Auto Expo Live - Tata Ultra 614 announced
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The smallest member of the Ultra family, the Tata Ultra 614, was unveiled at the Auto Expo.
Powered by a 3L DICOR unit, the 614 develops 140 PS @ 3,000 rpm and 360 Nm @ 1,400-2,000 rpm matched to the GB 400 (6F + 1R) gearbox. The GVW is rated at 6000 kg, whereas the minimum ground clearance and gradability stand at 220 mm and 36 percent. The front brakes are discs while the rear are drums. The tire specification is 235/75R 17.5. Complying with Euro III and IV norms, the engine is also Euro V ready, says Tata.
The steering system is a power steering unit which is both tilt-able and telescopic. The vehicle comes in three wheelbase options - 2910 mm, 3320 mm and 3930 mm. The loading area of these are 6.37, 9 and 10.98 sq.mt respectively.
Elements such as the narrow cabin design of the Ultra 614 will offer lower life-cycle cost, says Tata. Inside, the 614 gets mechanically suspended seats, drive-by-wire dashboard mounted gear and optional features such as air-conditioning and GPS navigation units.
Rigid trucks for short-distance distribution, tippers, mixers and cranes for construction and mining applications, and special-purpose vehicles such as refrigerated containers, tankers and garbage compactors are applications listed for the 614.
Tata Ultra 614 at 2014 Auto Expo - Image Gallery
Tata Ultra 614 Press Release
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