Tata Motors announced the launch of the new Signa truck in the Medium and Heavy Commercial Vehicle (M & HCV) segment. The automaker says it is India’s first 3-axle rugged 6×2 truck with 31 GVW. Tata Signa 3118.T will be launched in phases in different states and markets in India. With the new Tata Signa 3118.T, the automaker also offers a range of value-added services under its Sampoorna Seva 2.0 initiative along with a standard 6-year / 6-kilometer warranty.
Tata’s latest offering in the M & HCV segment comes in 24ft, 32ft in the iconic Signa with Lx and Cx versions and a soft-top variant. It is powered by a Cummins BS6 engine tuned to develop a maximum power of 183 hp against a maximum torque of 850 Nm. The engine is mated to a 6-speed G950 transmission with heavy-duty axles.
With a certified load of more than 3,500 kg, the new Tata Signa 3118.T offers almost 45 percent of the net operating profit compared to a truck with a load of 28 tons. According to Tata Motors, the additional investment in a heavy truck, compared to a 28-ton truck, can be recouped in less than a year of operations.
Commenting on the launch of the new model, Rajesh Kaul, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Commercial Vehicle Business Unit, Tata Motors said, “The Tata Signa 3118.T is a landmark in Tata Motors’ journey towards customer excellence. The model is evidence of unmatched customer-focused engineering and unique value positioning by Tata Motors. Value features like fuel economy switch, gear shift advisor, ICGT brakes, Fleet Edge telematics system with inbuilt anti-fuel theft, reverse parking assistance perfectly complement the pioneering vehicle design exceeding the expectations of the new-age customer. The Lx version also comes with air conditioning and unitized wheel bearings. This model expands the array of choice for customers seeking to enhance their profitability through revenue growth model”.