Tata Motors launches the INTRA V20; the new-generation compact truck, in Nepal
Kathmandu: Tata Motors, one of the world’s leading automotive manufacturers, launched its newest smart compact truck, the Tata Intra V20, in Nepal, in association with its sole authorised distributor for the country, Sipradi Trading Pvt. Ltd. Designed on Tata Motors’ ‘Premium Tough’ philosophy, this small truck provides power-packed performance and increased productivity, along with a safe and comfortable driving experience. The Intra V20 is priced starting from NPR 19.75 lakh. The compact truck will be supported by an extensive countrywide network for sales, service and spare parts of Sipradi Trading Pvt Ltd in Nepal.
With its advanced design, the Tata Intra cabin offers additional space with its walkthrough cabin layout, better seating ergonomics and an advanced digital instrument cluster. Equipped with a bigger load carrying area, higher load capacity of 1,100kg and superior fuel efficiency and durability, this compact truck has been engineered to offer owners great profitability with lower total cost of operations. It also has a short turning circle radius of 4.75m which allows it to negotiate narrow streets and tight corners with ease. The Tata Intra V20 is powered by a 1.4-litre diesel engine that develops 70bhp and 140Nm of torque, and comes with a ‘Gear Shift Advisor’ to help achieve optimum fuel efficiency. Its 5-speed gearbox, with cable shift mechanism, ensures a smooth and hassle-free driving. The Tata Intra is ideal for road conditions in Nepal with its high ground clearance and best in class 45% gradeability.
The feature-rich Tata Intra is built securely on a hydro-formed chassis frame with a robust body shell cabin, which ensures increased structural strength, durability and provides lower NVH levels. It features an ergonomically-designed cabin with comfortable seats as well as a dashboard-mounted gear lever enables easy and fatigue-free driving even during long hours of driving. Its rugged and reliable aggregates account for an overall lower cost of maintenance and make it the best choice of vehicle in its category.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Rudrarup Maitra, Vice President – International Business, Commercial Vehicles Business Unit, Tata Motors Ltd. said, “Tata Motors’ diverse and robust range of commercial vehicles has been well received by the people of Nepal and we will endeavour to continue to introduce newer models and variants. Tata Intra is an ideal product for customers who want to upgrade their commercial vehicles for higher business returns and lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), enabled by proven and reliable aggregates and driving comfort leading to longer, fatigue-free drives.With the launch of Tata Intra V20, we have brought forth a one-of-its-kind powerful and resilient model in the small commercial vehicle sector, ideal for customers who want maximum revenues, minimum maintenance costs and a Modern & Comfortable cabin. We remain certain of the dedication and zeal with which Sipradi Trading Pvt. Ltd. will conduct sales and services for the all-new Intra, in continuation of the support they’ve extended to all our other models for many decades. We also believe Tata Intra V20 will provide its owners in Nepal with a best-in-class experience, building on Tata Motors’ legacy of providing highly efficient and reliable products that ensure utmost customer satisfaction.”
Expressing confidence, Mr. Siddhartha SJB Rana, Executive Chairman, Sipradi Trading Pvt. Ltd. said, “As a reputed brand in Nepal, our priority has always been to bring world-class products and provide best in class customer service. Our partnership with Tata Motors has resulted in successfully delivering a range of excellent vehicles in the market in the past few decades. With the launch of the Tata Intra V20, we continue our commitment to provide our customers the vehicles that offer the best performance, affordability and high efficiency. Tata Intra V20 is an expertly crafted compact truck with a lot of potential within the market in Nepal, and we are confident that it will be highly appreciated by the Nepalese citizens.”