Tata Motors on Tuesday launched the ‘Tata Ace Zip’, a technologically superior and smart micro truck with a payload of 600 kg for deep-penetration door-to-door goods movement.
Commenting on the launches, Mr. P M Telang, Managing Director – India Operations, Tata Motors, said, “Tata Motors has been a pioneer in creating and growing the Small Commercial Vehicles market in India 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.”
Tata Ace Zip, a reliable, safe and efficient sub 600 kg micro truck with class leading features , has the agility to navigate narrow by-lanes owing to its small turning radius of just 3.5 metres making it apt for both urban and rural use.
With a single cylinder water cooled engine, delivering an output of 11hp and torque of 31 nm the Tata Ace Zip is set to change the way cargo is moved in the sub-600 kg category. It is the only vehicle in the sub-600 kg category to be powered by a water cooled engine enabling a comfortable travel over long lead distances. 12” radial tyres and large load body makes Ace Zip suitable for varied application.
Tata Ace Zip comes with a sleek steering wheel, comfortable seats and a roomy cabin, ensuring that the driver has a fatigue free experience, resulting in higher productivity and a significantly superior earning opportunity for the operator. The ergonomically positioned dash board mounted gear shift lever enhances comfort in ride and handling while enhancing the roominess of the walk through cabin.
Tata Ace Zip comes loaded with safety features like retractable seat belts and a sturdy all steel cabin, which ensures complete safety for its occupants. The micro-truck is versatile and adapts seamlessly to different terrains and road conditions. The vehicle comes with a warranty of 36000 km/ 12-month, whichever is earlier.
Tata Ace Zip, BSIII version, is priced at Rs. 1.90 lakh, ex showroom Thane (without octroi).