Tata Motors launched its new
Signa range of Medium & Heavy Commercial Vehicles, at the Auto Expo 2016.
Offered in various configurations, the Signa range of commercial vehicles is
engineered and built to offer Medium & Heavy commercial vehicle buyers, a
newly designed cabin, with proven Tata Motors aggregates, for a world-class
trucking experience. Tata Motors showcased three variants from the Signa range
– the Signa 4923.S tractor, the Signa 3118.T multi-axle truck and the Signa
With its smartly designed
cabin space, improved ergonomics and NVH levels, the Signa range of cabins are
built to offer a superior in-cab experience, enabling drivers to operate
fatigue free over long hauls, which in turn offers significant improvement in
productivity. With an inbuilt telematics system, by Tata Fleetman, the new
Signa range empowers fleet operator with a more connected experience, to better
manage their transport business through optimum driver, vehicle and fuel
Tata Motors also unveiled the
Ultra 1518, an all-new production ready variant from Tata Motors Ultra range of
Intermediate & Light commercial vehicles. With a fully-built extended Sleeper
cabin, the Ultra 1518 is designed to enhance operational efficiencies for a
commercial vehicle operator, with faster turnaround. Equipped with three seats
and a sleeper bed, the Tata Ultra 1518 will ensure fatigue free commercial
vehicle operations, thereby multiplying productivity, with the vehicle
constantly on the move, ensuring quicker returns on investment.
Commenting on the launch of
the new Tata Signa series of M&HCV’s, Ravi Pisharody, Executive Director,
Commercial Vehicle Business Unit, Tata Motors, said, “For over six decades, we
at Tata Motors have played a significant role in defining the Indian commercial
vehicles landscape, recognising customer needs, introducing game-changing product
and categories, touching the lives of millions every day. Today’s unveil in the
form of the new Signa range of medium & heavy duty commercial vehicles and
the Ultra 1518, is a showcase of that strength, presenting years of hard work,
along with world-class engineering, commercial vehicle design and technologies,
all aimed at increasing fleet efficiency, at the same time attracting the best
drivers. With these commercial vehicle offerings, we hope to bring modern
trucking mainstream, addressing emerging needs, for a safe, comfortable and
connected commercial vehicle experience.
Reiterating Tata Motors
commitment to the future of the commercial vehicle industry, Pisharody further
added, “At the Auto Expo 2016, we also have on display our capabilities across
the commercial vehicle spectrum, with technologies powering the future of goods
and passenger movement. From the last mile Magic Iris Ziva, propelled by
Hydrogen based Fuel-Cell technologies, the Tata Starbus Hybrid – the world's
first commercially produced CNG Hybrid Bus, to a new-generation last mile goods
transport solution from the Ace family – The Tata Ace Mega XL. With these new
future ready products, we are all set to revolutionize the commercial vehicle
industry here in India, and I am convinced that we're setting new benchmarks
for the entire industry.”
Ideal for customers who want
to upgrade their commercial vehicles, the Signa range will continue to offer
best business returns, with proven and reliable aggregates, a better in-cab
experience, along with a more connected drive.
The Tata Signa 4923.S, is a
tractor offering from Tata Motors new Signa range of commercial vehicles. With
a Gross Combination Weight (GCW) of 49000 Kgs, when coupled with suitable
trailers, the Tata Signa 4923.S proven and reliable Cummins ISBe 5.9 Common
Rail engine, delivers power of 230 PS and a torque of 850Nm, with best-in-class
Fuel Efficiency and is based on proven powertrain and aggregates, like the
G1150 Gearbox and RA109SRT rear axle. Empowering customers with the lowest
Total Cost of Ownership, the Tata Signa 4923.S is also offered with multiple
fully-built load body options, making the vehicle a preferred choice for
transporters for various applications.
The Tata Signa 3118.T is an
MAV truck from Tata Motors new Signa range of commercial vehicles, with both
steerable and Lift Axle options. With a Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) of 31 ton,
the Signa 3118.T is powered by a world-class Tata Cummins B5.9 L– 6 cylinder
engine, with an optimum combination of 180 PS and flat torque of 675 Nm at
lowest rpm range, delivering best-in-class fuel efficiency and highest engine
life. Coupled with a strong and sturdy chassis and vehicle aggregates, the Signa
3118.T is most suitable for all applications, also providing customers with the
lowest Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)
The Tata Signa 2518.K is a
Construction and Mining offering from Tata Motors new Signa range of commercial
vehicles. With a Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) of 25 ton, the Tata Signa 2518.K is
powered by a world-class Tata Cummins B5.9 L– 6 cylinder engine, with an
optimum combination of 180 PS and flat torque of 675 Nm at lowest RPM range,
delivering best-in-class fuel efficiency and highest engine life. With a
reliable and proven power train, the new Tata Signa 2518.K offers its customers
better productivity and lowest cost of operations, for a construction vehicle.
After the world-class range of
Prima trucks, Tata Motors introduced another global standard of trucks in the
Intermediate & Light commercial vehicle segment – the Tata Ultra range.
Designed to be stylish and futuristic, with smart utility features, the Tata Ultra
was engineered keeping in mind, changing customer needs and technology and
based on an extensive feedback from customers and drivers, to better understand
their expectations of an ILCV truck. Launched in 2014, the Ultra range was
introduced to fast track a consumer’s business growth and deliver a reliable,
safe and comfortable trucking experience.
Being showcased at the Auto
Expo 2016, the Tata Ultra 1518 is based on a combination of world-class
performance parameters, with enhanced levels of durability and reliability of
the ULTRA platform, enabling Tata Motors to set new benchmarks in the
Intermediate commercial vehicles space. A combination of driver comfort, high
load carrying-capacity and safety, along with best life-cycle cost, makes this
new offering from Tata Motors, versatile for various applications.
With a Gross Vehicle Weight
(GVW) of 15.7 ton and a payload of 9.7 tons, the Ultra 1518 boasts a new 5
liter, 4 cylinder engine, with a power range of 180- 210 PS and a torque range
of 590-805 NM, offering best-in-class fuel efficiency.
The Ultra 1518 is comfortable.
Furnished with a spacious cabin, equipped with a gear knob in the dash board and
a fully trimmed power steering, seating three, along with a bed, ensures a safe
and comfortable working design for the driver. Additionally the Tata Ultra’s 1518
adjustable and collapsible steering column and braking system, that’s full air
type with ABS, adds to the safety of the vehicle. The vehicles parabolic
suspension system further adds to the comfort and sturdiness.
Designed to be fitted with
HVAC and telematics, will further make the Tata Ultra 1518 – Sleeper, a
fundamentally more reliable asset, offering efficient solutions for optimum
Source: Tata Motors
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