10 January, 2007
The Indica V2 range, including the Xeta, the NA Diesel and the V2 Turbo, now sports a new front bumper with chrome inlaid grille, a set of new dual-tone outer rear-view mirrors, new front fog lamps, stylish dual chamber head lamps and a pair of new bison tail lamps which have been the signature feature of its stylised appeal.
The interiors sport new upholstery, a new instrument cluster, a new centre fascia along with a more contemporary steering wheel. While the Xeta range carries forward its first in class beige interiors, the diesel range wears a new rich black interior.
The 2007 Indica V2 range is available in four new colours – Arizona Ochre, Amazon Blue, Cavern Grey and Pastel Green. They are in addition to the already popular colours â€“ Arctic Silver, Salsa Red, Mint White and Carbon Black.
The new Indica V2 Xeta continues to be available in the 1.2 litre and the 1.4 litre engine options, while the diesel range is available in the naturally aspirated, turbo-charged, and turbo-charged intercooled 1.4 litre engine options.
Indica sales at 1,02,361 nos. for the April â€“ December 2006 period have been growing by 35.8 %. The 2007 Indica V2 Xeta range is available in the price range of Rs.2.55 lakhs – Rs.3.49 lakhs, and the Indica V2 Diesel is available in the prince range of Rs.3.22 lakhs – Rs.4.13 lakhs (both ex-showroom, Delhi).
About Tata Motors
Tata Motors is India’s largest automobile company, with revenues of US$ 5.5 billion in 2005-06. With over 4 million Tata vehicles plying in India, it is the leader in commercial vehicles and the second largest in passenger vehicles. It is also the world’s fifth largest medium and heavy truck manufacturer and the second largest heavy bus manufacturer. Tata cars, buses and trucks are being marketed in several countries in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, South Asia, and South East Asia and in Australia. Tata Motors and Fiat Auto have announced the formation of an industrial joint venture in India to manufacture passenger cars, engines and transmissions for the Indian and overseas markets. Tata Motors already distributes Fiat-branded cars in India. The companyâ€™s international footprint include Tata Daewoo Commercial Vehicle Co. Ltd. in South Korea; Hispano Carrocera, a bus and coach manufacturer of Spain in which the company has a 21% stake; a joint venture with Marcopolo, the Brazil-based body-builder of buses and coaches; and a joint venture with Thonburi Automotive Assembly Plant Company of Thailand to manufacture and market pickup vehicles in Thailand. Tata Motors has research centres in India, the UK, and in its subsidiary and associate companies in South Korea and Spain.