Tata Motors has launched a range of construction trucks in India called the Tata Prima ConsTruck Range. It has two variants in this range as of now, the Tata Prima 3128K & Tata Prima 2528K. Below is the extract from Tata Motors official press release :
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 is tailor made 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.
The Tata Prima 2528.K tipper has been designed for off-road deep mining applications. Equipped with strong aggregates like robust chassis frame, suspension and 1200×24 mining tyres and powered by 270 HP engine, the Tata Prima 2528.K can overcome any terrain. An air conditioned cabin, data logger, suspended driver seat, ergonomically designed instrument cluster improve driver efficiency, resulting in increased productivity and faster returns on investment.
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 two-axle trucks, 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 the Prima 4928.S tractor-trailer in May 2010. 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.