Tata Motors has launched the most important dump truck within the country. The new truck may be a multi-axle dump truck for surface transport of coal and construction goods, and priced at ₹52.81 lakh (ex-showroom Mumbai).
The Signa 4825.TK allows more load per trip with a 29 kiloliter box load body. The dump truck is specially designed for fast turnaround.
The truck is powered by a 6.7-litre BS6 engine with an influence rating of 250hp and torque rating of 950Nm from 1000-1700rpm. The engine is mated to a G1150 9-speed gearbox, with 430mm dia organic clutch. Tata claims the gear ratios are designed specifically for surface transportation, with reduced fuel consumption.
The dump truck is provided with 3 distinct drive modes – Light, Medium and Heavy for better torque selection, supported the load and terrain. The Signa 4825.TK is out there in two configurations: 10×4, 10×2 to supply flexibility to the customer, basis their requirement.
Speaking at the launch of the Signa 4825.TK, Mr RT Wasan, vice chairman , line , M&HCV, Tata Motors said, “Tata Motors has used the BS6 implementation opportunity to not only migrate to the stricter emission norms, but to really upgrade the whole product portfolio and further match the customer’s requirement by setting new benchmarks for performance, operating efficiency, comfort and safety. We are delighted to introduce the Signa 4825.TK – recognising the requirements of the purchasers like those in construction and industry who wish to finish large projects before time, we’ve developed India’s largest tipper, with gross vehicle weight of 47.5 tonnes. it’s been our constant endeavour to deliver the simplest product offerings that match and excel the country’s evolving needs and demands. Through our Power of 6 philosophy, we’ll still offer first-in-the-industry products and solutions and further strengthen our position within the cargo and Construck segments.”
It gets features sort of a spacious sleeper cabin, tilt & telescopic steering mechanism , 3-way mechanically-adjustable driving seat and easy-shift gears. the corporate claims Signa 4825.TK’s suspended cabin guarantees lower NVH levels. The cabin has been crash-tested and comes with a high seating position, bigger daylight opening, rear view mirror, blind spot mirror, steel 3-piece bumper.
It also gets features like Hill Start Assist (HSA), Engine Brake and iCGT brake for better vehicle control. A fully-built tipper is provided with advanced electronic system with sensors to detect and stop a possible topple while tipping.
It also comes with the quality fitment of Fleet Edge – Tata Motors’ digital solution for fleet management