[Specification Sheets updated] 2013 Tata Indigo eCS and Indica eV2 get emax CNG variants

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Continuing their product blitzkrieg today, Tata Motors has announced the 2013 Tata Indigo eCS emax and 2013 Tata Indica eV2 emax. Emax is Tata's way of announcing CNG.

2013 Tata Indigo eCS emax front three quarter

General Note for the 2013 Model Year Tata cars and Pointers from the Press Conference

Tata tell us that all the MY 2013 products have been improved upon after taking into account feedback from the dealer and customer level. About 500 Tata employees met with the dealers and the customers before the start of the MY 2013 program. In general, Tata say that the overall reliability and performance of the cars have been improved.

Mr. Karl Slym, MD of Tata Motors, told the media that Tata Motors had planned products for the Indian market until the year 2020.

2013 Tata Indica eV2 emax CNG front

He also said that 150 new generation dealerships would be opened by this year. Not to mention, there would be 11 new service programs in the coming weeks.

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2013 Tata Indigo eCS emax

The Indigo eCS will feature a 60-liter CNG tank. Tata claims an efficiency of about 24km/kg of CNG. A theoretical combined range of 850km is being estimated.

2013 Tata Indigo eCS emax CNG kit

You can run the eCS (and the eV2) on petrol and CNG. There is a switch that lets you toggle between petrol or CNG, even whilst the car is in motion.

Tata has also included a switch that prevents you from cranking the engine while filling up CNG. The entire CNG line is made of stainless steel.

2013 Tata Indigo eCS emax CNG logo

Otherwise, the eCS and the eV2 are identical to their respective petrol/diesel siblings. It's only by taking a look at the badge (located at the bootlid) does one come to know about the CNG.

Image gallery on the next page.

2013 Tata Indigo eCS emax and Indica eV2 emax

Head to the next page for the Specification Sheets.

2013 Tata Indigo eCS emax Spec Sheet

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2013 Tata Indica eV2 emax Spec Sheet

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