Tata Motors, India's leading carmaker has launched the two new models to its CNG portfolio - Tata Indigo emax and Tata Indica emax. The company showcased its emax range at the Horizonext event in June 2013. The Nano emax has already been launched in the Indian market. These two new models have been introduced in 6 markets across India and will now be available in Delhi, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh and Tripura.
The new CNG range is powered by fuel efficient engine, with CNG and Petrol bi-fuel system options. Both vehicles have a low carbon footprint of 0.251 g/km and 0.338 g/km, respectively. The Indica emax delivers 23.7 km/kg of mileage, while the Indigo emax gives 24.6 km/kg of mileage.
Announcing the launch, Mr. Ankush Arora- Sr. Vice President, Passenger Vehicle Business Unit (Commercial), Tata Motors Ltd., said, “CNG is gaining momentum in the Indian automobile market and we are happy to announce expansion of our CNG portfolio. The introduction of the new variants comes as an essential step that underlines our commitment to be a sustainable automotive player. At Tata Motors, the core philosophy behind the launch of every new vehicle is anticipating what our customers need and blending it with the best-in-class technology and design engineering. Besides offering exciting new features, these cars will be backed by an engaging purchase experience and advanced technology to be an economic, friendly choice for consumers. This helps us arrive at an end product that suits the inherent automotive needs of our customers in a holistic way.”
Tata Indigo emax is powered by a 1.2-litre petrol engine that churns out a maximum power output of 65bhp. The petrol-CNG engine returns an amazing fuel efficiency figure of 24.6km/kg and an additional range of upto 230km in CNG over 650km in petrol. The Tata Indigo emax price range starts at Rs. 4.99 Lakhsand goes upto Rs 5.27 Lakh, ex-showroom Delhi, for the Indigo GLS and Indigo GLX, respectively. Tata Indica emax delivers better torque, good fuel efficiency of 23.7km/kg & an additional range of 230 kilometres in CNG over 600km in petrol. The Tata Indica emax price range starts at Rs.3.99 Lakhs and goes upto Rs 4.26 Lakh, ex-showroom Delhi, for the Tata Indica GLS and Tata Indica GLX, respectively.