Tata Altroz, Neon, and Nexon EV are now available in a dark version package, which was first launched on the Harrier SUV in 2019. The standard version and has a theme that is dark. The move to introduce the dark version on other models may be to increase the demand for the Harrier-style dark version, which has become a popular choice for buyers. Tata also updated the Harrier Dark version for the 2021 price, which now starts at Rs 20 lakh expected.
Tata Altroz Dark Edition is based on the XZ + gasoline variant Nexon Dark Edition is available for XZ +, XZA +, XZ + (O) and XZA + (O) Nexon EV Dark Edition is available for XZ + and XZ + Lux and Update Harrier Dark Edition
Tata Altroz, Nexon EV Dark Edition
Starting from Altroz, the Dark Edition provides a fully charged XZ + gasoline version. Buyers can choose the naturally aspirated 1.2-liter 86-horsepower engine or the more powerful 1.2-liter 110-horsepower turbo gasoline engine, both of which are equipped with a 5-speed manual transmission. Starting at Rs 871,000 (ex-showroom in Delhi), the price of the Altroz Dark Edition is about Rs 30,000 higher than the standard gasoline Altroz XZ+.
The Altroz dark version uses Cosmo Dark paint, with 16-inch dark alloy wheels and exterior decorative elements. The black theme was also brought into the cabin, and the synthetic leather seats were embroidered with #Dark on the headrest. At the same time, Nexon Dark Edition offers diesel and gasoline versions of XZ + and XZ + (O) finishes. Engine options are the common 120 horsepower 1.2-liter turbo gasoline and 110-horsepower 1.5-liter diesel, both from conventional compact SUVs, and either AMT or 6-speed manual transmission.
Like Altroz, decorative elements such as leatherette interiors, alloy wheels, and decorative inserts are painted black. The Nexon Dark Edition starts at Rs 10.4 lakh, which is approximately Rs 40,000 higher than the gasoline-powered Nexon XZ+. At the same time, Nexon EV is finished in a midnight black paint tone and retains blue highlights, which helps to distinguish it from the regular Nexon on the nose. However, the blue highlights on the waistline were replaced by satin black inserts.
The theme of blackening also continues to the interior, with artificial leather interiors with blue inserts and blackened decorative inserts. Interestingly, the Nexon EV XZ + interior level also has split-folding rear seats. This feature is only available on the fully loaded XZ + Lux interior of the standard electric SUV, and the tire pressure monitor is also standard.
The starting price is 15 lakh rupees, which is about 45,000 rupees higher than the Nexon EV XZ +. There are no mechanical changes because the EV continues to run with a front-end electric motor that can provide 129 horsepower. The engine is paired with a 30.2 kWh battery, allowing this compact SUV to travel 312 kilometers on a single charge.
Continuing to use Harrier also, the updated Dark Edition models now have additional black decorative inserts, the most eye-catching is the Harrier logo on the windowsill and exterior tail, as well as improved interior trim and larger 18-inch alloy wheels.
Tata said that compared with the upcoming version of Atlas Black, Harrier Dark Edition is now finished with the new Oberon Black. Inside, the cabin uses a new dark artificial leather interior and improved decorative inserts. The range is now limited to three variants: XT +, XZ +, and XZA +. Buyers only provide a 170PS diesel engine with a 6-speed manual transmission on XT+ and XZ+ and a 6-speed automatic transmission on XZA+.
The Harrier Dark Edition starts at Rs 18 lakh, which is approximately Rs 20,000 higher than the upcoming XT + Dark Edition.