Tata Ultra Sleek T-Series ILCV: Key Highlights
Published On Mar 25, 2021
The market leader recently expanded the premium Ultra range with an introduction of Sleek T- Series of ILCVs in the domestic market. What are the key highlights of the new truck range? We explore them to find out.
Tata Motors is the only full-range truck maker in the domestic market that caters for every truck buyer starting from less than 1T payload of a small truck to 55T giant multi-axle trucks and tractors-trailers. Despite aggressive rivals that are aiming to snatch market share, the market leader managed to hold on to its leadership position, and even expand into some key truck segments.
The best way to do that is to stay ahead of the competition by offering discerning customers more value and compelling products. Moreover, bringing new and innovative solutions is another way to keep the customer glued to the brand. Over the years, Tata Motors has been the first to introduce key products, technologies and new market-defining initiatives that pushed towards more modernisation of trucks and also transformed the market.
Taking another step towards offering more advanced products to Indian truck buyers, the company has extended its intermediate and light truck (ILCV) with the launch of all-new Ultra Sleek T-Series of trucks in the key 6, 7 and 9 T GVW categories. Like always, the Sleek series of trucks promise a lot to the end-user to help him accelerate his logistics and transport business by more efficient, modern and productive trucks. So what are the key highlights of the Ultra Sleek T-Series trucks Ultra Sleek T.6, T.7 and T.9? We take a closer look.
The first major highlight of the Ultra Sleek T-Series range is the modern and contemporary design. The first and foremost is the standard, first of its kinds ultra, a sleek global cabin that combines new technologies, comfort and high productivity. The Sleek cabin conceptualized keeping in mind Indian driving cycles, operating conditions and roads conditions to offer the driver the best comfort in the segment. Tata Motors has undoubtedly up the premium game with this new cabin.
The cabin helps in fatigue-free driving even in the most congested, narrow road enabling quick delivering, thus helping the owner with the best turnaround time. The walkthrough cabin is spacious with upmarket interiors with a seating capacity of the driver and two passengers with generous storage spaces. Tata Motors is confident that the new cabin would attract both the driver and fleet-owners with what it offers.
The Sleek range of trucks scores high on the safety of both the driver and trucks. Tata Motors has equipped the new range of truck’s cabin with European safety norms, and the driver gets a full panoramic view from the perfect driving position that helps avoid blind spots. What also added to the safety is the advanced H2 LS braking for better control of the truck, especially during full-load and tougher terrains. Also, the ergonomically designed cabin comes with superior noise, vibration and harshness characteristics and greater heat and noise insulation.
The Sleek ILCVs is targeted at urban and semi-urban cargo/logistics shipments, and often these trucks need to operate on some tight spots, narrow lanes and even tiny delivery places. Thus, the smaller wheelbase of the Sleek range makes them ideal to take on such demanding needs of the business, this ensures faster load and unloading maximum productivity and better revenue potential.
The Sleek range of trucks gets some of the best features that set them apart in the segment. This includes the bucket type adjustable driver seats, the dash-mounted gear shift lever with cable shift type, clear lens headlamps and LED tail-lamps for a much better look, factory-fitted music system with Blaupunkt speakers, USB fast-charger, power-steering with tilt and telescopic for comfortable driving.
The Sleek range of ILCVs is highly capable, flexible and adaptable to help all kinds of business needs. These trucks cater to a wide range of applications including fast-growing e-commerce, white goods, courier or logistic services, fruits, vegetables, FMCG, LPG cylinders, or special applications like municipal applications, tankers, reefer, etc.
Tata Motors is offering each truck in this range with multiple variants that include 4/6 tyre options and multiple cargo body sizes, wheelbases, ground clearance or even special applications of the customer order for his special business requirements.
What is at the heart of the performance of the Ultra Sleek range is the efficient, productive and proven powertrain to make sure the truck takes on every challenge. Tata Motors 4-cylinder 4SPCR engine is powering the new range of trucks that blends the power and torque well, no matter what they carry and on which terrain. The engine gets support from an equally reliable GB400 gearbox for effortless driving and superior mileage.
Furthermore, aggregates such as clutch, suspensions, axles, tyres are robust and complement trucks’ overall performance. What also helps the truck is the strongest and rugged chassis in its segment, highly flexible in bolted design, made with high strength steel and high tensile strength steel of 800 MP.
The Ultra Sleek T- Series range of trucks is yet another move by the market leader that aimed at dual goals- firstly offer more to the customer and secondly help progress the market with even impressive and compelling products. The new range of trucks are persuasive and assure greater value to the buyer's investment. By all means, the new Ultra Sleek trucks make a bold statement as an overall package, and well-built for today’s dynamic, rapidly evolving logistics and transport needs. Now over to the customers, will they resonate with them? We're here to tell you that as these trucks hit the roads sooner than later.