Tata Motors had signaled its arrival into the Philippines automobile market with the unveiling of a number of models at the ongoing Manila International Auto Show. We now have confirmation about some of the models that was showcased there.
Apart from the Xenon, Vista and Manza, the company also showed off the Tata Super Ace and the Tata Ace small commercial vehicles, both of which are reported to be launched in the third quarter of this year. These vehicles were also seen with a custom body.
Tata Motors unveiled the Xenon pickup in both 4x2 and 4x4 avatars. Both models are fitted with Tata's 2.2-liter DiCOR Euro II diesel engine with EGR. The 2,179 cc engine makes 140 PS at 4,000 rpm and produces peak torque of 320 Nm between 1,700-2,700 rpm. Equipped with a 5-speed gearbox, the Xenon has a top speed of 160 kph.
While the 4x2 pick up has a GVW of 3,000 kg, the 4x4 version weighs 50 kg more and rated towing capacity is 1,800 kg and 2,200 kg respectively. As standard fitment, both trims get ABS, dual airbag, central locking, remote keyless entry, immobiliser and tiltable power steering.
Tata Xenon Philippines - Brochure
The Tata Manza sedan is available solely as a petrol option, fitted with a 1.4-liter inline four-cylinder Fiat engine that makes 90 PS at 6,000 rpm and produces a peak torque of 116 Nm at 4,750 rpm. The car gets a 5-speed gearbox and a 3 year or 100,000 km warranty.
The Manza in Philippines also gets a new colour - Cavern Grey - available in India only on the Vista.
Tata Manza Philippines - Brochure
[Source - Carguide.ph]