Tata announced the launch of its performance brand Tamo last month and now its first sportscar called Racemo has been unveiled at 2017 Geneva Motor show. The much-awaited sub 4-meter sports car is likely to on sale in India around next year Auto Expo. As it will be brand’s first product, Tamo is likely to price it aggressively with an expected price tag around Rs. 25-30 lakh (ex-showroom). The two-door sports car has a stylish design, feature loaded and a mid-range powerful engine.
The Racemo will sports car technologies from Microsoft such as predictive maintenance, advanced navigation, OTA updates and remote scrutiny. The user can remote all these via three tablet like screen in the inurnment area behind the steering wheel. And like most supercars, most of the functions can be controlled via the sporty steering wheel.
In the safety segment, Racemo comes with dual front airbags, disc brakes with ABS and EBD. Its body is built on integrated crash safety protection and has three-point seat belts along with an optional four-point harness. The car is also built on MOFlex multi-material sandwich structure which is used for the first time in the automotive industry.
Tata Racemo is 3835mm long, 1810mm wide and 1208mm tall. It rides on the wheelbase of 2430mm and 165mmm of ground clearance. The front has R17 tubeless radial tyres while the rear gets R18 radials tubeless tyres. The supercar has been designed at Tata’s design studio in Italy and flaunts Bi-LED headlamps, blackened front bumper, butterfly side doors, slightly squared off wheel arches, roundish LED tail lights, centre mounted exhaust and contrasting engine cover.
It is powered by a 1.2l turbocharged Revotron petrol engine that makes 187bhp of [email protected] and 210Nm of [email protected] Transmission is taken care by a 6-speed AMT with push reverse button and paddle shifters. The engine propels the car to attain 0-100km/hr in just 6 seconds.