Tata Altroz Racer Launched at Rs 9.49 Lakh

Tata Motors has launched the highly anticipated Altroz Racer, with prices starting at Rs 9.49 lakh and going up to Rs 10.99 lakh (ex-showroom India). This sportiest iteration of the Altroz hatchback aims to rival the Hyundai i20 N Line. It features a more powerful engine, cosmetic updates, and new features both inside and out.

Tata Altroz Racer Pricing and Variants

The Altroz Racer is available in three trims: R1, R2, and R3. Below is the detailed pricing for each variant:

Altroz Racer Price (Ex-showroom)

Trim Price
R1 Rs 9.49 lakh
R2 Rs 10.49 lakh
R3 Rs 10.99 lakh

Engine and Specifications

The Altroz Racer’s standout feature is its 1.2-litre, three-cylinder, turbo-petrol engine. This engine, in a higher state of tune, delivers 120hp and 170Nm, a significant increase of 10hp and 30Nm over the previous iTurbo version. This engine setup is akin to what is found in the Tata Nexon SUV.

Key specifications include:

  • Engine: 1.2-litre turbo-petrol
  • Power: 120hp
  • Torque: 170Nm
  • Transmission: 6-speed manual gearbox
  • Exhaust: Sportier sounding system

Unlike its competitor, the Hyundai i20 N Line, the Altroz Racer does not include suspension or steering enhancements.

Exterior Design

The Altroz Racer features several exterior updates that emphasize its sporty nature. Available in three paint options – Atomic Orange, Avenue White, and Pure Grey – each variant includes a contrasting black finish with white racing stripes on the bonnet and roof, creating a striking floating effect. Additional exterior highlights include:

  • Racer Badging: Positioned on the front fenders
  • Revised Grille: Slightly updated design
  • Wheels: Retains the 16-inch alloy wheels

Interior Features and Updates

The Altroz Racer’s interior boasts significant upgrades, both in terms of technology and comfort. The most notable additions include:

  • Touchscreen: 10.25-inch unit with a smoother operating system
  • Instrument Cluster: New 7.0-inch digital display
  • Ventilated Front Seats: A segment-first feature
  • 360-Degree Camera: For enhanced visibility
  • Voice-Assisted Sunroof: Adds a touch of luxury
  • Safety: Six airbags and Electronic Stability Control (ESC) as standard

Cosmetic interior updates feature red accents around the AC vents and gear lever, alongside new leatherette upholstery with contrast stitching.


The Altroz Racer competes directly with the Hyundai i20 N Line, priced between Rs 9.99 lakh and Rs 12.52 lakh, and the Maruti Fronx with its 1.0-litre BoosterJet engine, priced between Rs 9.72 lakh and Rs 13.04 lakh.

The Tata Altroz Racer, with its combination of enhanced performance, stylish design, and advanced features, is set to make a strong impression in the sporty hatchback segment.

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