Tata Ace ‘Mega’ to have a payload of 1T, spotted on test – Spied


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Reported to borrow rear axle from the Super Ace. 

Tata Motors is looking to launch a new variant of the hugely-popular Ace LCV, which would be called the Ace Mega. Spotted on test near Pune, Maharashtra, the Mega can be identified by decals on the doors with the ‘Mega’ branding, a badge on the front fascia, plastic wheel arches and larger 14-inch wheels (the regular Ace comes with 13-inch wheels).

Tata Ace Mega spied
The Ace Mega is reported to get the DICOR TCIC engine.

However, IndianCarsBikes reports that the changes are not merely skin deep. The publication says that the Ace Mega borrows its rear axle from the larger and more powerful Super Ace, and is to come with a payload capacity of 1 tonne.

The Ace Mega will be powered by the DICOR TCIC engine which has a displacement of 798 cc and produces 40.2 hp and 94 Nm of torque on the Ace DICOR TCIC. For the Ace Mega, the torque output could be dialed up to handle the increased payload.

According to the publication, the Ace Mega will be positioned as an intracity LCV, and will sit on top of the Ace lineup which includes models like the EX, High Deck, HT, CNG, DICOR and DICOR TCIC, yet below the Super Ace.

Tata Ace Mega door spied
The Ace Mega rides on larger 14-inch wheels.

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The DICOR TCIC engine in the Ace TCIC gives the LCV a top-speed of 90 km/h and gradability of 30 percent with a payload of 850 kg.

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[Source – IndianCarsBikes]

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