Call it a car or an SUV, the Punch is set to create waves in the Indian auto market.
Designed across Tata Motor's studios in India, the UK and Italy, the model has been developed to herald an entirely new category the sub-compact SUV.
Tata Punch, which is slated to be launched on October 18, also achieved a 4-star rating for child occupant safety.
'There ain't no such thing as free lunch,' is an adage which almost all of us know but prefer to ignore at the slightest hint of someone offering something for free, often even if it is of no use to us.
The company plans to launch the model on October 20, and has commenced bookings on its website and sales network across the country for Rs 21,000.
The Safari Gold Edition, which comes in two special colour schemes - The White Gold and The Black Gold - is set to be showcased at the upcoming second leg of the VIVO IPL 2021.
Only 300 units of the trim would be produced and made available for retail.
The model comes in three variants, priced at Rs 11.99 lakh, Rs 12.49 lakh and Rs 12.99 lakh. A dual tone top-end trim is tagged at Rs 13.14 lakh.
Anshu Malik suggested that a sports psychologist should be attached with the team to help them overcome nerves at big stage like the Olympics.
It was also announced that apart from the scholarships to 60 juniors, 30 talented wrestlers, to be identified by the WFI, will be adopted by Tata Motors.