Tata Motors redefines the premium hatchback segment with the all new Tata Vista D90
New Delhi, 28thJanuary
Tata Motors today launched its premium hatchback, the all new Tata Vista D90, an advanced & dynamic car, delivering 90PS of raw power, offering first-in-class high-tech features. Powered by a specially tuned Quadra jet diesel engine, with Variable Geometry Turbocharger (VGT) technology, this new generation hatch comes loaded with best-in-class technologies and features, which will cater to the thrill-seeking Indian car buyers.
Speaking at the launch, Mr. Ranjit Yadav, President, Passenger Vehicles Business Unit, Tata Motors, said, "At Tata Motors, we develop our cars around the evolving car customers, matching our products with their demanding needs and growing aspirations. The Tata Vista D90 truly fits into their fast-changing lifestyles with its dynamic and sporty looks, its powerful yet refined power train, technology-packed features and luxurious & spacious interiors. All these offerings make it the most premium hatch in its class. We remain firmly committed to developing new products across our entire range and we will continue to set new benchmarks with first-in-class features, designed to meet the needs of the Indian car buyer.
"Our customer-centered cars are backed by customer-engaging purchase experience at our dealerships. We recognize and are changing, in phases, customer engagement levels across our dealerships. With the Tata Vista D90, we begin 2013, with a journey that will see several Tata Motors' product actions through the year."
Designed for the thrill-seeking new-age dynamic customer, the Tata Vista D90, has set a new benchmark in the hatchback segment, with an enticing combination of first-in-class human-machine interface and best-in-class technology features.
Power & Performance:
The Tata Vista D90 promises to provide a thrilling driving experience, with the internationally-acclaimed 90 PS Quadra jet diesel engine. The D90's engine uses a revolutionary VGT technology, which optimizes engine performance at all speeds, resulting in faster throttle response with 200NM Torque and fuel economy of 21.12 KMPL. The D90 engine is perfectly mated to a Euro-tech 2 gearbox, for smooth and comfortable gearshifts to ensure 0-100 KMPH in just 15.5 seconds and a top speed of 158 KMPH.
State-of-the-art Touch screen Multimedia, with a multi-color TFT interface and an in-built GPS system, combines the entertainment, navigation and communication needs. The touch screen offers GPS navigation features like adjustable day & night mode, saved destination database, voice instruction guidance and optimal route mode. It comes with a multi-media DVD player and Blue5 technology (pair up to 5 mobile phones through Bluetooth connectivity).
The Fully Automatic Climate Control provides 3 modes -- Normal, Auto and Economy mode. The Normal mode ensures that AC temperature in the car is as per the temperature set. The Auto mode senses the outside temperature and with the help of its sensors, automatically conditions the car below the outside temperature. The Economy mode saves fuel and increases mileage, automatically changing the AC compressor cycle to run in economy mode.
Another cutting-edge technology is the Advanced Driver Information System and Fuel Computer. A small digital screen provides an instant update on mileage, average fuel consumption, distance-to-empty, ambient temperature and a digital clock.
The Tata Vista D90's best-in-class cabin space has been enriched with Ebony Black and Sahara Beige premium dual tone interiors, next generation driver aligned instrument cluster and steering mounted audio controls. Convenience features like 2-way adjustable 4-spoke steering wheel, 6-way height adjustable driver seat with lumbar support, intelligent rear wiper, electrically adjusted ORVMs, all 4 power windows, rear charging point and follow-me- home headlamps, provide an entertaining and comfortable driving experience in the Tata Vista D90.
Trendy and Youthful:
The Tata Vista D90 has been designed for the young and trendy customer. It's new sporty front and rear bumpers, lavish chrome pack, aerodynamic spoiler, triple barrel headlamps, infinity contrast roof and 2-tone alloy wheels, add vigor to the exteriors, making the Tata Vista D90 a sporty and stylish hatch.
The Tata Vista D90 has been engineered with a special NVH pack that insulates the exterior noise. The car is now even more robust, with 105 kgs of high strength steel frame for extra strength and protection. Top-of-the-line safety & security features like dual front SRS airbags, crumple zones, side intrusion beams, engine immobilizer, central locking and keyless entry ensure complete safety. The car comes with Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD) technology, as a standard fitment, ensuring better stability and steer ability under all braking conditions.
The all-new Tata Vista D90 is available in five exciting colors - Ultra Violet (new), Porcelain White, Spice Red, Cavern Grey and Jet Silver -- and 2 trim levels - D90 VX and D90 ZX+.
The Tata Vista D90 range starts from Rs. 5.99 lakhs (ex-showroom, New Delhi).
The Tata Vista D90 comes with a warranty of 2 Years/ 75000 kms, amongst the best in the industry.
Ashok Leyland expands network in Orissa Appoints a new dealership in Cuttack
New Delhi, January 25, 2013:
Ashok Leyland, the flagship of the Hinduja Group, expanded its network in Orissa with the appointment of a new channel partner - M/s. Rashmi Motors in Cuttack. The newly inaugurated 3S (Sales, Service and Spares) full-service outlet, the first in Cuttack, is strategically located on NH-5, Manguli, Choudwar, is spread over a massive 85,000 sq. ft with 21 service bays including an inspection pit and a paint booth. The workshop is equipped with state-of-the-art pneumatic tools, computerized machines and sophisticated infrastructure
Addressing the media persons, Mr. Rajive Saharia, Executive Director - Marketing, Ashok Leyland said, “This is a very important step in our overall network expansion strategy. Rich in natural resources, Orissa has always witnessed robust industrial activity resulting in significant freight movement to all parts of the country. A dealership in Cuttack is strategically advantageous since it is well-connected via the national highway and is a part of the Golden Quadrilateral that connects Chennai in the South and Kolkata in the East. Further, feeder state highways connect Cuttack to Jajpur, Paradeep, Talcher, Angul, Kendrapara and nearby towns in Cuttack district. We are confident that the new outlet will enhance our reach and enable us to serve our customers even better.”
The new dealership outlet will be managed by a team of dynamic professionals having close to 17 years of experience in the automotive sector. Known for their high levels of customer service, Rashmi Motors, will also have an exclusive team for accidental repair.
“Our reach is expanding rapidly. With the new outlet, we now have 441 full service centers dotting the country in addition to another 5000 outlets for Leyparts – our genuine spare parts. We have one service center every 75 kms on all major highways across the country that allows us to deliver on our Tatkaal promise of being able to reach a customer within 4 hours and vehicle restoration within 48 hours. In the rarest instance of any delay, the Company will pay a penalty of Rs. 1,000 a day to the customer,” Mr. Saharia, added.
Ashok Leyland’s flagship models like the U-2518il, 3116il, PSV4/161, 4019il and E-comet range of trucks have been widely accepted by customers in Orissa for their rigidity, low operational cost and class-leading performance. The Company offers 3 years’ extended warranty and 2 years’ extended service packages on its range of MAVs.
Ashok Leyland expands network in Orissa Appoints a new dealership in Cuttack
New Delhi, January 25, 2013:
Ashok Leyland, the flagship of the Hinduja Group, in a significant move to expand its network presence in Gujarat, opened 3 new dealer outlets today at Rajkot, Jamnagar and Morbi. With this, the Company will have 29 full service outlets in Gujarat including 13 Authorized Service Centers (ASCs).
At Rajkot, the Company appointed M/s. Eagle Autopearl Pvt. Ltd. as their new channel partner with the inauguration of a new 3S (Sales, Service and Spares) outlet. The new dealership, strategically located on NH-27, Kangasiali, Near Jasani TB Hospital, is spread over a massive 58,000 sq.ft area having 14 service bays. The workshop is equipped with state-of-the-art pneumatic tools, computerized wheel alignment machines and sophisticated infrastructure. Two similar outlets of Eagle Autopearl were inaugurated in Jamnagar and Morbi both of which are spread over an area of 36,000 sq.ft and 28,000 sq.ft, respectively.
Speaking at the Rajkot outlet inauguration, Mr. Rajive Saharia, Executive Director - Marketing, Ashok Leylandsaid, “This marks an important step in our efforts to spread our network in the western part of the country. Gujarat is truly vibrant with robust industrial and agricultural activity with the result there is an increasing demand for freight movement across the State. Rajkot, for instance, is one of the main trade hubs in Gujarat with an ever-increasing number of large and small scale industries, primarily forging and machinery and is well connected by all the State Highways. We are confident that all these three new outlets will certainly enhance our reach and enable us to serve our customers even better.”
The newly appointed dealership outlet will be managed by a team of young professionals. Eagle Autopearl’s sales and service will cover the whole of Saurashtra including the seven districts of Rajkot, Jamnagar, Bhavnagar, Surendranagar, Junagadh, Porbandar and Amreli.
“Our reach is expanding rapidly. With these new outlets, we now have 440 full service centers dotting the country in addition to another 5000 outlets for Leyparts – our genuine spare parts. We have one service center every 75 kms on all major highways across the country that allows us to deliver on our Tatkaal promise of being able to reach a customer within 4 hours and vehicle restoration within 48 hours. In the rarest instance of any delay, the Company will pay a penalty of Rs. 1,000 a day to the customer,” Mr. Saharia, added.
Ashok Leyland flagship models like the 2516il, 3116il, 1616XL Fully Built Tippers and e-comet 1212-Strong have been widely accepted by customers in Gujarat for their rigidity, low operational cost and class-leading performance. The Company offers 3 years’ extended warranty and 2 years’ extended service packages on its range of MAVs.