Tata Motors, has launched its range of ULTRA Business Utility Vehicles, addressing customer requirements in the light commercial vehicle segment in Kenya. The driveline of Tata ULTRA 1012 has TATA 497 TCIC engine, with an output of 125 HP. A new-generation transmission with aluminum casing – the G-550 six-speed gear-box with overdrive, with cable-shift mechanism (a first-of-its-kind in Kenya) and axle technology, with reduced weight, offering superior performance and greater fuel efficiency for varied payloads. The Tata ULTRA can cater to payloads ranging 4 to 11 tonnes and engine capacities from 125 HP to 180 HP.
The ULTRA offers faster turnaround time and enhanced profitability for any goods carrying business, making it an ideal work horse for movement of materials across distances. The Tata ULTRA cabin offers completely new stylized interiors, with a focus on driver comfort and safety. Besides the mechanics of the vehicle, the uniqueness of the Tata ULTRA is that its cockpit is both functional and attractive.
The smartly designed dashboard offers features like Driving Economy Indicator and Water in Fuel Indicator. The gear lever is dashboard mounted, a unique feature in this class of commercial vehicles. The cabin has ample amount of space for the occupant, including a 3-way adjustable driver’s seat with arm rests, an adjustable power steering system, for best possible control in all conditions, provisions for the fitment of various accessories including a music system, air conditioning and Global Positioning System (GPS) tracking. The design of the cabin helps give the driver benchmark levels of visibility, safety and driving comfort.
The trucks get 3 years or 2 lakh km warranty – whichever is earlier – and come in 3 colours – Arctic White, Arizona Blue and Sardinia Red