Tata Motors has started the bookings for the new variant of Altroz automatic for an amount of Rs. 21000. The car is equipped with a Dual Clutch Automatic (DCA) transmission and by mid-March 2022 company is ready to begin deliveries of the Altroz DCA. The introduction of the automatic transmission to the premium hatchback was a long-anticipated move, and the company hopes it will attract more customers. With this new automatic variant, Altroz will be the first Tata model to get a dual-clutch automatic transmission. Prices for the automatic Altroz are yet to be announced.
Commenting on this, Rajan Amba, Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Customer Care for Tata Motors Passenger Vehicles Ltd. said “Taking our success story further, we wanted to delight our customers by introducing a world-class automatic transmission to the line-up in the form of the Altroz DCA. We are confident that the Altroz DCA will set ‘Gold Standard’ in automatics and will match the evolving preference of our customers.”
The Altroz DCA will also come with a new color called the New Opera Blue and will be joined by the existing Downtown Red, Arcade Grey, Avenue White, and Harbour Blue color. The transmission will also be offered in the car’s Dark Edition.
The dual-clutch automatic transmission will come equipped with a wet clutch and will be offered in the top three variants – XT, XZ and XZ+ of 1.2-litre Revotron petrol engine. Altroz gets many premium features such as a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system by Harman, leatherette seats, rear AC vents, cruise control, auto headlamps, iRA connected car technology, etc. With the introduction of this auto-gearbox, the Altroz will be better equipped to compete with its rivals.