With Punch at ₹5.49L, Tata Motors eyes more SUV space
The Morning Standard|October 19, 2021
HOME-GROWN auto major Tata Motors on Monday said that it is eyeing a very dominating position in the SUV segment with the launch of Company's smallest SUV Punch (starting price ₹5.49 lakh).

“Hopefully a little better than that,” Vivek Srivatsa, Head of Marketing - Passenger Cars, Tata Motors told TNIE when asked if Tata aims to be India's third largest SUV seller with the aggressively priced Punch.

“This sub-compact SUV category should grow very well with Punch. We are confident of its success like our other products in the SUV segment, namely Nexon, Harrier and Safari."

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