IAB Report - Tata Motors launches 10 new trucks in the Prima LX range

10/03/2014 - 16:11 | ,  ,   | Karthik H

The country's largest commercial vehicle manufacturer, Tata Motors, last week launched 10 new trucks in its Prima LX range. The 10 trucks include six new heavy trucks in the haulage segment and four for the construction segment.

All 10 trucks get, Tata Motor says, an Italian cab design, engine technology from USA and Europe, gearbox expertise from Germany, chassis frame know-how from Mexico, sheet metal dies from Japan and Korea combined with Swedish robots on an automated weld line.

Tata Motors Prima LX range whole press shot

For the construction segment, the models launched were the Prima LX 4928.S SRT, Prima LX 4928.S HRT, Prima LX 4028.S SR, Prima LX 4028.S HR, Prima LX 2523.T and Prima LX 3123.T. In tippers, the models were Prima LX 2523.K, Prima LX 2528.K, Prima LX 3123.K and Prima LX 3128.K.

SRT stands for Single Reduction Tandem axles and is designed for performance sensitive customers wanting high turnaround times combined for rated load and highway applications. HRT stands for Hub Reduction Tandem axles and is made for those who have high torque requirements along with a need for high ground clearance.

Tata Motors Prima LX range closeup press shot

Engines for all models are sourced from Cummins. Tata Motors also says that each truck gets a different combination of load bodies and drivelines, making them usable across all possible applications.

The technical specifications of all 10 trucks are listed below.

Tata Motors Prima LX Range - Technical Specifications

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Tata Motors Prima LX Range - Press Release

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