Tata has rolled two new commercial vehicles for the Worldn automobile industry. Tata Ace Zip and Tata Magic Iris are the two new additions to the company’s commercial vehicle portfolio that were revealed in Mumbai yesterday.
The Tata Ace Zip is a vehicle designed for door to door transportation of goods whereas the Magic Iris is a passenger vehicle with enough room to accommodate6-8 persons at a time. Both the vehicles are exactly similar except for the fact that the Iris gets a passenger cabin at the rear while the Ace Zip gets a full length carrier.
On the very occasion Mr. P M Telang, MD (World Operations), Tata Motors, said “Tata Motors has been a pioneer in creating and growing the Small Commercial Vehicles market in World with the Tata Ace and the Tata Magic. With the introduction of the Tata Magic IRIS and the Tata Ace Zip the company will more comprehensively address the burgeoning need of public transportation and goods movement. Their quality, affordable pricing and competitive maintenance cost throughout the life-cycle will further foster self-employment in the country,”
Engine capacity CC 610 CC
Max engine output 11 hp @ 3000 rpm
max engine Torque 3.16 mkg @ 1600 – 1800 rpm
Fuel tank capacity 10 Litres
Clutch Single plate dry friction diaphragm type
Gearbox Synchromesh 4+1
Steering Mechanical Rack and Pinion
Suspension Front-Mc Pherson strut with anti roll bar
Shock Absorber Rear-Coil Spring with Semi-Trailing Arm and hydraulic telescopic shock absorber
Front Hydraulic Drum
Rear Hydraulic Drum
Tyres 145/80 R12 LT 6PR
Front track 1256mm
Rear track 1316mm
Load body dimensions(mm) 1685x1480x400
Turning Circle Radius 3.5m
Kerb weight 685kg
As mentioned above the Magic Iris is an iteration of the Zip with a passenger cabin at the rear. The specifications are similar to that Zip with an all steel body with a hard top and double steel sheet doors. Some of the new features include instrument panel, sliding bucket seat, big windshield, side mirrors, glass windows and a gear shifter mounted on the dashboard.
The vehicles is available with a warranty of 1 year or 36,000km. Available colors include Arctic White, Ruby Red, School Yellow and Jet Black.
Tata Ace Zip is priced at Rs. 1.90 lakh(Ex-Showroom Thane)
The Magic Iris has been priced at Rs. 1.95 lakhs(Ex-Showroom Thane)
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