The upcoming Tata Q501 SUV has been spotted again. As has been the scenario so far, the upcoming premium SUV is being tested under the guise of Land Rover Discovery Sport. It’s being said that the Q501 will share its platform with the Discovery Sport. In fact, even many suspension components will come from the Land Rover model. Akin to the JLR offering, the upcoming premium SUV from Tata Motors will be available in both 5- and 7-seat layouts.
Powering the Tata Q501 SUV will be a locally manufactured version of the 2.0-litre Diesel engine that powers the Jeep Compass. For its premium SUV, the company will source as many as 70,000 units of the Multijet motor from FCA India. The oil-burner outputs a maximum power of roughly 170 BHP. The new Q501 SUV is likely to launch by the end of this year in a price bracket of Rs 15-20 Lakh (ex-showroom). We expect to see a pre-production prototype at the Auto Expo 2018.
Tata Q501 SUV Launch Date
|Launch Date||October, 2018|
Tata hasn’t been too vocal about the Q501. However, the Tata Land Rover SUV might mark its debut at the Auto Expo 2018. Subsequently, its launch could take place by Diwali, 2018. Watch this space for the exact launch date of the Q501.
Tata Q501 SUV Price in India
|Minimum Price||Rs 15 Lakh|
|Maximum Price||Rs 20 Lakh|
The Tata Q501 Land Rover-based SUV will rival the likes of Jeep Compass and Hyundai Tucson. It is highly likely to launch in a price range of Rs 15 lakh to Rs 20 lakh. At such a price point, the Q501 will become the most expensive Tata car ever. However, it could still hold a price advantage over its immediate rivals.
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Tata Q501 SUV Specifications
|Engine||2.0-litre Turbocharged Diesel|
|Transmission||6-Speed Manual; 5-Speed Automatic|
|Max. Power||170 BHP|
|Peak Torque||370 Nm|
The exact specs of the Tata Land Rover SUV are not really clear but it’s for sure that the Q501 would offer top-notch quality as well as performance. Fiat will supply its 2.0-litre MultiJet-II Diesel engine to power the Q501. For the upcoming Tata Land Rover SUV (Q501), this engine is likely to output around 170 BHP. and 350 Nm. Transmission options will include a 6-speed Manual and a 7-speed Automatic. Tata could even offer an AWD system on the high-end models.
Stay tuned to Carblogindia for latest news updates on the new Tata Q501 SUV launch date and price in India.
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