Tata Motors has unveiled what it calls its Sierra for a new era, an all-electric crossover concept, at the New Delhi Auto Expo 2020, in India. It’s the company’s idea of where the Sierra nameplate (in production between 1991 and 2000) could go with a fresh take.
It’s a concept, not a production preview, and if the ridiculously small steering wheel or the swiveling seats didn’t tell you that, then maybe the moss on the dashboard might drive the point home.
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The Sierra EV concept rides on Tata’s ALFA ARC platform and has an all-electric powertrain the specifics of which were not disclosed. Its design does bare hints of Land Rover Discovery, and this may not be accidental since Tata Motors actually owns Jaguar-Land Rover, but if you know the original Sierra, then it will definitely bring that to mind instead.
Gallery: Tata Sierra EV Concept
It’s definitely a good looking little high rider, with a high-set body, squared off flanks and a very aggressive face. According to its makers, its interior is meant to feel like a welcoming, soothing place, to feel more like a home than an actual automobile, and based on what we’ve seen, it does manage to achieve that goal. It may spawn a more toned down production version that could debut in India within the next two years.