Tata Motors launches 4x2 prime mover Signa 5525.S
Published On Sep 29, 2020
The company says the all-new Signa tractor-trailer is India’s first 4x2 prime mover with the highest gross combination weight of 55 tonnes. The only manufacturer to get ARAI certification for such a configuration.
Not perturbed by the slowing sales or the pandemic’s dampened spirit, truck makers bring in new vehicles to serve the customers better. The focus seems to be offering value for money and innovative products to address the growing niche applications.
Doing precisely this, market leader Tata Motors today introduced Signa 5525.S – India’s highest gross combination weight (GCW) prime mover (tractor) in the 4x2 segment. The Signa 5525.S 4x2’s is designed with Tata Motors’ Power of 6 philosophy empowering customers with the Power of enhanced performance, the lower total cost of ownership, higher comfort, and convenience, thereby improving the revenue and reduction operating cost at the same time.
The Signa 5525.S 4x2 prime mover is powered by Cummins 6.7-litre engine with a power rating of 250hp and torque rating of 950Nm from 1000-1800rpm, ensuring fatigue-less driving and reduced turnaround time for more trips and higher revenue. The drivetrain is designed with an industry-proven G1150 9-speed gearbox, 430mm dia. organic clutch and heavy-duty RA110 rear axle with enhanced pulling Power, designed for demanding terrain and multiple application requirements.
The Signa 5525.S is equipped with 3-distinct drive modes – Light, Medium and Heavy, coupled with Gear shift Advisor to ensure optimum Power and torque selection, based on the load and terrain, and on-drive coaching for right gear selection, ensuring high fuel efficiency and the lowest total cost of operations in its segment.
Speaking on this new product launch, RT Wasan, Vice President, Product Line, M&HCV, Tata Motors said, “With the introduction of the Signa 5525.S 4x2, Tata Motors continues its mission to be the pioneer in the Indian commercial vehicle industry with the widest range of products, offering its customers the best-in-class solutions to improve their overall profitability through both levers of higher revenue generation and operating cost reduction. Continuing with our constant endeavour to deliver the best product offering to our esteemed customers, we are happy to announce that we are the first manufacturer to offer the 55-tonne GCW on a 4x2 prime mover. Through our Power of 6 philosophy, we will continue to offer best-in-class products and solutions and further strengthen our numero uno position in both the cargo and construck segments. Each of these new vehicles come factory fitted with the Tata Motors’ digital solution for optimal fleet management, the Fleet Edge, to further enhance the productivity of the fleet and improve customer profitability.”
An impressive combination of features and aggregates
The all-new Signa 5525.S is available with the popular Signa cabin with offering a 3-way mechanically adjustable driving seat, spacious sleeper berth, tilt & telescopic steering system and ample utility space. The Signa 5525.S’ suspended cabin guarantees lower NVH characteristics and provides a comfortable ride even on tough terrains. The powerful air conditioning system, coupled with the ambient air temperature sensor, assures comfortable all-weather driving and lower fuel consumption.
The crash-tested cabin, high seating position, bigger daylight opening, rearview mirror, blind spot mirror, solid steel 3-piece bumper make it one of the safest cabins to drive. Moreover, new modern features such as engine brake and iCGT brake give greater vehicle control and lower maintenance costs. It also comes with the standard fitment of Fleet Edge – Tata Motors’ next-gen digital solution for optimal fleet management, to further increase the uptime and reduce the total cost of ownership.
The Signa 5525.S 4x2 comes with an advanced and wide range of fully built solutions offering customers a one-stop solution with multiple advantages like better financing terms, earning from delivery day, nationwide service warranty and higher resale value, thereby making an overall much better value proposition for customers.
For peaceful ownership, the entire range of Tata Motors M&HCV trucks comes with a warranty of 6 years / 6 lakh kilometers. The company also offers Sampoorna Seva 2.0 and Tata Samarth – the company’s commitment to commercial vehicle driver welfare, uptime guarantee, on-site service, and customized annual maintenance and fleet management solutions with each M&HCV.
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