Homegrown automotive major, Tata Motors Limited recently announced its new sub-brand, ‘TAMO’, which will be working in the area of advanced products for the future, as well as in newer technologies.
The company has now went on to showcase its first mid-engined sports car under the brand, christened the TAMO Racemo, which has been displayed at the ongoing 87th Geneva Motor Show.
The car is based on the company’s MOFlex platform and is rather stubby in its dimensions. The platform utilizes Multi-Material Sandwich or MMS structure for the overall construction of the model. The Racemo comes with a large front bumper, which is a blacked out area.
It gets bi-LED headlamps and scissor doors, which give it that sporty appeal. It measures 3,835 mm in length, 1,810 mm in width and 1,208 mm in height. It has a wheelbase of 2,430 mm, a ground clearance of 165 mm, along with a turning radius of 5.8 m.
The car comes with a staggered tyre setup, with a 205/50 R17 tubeless size at the front, while having a 235/45 R18 setup for the back. At the rear, it gets circular LED tail lamps and carries a sloping roof line.
On the inside, the car gets a dual tone treatment and gets red and black seats. The instrument console is formed by three large screens, which would run various telematics technologies developed in conjunction with Microsoft.
The car has been designed at Tata Motors’ design studio in Turin, in Italy and only 250 units will be built and be sold in the Indian market.
The TAMO Racemo comes powered by a 1.2-litre turbocharged Revotron petrol motor, which develops 187 BHP of peak power at 6,500 rpm and 210 Nm of peak torque at 2,500 rpm. The engine is mated to a 6-speed AMT gearbox, which comes with paddle shifters and the car boasts of a claimed 0-100kmph timing of under six seconds.
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