India's third largest auto manufacturer, Tata Motors plans to launch its new MPV (Multi Purpose Vehicle), Tata Indicruz in Indian market. Tata Indicruz is a premium MPV that is based on Tata Motors' most popular SUV (Sports Utility Vehicle), Tata Safari platform. Tata Indicruz is a 7-seater vehicle and most probably it will be equipped with latest 2.2L Dicor engine, navigation system and active safety features like ABS and airbags. Lookwise Tata Indicruz is a stylish car with elegant interiors and dashing exteriors along with other things like large grille, 17" alloy wheels and mirror mounted indicators. The car will have a its India launch around in month of June or July 2009.
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Tata Motors, one of the largest auto maker in India, is expected to launch a couple of new vehicles at the up-coming Auto Expo. According to sources, the new launches will include Tata Indicruz and Tata Indica Vista Igins. Apart from these, the company will launch a Jaguar-branded luxury saloon. The Tata Indicruz is supposed to be a crossover utility vehicle (CUV) and might be priced at Rs 6-8 lakh in India. The CUV is to be pitted against Chevrolet Tavera, Mahindra Xylo and Toyota Innova. The Indicruz was displayed at Geneva Auto Show in 2005. The CUV is reported to be based on Tata Indica Vista platform.
Its sit and think time for Tata Motors. The company has confirmed that it will put on hold the future product plans. However, some of the pre-announced launch will remain unchanged. The company is learned to take a call on some of the products depending on both the larger economic scenario and its own financial health. Tata Motors said that the products which were on drawing board have been delayed. According to two people with direct knowledge of the matter, apart from the future new products,
Tata Motors is all set to roll out its crossover SUV in the year 2010 in India. This yet-to-be-named crossover is likely to be based on the crossover Tata Xover which was introduced at the 75th Geneva Auto Show in 2005. This vehicle is being tested at the Tata Motors European Technical Centre, the company’s research and development (R&D) outfit in UK, and at the Engineering Research Centre (ERC) at Pune. At present in this segment, the company has two UV-SUV vehicles- Sumo and the Safari. A Tata Motors spokesperson confirmed the ‘crossover’ showcased in the Geneva auto show will be launched in India in 2010.