Tata Motors unveils its first two-door sports car Racemo at Geneva Motor Show
Tata Motors on Tuesday unveiled its first ever two-door sports car called 'Racemo' at the 87th Geneva International Motor Show.
The two-seater, Sports Coupe was launched under Tata Motors new sub-brand – TAMO is the first in the series of innovations that addresses the challenges driven by the discontinuity and disruption in the automotive industry, said the company.
The Racemo two-seater sports coupe will come with a 1.2 litre Revotron 1198cc turbocharged petrol engine with 3 cylinders, and will dish out a power of 190 PS and 210Nm torque.
The car will have 17 inch front alloy front wheels and 18 inch alloy rear wheels. It will run on a 6-speed automatic transmission, disc brakes at the front and rear and can can reach a top speed of 0-100kmph in under 6 seconds.
The body construction with integrated crash safety protection with driver and passenger air bags, meets upcoming Indian regulations, said the company.
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Tata Motors said that Racemo attempts to create Tamo's first digitally native car that will bring alive connected car features such as advanced navigation, predictive maintenance, remote monitoring and over-the-air updates using Microsoft cloud-based technologies including advanced analytics, internet of things (IoT) and machine learning powered by Microsoft Azure.
The company announced that it will cultivate a race aspired generation to Play Racemo+ in an interactive gaming environment in Microsoft’s Forza Horizon 3 video game currently available on Xbox One and Windows 10 - First Indian car to be available on this platform.
Guenter Butschek, CEO and MD, Tata Motors said, “We launched our sub-brand Tamo as our answer to new technologies, business models and partnerships. Racemo is the first innovation from Tamo, and our emotional, unexpected leap to the future."