option. The Harrier will be the first product of the Tata Motors to be developed in the Impact Design 2.0 platform. Tata Motors H5X SUV is expected to be revealed in 2019. It could be available at a price tag of Rs 17 Lakhs or above.
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