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Tata Ultra 1012 Light Truck with Full Air Brakes – 2016 GIIAS


PT Tata Motors Distribusi Indonesia (TMDI) today unveiled the Tata Ultra 1012 light truck at Gaikindo International Indonesia Auto Show (GIIAS).

Showcased at the ongoing 2016 Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show (GIIAS), Tata Ultra design caters to modern customer needs like superior performance, world-class cabin, high load capacity and flexible body-load configuration.

Tata Ultra 1012 variants are suited for specific applications and meets technical specs required by body builders. Load is 7 tonnes with deck length options of 4 meter and 6 meter.

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Suited for diverse functions and users, heavily built drivers, contract drivers and owners, Tata Ultra 1012 claims lowest operational cost. powered by a Tata 497 TCIC 3.783 cc engine, the LCV returns 125 Ps @2400 rpm and a torque of 400 Nm @1300-1500 rpm. Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) is at around 10 tonne. G-550transmission has six gears with overdrive (OD).

Cabin design gives the driver a broad angle of view. Safety and comfort are optimised through the seat adjuster, steering adjuster and weight control seat. Tilt-able telescopic power steering creates stability and comfort at high speed.

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Tata Ultra 1012 three-seater offer an adjustable driver seat and two for passengers. Fitted with full air brakes and radial tubeless tires, there’s the use of a neutral switch, side beam impact and three points active retractable safety belt. The Rolled Frame tech chassis is made of high tensile material. The LCV uses a parabolic leaf spring suspension in the front and semi elliptic leaf in the rear, complemented with a shock absorber and rubber bushing.

Trials and testing before launch covered 25,000 kilometers across tough terrains and varied operating conditions. Biswadev Sengupta, president director, TMDI says as a top truck and bus manufacturing business, Tata Motors brings forth a multipurpose light commercial vehicle of the future. Tata Ultra can be a champion in the highly competitive business world.


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A first drive in a manual rickety old van was enough to pave the road forward for Sagar Patel. When not driving or riding, his dexterity shifts gear to voice passion through words via reviews, and news, all the while, closely monitoring updates from the auto industry.

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