Tata Motors has launched the new range of intermediate and light commercial vehicles in Bhutan. The company has launched four new models: LPT 912, LPK 912, LPK 1212 and LPT1412. With very competitive prices of these models comprising light-trucks 5 Tonners to 13 Tonners GVW and a new tipper range from 3 CuM to 6.5 CuM will be launched across the country, in a phased manner. These models come packed with the Common Rail Diesel Injection (CRDI) engine technology and GBS 40 gearbox with a 5 forward + 1 reverse option.
Speaking on the occasion, Asif Shamim, Regional Manager (SAARC), International Business-Commercial Vehicles, Tata Motors Ltd. said “It is our constant endeavor to provide Bhutanese customers with world class products and services. Our latest range of I&LCV trucks offers unmatched performance, comfort and safety, along with versatility of various load body lengths and tipper capacities to cater to a varied number of applications. These trucks are designed and tested for the conditions in Bhutan and will deliver power, performance and profitability to our customers, exceeding all their expectations." The new range boasts of suspended seats, refreshed interiors, new and smoother steering with tilting telescopic features and best-in-class grade-ability.
Speaking at the event Mrs Yeshey Seldon, MD STCBL “Over the years, Tata Motors has expanded their position in the Bhutanese market and we will continue to support these products with the best purchase and high quality after sales service experience. The new CR range of I&LCV trucks with its promising features strengthens our belief in Tata Motors vehicles, which are known to offer high value proposition to the Bhutanese customer, for their utility, ruggedness and fuel-efficiency.” All the models are powered by the 497 TCIC CR engine which offers top power of 125HP and peak torque of 400Nm for better pulling in all type of gradients. In addition, the CR engine boasts of viscous fan technology for low NVH levels. All the trucks also get an unmatched warranty of 3 years/3000 hrs.