Thimphu, 14th December, 2018: Tata Motors launched four new models in the Intermediate and Light Commercial Vehicles (I&LCV) category – LPT 912, LPK 912, LPK 1212 and LPT1412. These models come packed with Common Rail Diesel Injection (CRDI) engine technology, enhanced fuel efficiency, superior design and reliable aggregates, ensuring lowest cost of ownership, higher uptime and driver comfort. With very competitive prices of these models comprising light-trucks 5 tonners to 13 tonners GVW and a new tipper range from 3 CuM to 6.5 CuM will be launched across the country, in a phased manner.
“It is our constant endeavour to provide Bhutanese customers with world-class products and services. Our latest range of I&LCV trucks offers unmatched performance, comfort and safety, along with versatility of various load body lengths and tipper capacities to cater to a varied number of applications. These trucks are designed and tested for the conditions in Bhutan and will deliver power, performance and profitability to our customers, exceeding all their expectations," expressed Asif Shamim, Regional Manager (SAARC), International Business-Commercial Vehicles, Tata Motors.
Speaking at the event Yeshey Seldon, Managing Director STCBL said, “Over the years, Tata Motors has expanded their position in the Bhutanese market and we will continue to support these products with the best purchase and high quality aftersales service experience. The new CR range of I&LCV trucks with its promising features strengthens our belief in Tata Motors vehicles, which are known to offer high value proposition to the Bhutanese customer, for their utility, ruggedness and fuel-efficiency.”
These models are available with a new enhanced gearbox, highest torque and grade ability in its class. All these models are equipped with GBS 40. The GBS 40 gear box is available with a 5 forward + 1 reverse option. These models come with 497 TCIC CR engine which offers 125HP and 400NM torque for better pulling in all type of gradients. In addition, the CR engine boasts of viscous fan technology for low NVH levels.
The new range offers comfort and performance with suspended seats, refreshed interiors, smoother steering with tilting telescopic features and best-in-class grade-ability making the toughest terrains easy to manoeuvre. Additionally, heavy duty crowns with deeper gear ratios allows this range of trucks to move through the toughest mountain terrains. Reinforced chassis, clutch plates and stiffer and heavy-duty leaf springs provide durability.