TATA motors have finally come up with the much-awaited first Indian four-wheel drive vehicle, the TATA Aria which has been launched with a number of luxury features. The car has been designed over a period of three years by a team of about 150 engineers at its UK research & Development design centre.
The all new TATA Aria gets a 2.2 litre, DICOR CRDI Diesel Engine with dual mass flywheel under its bonnet that lays out maximum power of 140 PS and maximum torque of 320 Nm through new Mark II gearbox. There are three exciting variants of this vehicle i.e. Pride, Prestige and Pleasure. The vehicle sports sound technologies such as 4×4 Adapterra Torque-on-Demand System, In-dash GPS-based Navigation System, Electronic Stability Programme, Traction Control System, etc. The Tata Aria also comes packed various safety and comfort features that include Six airbags (driver, front passenger, side and curtain airbags), ABS with EBD, Darkness Sensing Lights, Driver Information System, Automatic Climate Control, Premium leather upholstery, three-row theatre style flexible seating, Electrically adjustable and retractable ORVMs, Reverse Guide Camera, steering mounted phone and music control, etc.
The car is expected to priced between Rs 12.5 to 14.5 lakh in the Indian market.