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Tata-Motors' new SUV to be called 'Harrier'; launch in 2019

Anjana Raghav


11 Jul 2018: Tata-Motors' new SUV to be called 'Harrier'; launch in 2019

Tata Motors today said its much-awaited compact sports utility vehicle (SUV) will be called "Harrier", which is being developed in collaboration with its marque British arm Jaguar Land Rover.

This five-seater monocoque SUV is engineered on the new generation platform and was unveiled at the Auto Expo 2018 as the H5X concept.

The commercial launch will take place in the first quarter of 2019.

Impact design 2.0: Harrier, first vehicle to sport 'Impact design 2.0' philosophy

The Harrier sports sleek looks and dynamism, and offers "a glimpse of the future generation of Tata Motors vehicles in terms of styling, technology and performance capabilities," the company said.

The Harrier is the first vehicle to sport the "Impact design 2.0" philosophy and offers future-ready connectivity and best-in-class infotainment.

"Its architecture is derived from Land Rover D8 architecture," it said.

Strong comeback: Tata Motors made a strong comeback since its lows

Driven by the success of its first compact SUV, Nexon, and also new cars like the sedan Tigor and the compact car Tiago, Tata Motors has made a strong comeback since its lows.

Christening the much-anticipated SUV, Mayank Pareek, President for Passenger Vehicle Business unit at Tata Motors, said, "With Turnaround 2.0 into play, we are geared to win sustainably in the market."