Tata Motors X451 will now become a micro-SUV

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Tata seems to be working in full swing post the success of its latest model, the Tiago. Recent spy images have revealed a number of upcoming models from the automobile manufacturer such as the Kite 5 sedan, Tiago AMT, Hexa premium SUV and the Nexon premium compact SUV. An earlier report suggested that the company is also working on a premium hatchback, codenamed the X451.

Also read: Spied: Tata Tiago AMT spotted ahead of launch

Now, if a new report is to be believed, the X451 is more likely to be a micro-SUV which is currently in the works. Conceived in 2013, project ‘Dolphin’ is now said to be fast tracked so that the model can reach the production by next year.

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The report added that the company has floated a quotation for the new model among suppliers last month although a spokesperson from the company declined to comment on the same. Based on the company’s Advance Modular Platform (AMP), the model is a part of the company’s plan to launch two new vehicles every year till 2020.

Also read: Tata Hexa base variant spied; launch deferred indefinitely?

As the sales numbers report a healthy response from the Tiago, the company will now launch models at a steady pace with the aforementioned models lined up for a launch in the coming months. The Tiago was the first all new model to be launched by the company since 2008 when it launched the Nano. The X451, once launched, will take on the likes of the Mahindra KUV100.

Source: Livemint

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