Tata Motors Ultra Trucks: ILCV Range Explored
Modified On Mar 22, 2022 05:02 PM
The Ultra range of trucks is redefining the Indian trucking industry with the modern ultra safer and comfortable cabin, plentiful features and promise of performance. We take a detailed look at the extensive portfolio in the 6-16T GVW categories that suit every cargo/logistics and transport application.
Market Leader Tata Motors is the only full-range truck maker in India offering a truck across the entire breadth of the market- starting from under 1T GVW to all the way 55T GVW. A truck buyer looking for any truck- haulage, tipper or tractor- there is a Tata truck no matter what is the application or budget.
The light and intermediate truck segments are critical for last-mile, regional and even inter-state transportation. To offer the most suitable, value for money and most efficient truck to customers, all the OEMs including Ashok Leyland, Eicher, BharatBenz and Mahindra are offer a compelling value proposition.
To address the changing customer needs and also cater for the rapidly evolving transport industry, Tata Motors always remains at the forefront in bringing innovative trucking solutions to customers. Trucks with new technologies, features, etc that serve the customer better by helping run an efficient and productive fleet. To take the domestic trucking industry to the next level, bringing in more appealing, stylish and safer trucks, Tata Motors introduced the modern Ultra range of trucks that now gradually extended across all the major categories of trucks.
If you’re buying your new truck in the light and intermediate truck category, then we help you with the entire list of Ultra that you can buy right now. Read to find out everything that you need to know.
Tata Ultra Sleek T.6
We start with the smallest Ultra truck that you can buy right now. Last year, Tata Motors introduced the Ultra platform in the light-duty truck, and the Ultra Sleek T.6 is the 6T GVW truck. The T. 6 Ultra is the first of its kind global standard sleek ultra-narrow cabin designed for Indian road and weather conditions. The cabin is highly comfortable and walk-through type along with safety features. The dash-mounted gear shift, standard power steering with tilt and telescopic mechanism, lower noise, vibration and harshness makes the cabin highly comfortable and enjoyable to drive.
Tata Ultra Sleek T.7
If you want a slightly higher 7 GVW light truck, then there is Ultra Sleek T.7, and it closely resembles the Ultra Sleek T.6. The only major difference is the cargo load body size and wheelbase that you get here. The Cabin, aggregates and powertrain are identical between both the trucks.
The Ultra Sleek T.7 is available in 12 ft single tyre 7300 GVW, 14 ft single tyre 7300 GVW, 17 ft single tyre 7490 GVW with the highest deck length in 4 tyres offered by Tata Motors. Then the 14 ft, 17ft and 20ft double tyre 7490 GVW.
Tata Ultra Sleek T.9
In the Ultra Sleek series, the top-end 9T GVW option that you can consider is the Ultra Sleek T.9. Suitable for medium, short-haul and city transportation needs, the Ultra Sleet T.9 is a versatile truck that helps you move cargo efficiently and quickly.
Tata T.11 Ultra
The T. 11 Ultra is a 10990 kg gross vehicle weight category cargo truck fitted with a new generation modern cabin that comes in a walkthrough type feature. The spacious and comfortable cabin gets a 1+2 seating configuration and undoubtedly appeals to not only the fleet-operators/owners but also the drivers too.
Ideal for medium and long haul cargo shipping needs, you can choose the cargo body from various lengths as per the applications and cargo type. The truck is packed with Tata Motors new 3.3L -125hp engine that blends the power and torque well to help you move the heaviest shipment fast.
Tata T.12 Ultra
In the 12T GVW, 6-tyre category, you have the T.12 Ultra which is suitable for medium to long haul logistics deliveries. What you get with this truck is several lengths of cargo bodies between 20ft - 24ft, allowing you to carry volume as well as bulk cargo effortlessly.
Tata T.14 Ultra
In another 6-tyre truck but higher 14T gross weight, there is a T.14 Ultra, priced between ₹ 20.92 - ₹ 21.99 lakh, ex-showroom, this intermediate truck gets the Ultra cabin and cargo bodies in the range of 17ft to 24ft in length for a variety of cargo-carrying needs. The T.14 Ultra gets 4530, 4920 and 5300 mm of wheelbase, turning radius of 18.6, 19.9 and 20.1 meters while the minimum ground clearance is 225mm.
Tata T.16 Ultra
The T.16 Ultra is the top-end ICV truck 16, 020 kg of gross weight. This 6-tyre cargo truck gets the powerful 180hp of the engine and best 590Nm of torque, which is tuned with Tata Motors G750, a 6-speed gearbox that enables an easier driving experience and also helps in better fuel economy. Besides the Ultra cabin, you get the cargo body in the range of 17ft to 24ft, and the wheelbases on this truck are 3920, 4530, 4920 and 5300 (mm). The minimum ground clearance is 228 mm
Tata T.16 Ultra SL
The T.16 Ultra SL is the identical twin of the T.16 Ultra with the only difference being the sleeper cabin primarily used for long-haul cargo trips. In terms of features and performance, there is not much difference between both the trucks. The powertrain, aggregates and most of the specifications are similar, Tata Motors aims to offer a choice to those customers who want a truck with a sleeper cabin but identical performance.
Apart from the new-gen Ultra cabin which is attractive and modern aerodynamically is designed, in a walkthrough type with high ergonomics and spacious with driver +2 seating, Ultra range of trucks comes with Tata Motors standard warranty for a hassle-free ownership experience with access to the all-Indian network, no matter where the truck is serving your cargo duties. Likewise, each truck available in customized solutions can choose from fully-built, cabin and chassis, high side deck, low-side deck, container body or open cargo body and so on and so forth.
The Ultra range of LCV and ICVs impress on key areas like design, styling and a number of features that are part of the package. Clearly, the Ultra trucks embodiment of the modern Indian trucking industry, coming out from the more traditional trucks that are mostly built locally by fabricating the cabin and cargo bodies without the necessary safety or technology. The Tata Ultra range goes past that which now comes as a fully-built truck that means factory-fitted cabin, cargo body with utmost focus on safety and quality. This transformation of the trucking sector means the fleet operators are getting a lot of value from their vehicles, and also the drivers are getting a far better truck to drive, thus accelerating the earning potential as well as a truck that is delightful to drive, thus higher productivity.
You can get detailed, in-depth information including features, price and specifications on each model on TrucksDekho. Check all the relevant information before you head to the nearest Tata Motors dealership.