17 October, 2007
These safety features will be available on the top end Indica V2 Turbo DLX. The Indica range already comes with standard safety features like anti-submarine seats, side-impact beams, front crumple zone, collapsible steering column, energy absorbing bumpers and ELR type seat belts. The car complies with European standards for full-frontal, offset-frontal and rear crash for passenger survivability and has acquired a reputation of being one of the safest hatchback cars on Indian roads.
The variant comes with the powerful 1405 cc turbo-charged intercooled diesel engine that delivers a power of 68 PS @ 4500 rpm and a high torque of 130 nm @ 2500 rpm. The new Indica V2 Turbo variant will be available in three colours: Salsa Red, Arctic Silver and Carbon Black. It will be priced at Rs. 4.76 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi).
The Indica V2 has been amongst the top 3 selling cars in the industry and its segment for the last several years, with production of over 8 lakh units since its launch.
About Tata Motors
Tata Motors is India’s largest automobile company, with revenues of Rs. 32,426 crores in 2006-07. 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, South East Asia and South America. Tata Motors and Fiat Auto have formed an industrial joint venture in India to manufacture passenger cars, engines and transmissions for the Indian and overseas markets; Tata Motors also has an agreement with Fiat Auto to build a pick-up vehicle at CÃ³rdoba, Argentina. The company already distributes Fiat-branded cars in India. Tata Motors’ 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.