The home-grown automajor Tata Motors has today announced the launch of the Revotron Series, the company's next-generation petrol engine family to power future tata models in India. The company has also unveiled the first engine from the REVOTRON series, which is a Turbocharged Intercooled Multi-point Fuel Injected (MPFi) Petrol engine called the REVOTRON 1.2T.
As per the company, "The REVOTRON Series has been designed based on extensive feedback from car owners, car enthusiasts and expert drivers from across the globe; observing habits followed by extensive testing in gruelling climatic conditions in India as well as in countries like the UK and Korea."
85PS & 140Nm
The 1.2T is light on weight and low on friction, which promises to deliver high performance and fuel efficiency. The Revotron Series will be offered with 3 and 4 cylinder set ups. Equipped with a high Boost Turbo-charger, the Revotrol 1.2T churns out a maximum power output of 85PS @ 5000rpm and a peak torque of 140Nm @ 1750-3500rpm.
The new engine Series has been manufactured by Tata Motors with inputs from renowned players in the area of combustion, boosting, friction and calibration. The company also worked closely with global engine consultant AVL (Australia) and key technology parterns like Bosch, Honeywell, Mahle and INA to bring in the latest technology for the new engine series. The Revotron 1.2T has been tested for global standards with a testing car by TEnergy of Korea to ensure that the engine performance is best-in-class.
Announcing the launch, Mr. Ranjit Yadav, President, Passenger Vehicle Business Unit said, “With the launch of REVOTRON 1.2T, Tata Motors passenger vehicles business is making a strategic shift towards a more complete portfolio. The name itself, an amalgamation of Revolution and the French word “tronel”, meaning ‘balance”, conveys the essence of this engine brand that uses key technological advances to revolutionize and balance great driving manoeuvrability, without compromising on power or fuel efficiency. We are enhancing our portfolio with the next generation petrol engines – REVOTRON series.”
The REVOTRON 1.2T has been engineered to deliver optimum balance of power, performance and fuel economy. Developed using a range of eco-friendly and future-oriented technologies, the next-generation petrol engine incorporates latest know-how like multi-drive modes, allowing the best of economy and driving pleasure. The Advance Engine Management Systems (AMS) provides a digitally precise control for vehicle performance and emissions and offers the design of reciprocating components to ensure the best out of every drop of fuel.