Tata Motors have launched the Tata Prima Construck range in India. The range comprises of the Tata Prima 3128.K and Tata Prima 2528.K. The Tata Prima 3128.K tipper has been specially developed for road construction and irrigation projects. Powered by 270 HP engine, the Tata Prima 3128.K has a larger and wider body for enhanced capacity. The model designed for smooth movement of earthwork and quarry material. To ensure optimum vehicle usage, the Tata Prima 3128.K is equipped with a data logger that helps measure vehicle performance and driving practices along several parameters on a daily basis and the increased power ensures faster trips and higher profitability.
Features that make the Tata Prima 2528.K fit for off-road deep mining applications include a robust chassis frame, suspension and 1200×24 mining tyres. The Prima comes equipped with an air conditioned cabin, data logger, suspended driver seat and ergonomically designed instrument cluster.
Tata Motors will begin distribution of the Tata Prima Construck range with select customers in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Delhi, Chhattisgarh, Orissa, West Bengal and Jharkhand. Driving crew of customers will be trained at Tata Motors’ manufacturing facility in Jamshedpur. The company has already equipped its service network to support the Tata Prima range.
The Prima Construck range will be available in the price range of Rs. 33 lakhs to Rs. 40 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi).
The Tata Prima range, of which the Construck range is a part, comprises of about 10 major variants of multi-axle trucks, tractor-trailers, tippers, mixers and special application vehicles. The first product, the Prima 4028 S tractor-trailer was launched in November 2009, and was followed by two 49-tonne tractor-trailers in the same financial year. The range has been jointly developed by Tata Motors and its two subsidiaries, Tata Daewoo Commercial Vehicle Company in South Korea and the Tata Motors European Technical Centre plc in the UK. The company has harnessed the best of inputs and technologies – in styling, engines, transmission, suspension, chassis frames, fabrication and dies — from partners based in countries like Italy, Germany, Sweden, the US, Japan and South Korea. The distribution of the range will be completed in phases over 2 years.