Tata Motors, unveiled the Ultra range of light trucks at Futuroad Expo, 2017 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Three new models from Ultra range were showcased including Ultra 814 (4.5-tonne), Ultra 1014 (5.5-tonne), and Ultra 1418 (7.5-tonne). Said to be designed and tested for South African conditions, its key benefits include ultra versatility with multiple wheelbase and payload options. It is powered by a 140 PS common rail engine mated to a new generation six-speed over drive transmission. Additionally, the Ultra boasts of extra space, ergonomic seating, best-in-class NVH levels and standard HVAC in a bid to ensure higher driver productivity. That apart the Ultra also features class leading features such as industry widest cabin, claimed to be a versatile platform for wider and longer bodies. The Ultra is made available in three wheelbase options & payloads ranging from three to eight-tonne. According to Rudrarup Maitra, Vice President, Commercial Vehicles, International Business, Tata Motors said, “The Tata Ultra range is a result of extensive feedback from customers in the South African market and we are proud to introduce this pioneering range of trucks here in South Africa.” “The Tata Ultra 814 is the first variant to be launched in South Africa and we are looking forward to launching the Ultra 1014 and the AMT versions of both models in the New Year,”he added. The Ultra range will be assembled locally at the Tata Motors South Africa (TMSA) plant situated at Rosslyn, Pretoria. Alongside Tata Ultra, Tata Motors additionally showcased the Prima 3338.K 8×4 Tipper, Super Ace Mint, the Xenon X2 Automatic and the Prima T1 Racing Truck.

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