Tata Motors rolls out new Indica eV2
Last updated: 10 March, 2011
Bangalore, March 10, DHNS: 20:46 IST
Tata Motors, on Thursday, announced the launch of Tata Indica eV2, most fuel efficient car in India with a mileage of 25 kmpl, certified by Automotive Research Association of India for CR4 diesel engine.
Built on Tata Indica platform, Tata Indica eV2 succeeds Tata Indica.
Indica eV2 sports all new CR4 Common Rail Diesel engine that has a 1.4 litre diesel engine delivering 70 PS@4000 RPM. With higher torque of 140 NM at a lower 1800-3000 RPM, improvements in the gear ratios, starter motor protection and reduction in the weight of the car by around 10 kg, it ensures a better pickup, the company claimed.
The new CR4 engine has resulted in 32 per cent increase in power, 65 per cent increase in torque as well as 46 per cent improvement on fuel efficiency, the company said. It is also available with MPFI petrol engine and both engines are compliant with BS4 emission norms.
The Tata Indica eV2 is in the range of Rs 3.95 lakhs and Rs 4.77 lakhs, (ex-showroom Delhi) for CR4 diesel engine and in the range of Rs 2.95 lakhs and Rs 3.58 lakhs, (ex-showroom Delhi), for MPFI petrol. The car comes with a warranty of 24 months or 75000 km whichever is earlier.
The car has features like auto-drive assist that ensures that while climbing a gradient the engine will not stall even if the foot is completely taken off the clutch, enabling the driver to easily shift his foot to the accelerator. The exterior styling gets enhanced by alloy wheels, attractive decals, a new tail light cluster and rear bumper.