Friday, April 3, 2009

Tata Xenon XT

This year Tata motors is on its ride as company has already launched two new model in car market Tata Nano and Tata Xenon. Xenon XT is positioned as lifestyle SUV not a pick-up. Although Tata has released Xenon last year for the international market, they only revealed the details about the India launch at the 2008 Auto Expo. Xenon is the second generation Tata Mobile and it is to be made available in two body trims - Xenon single cab & Xenon crew cab and with a choice 4×2 or 4×4 (with an LSD) drivetrains. The single-cab is called Tata Xenon and Tata Xenon XT (cross terrain) is the double-cab 4×4 version with all the features like power windows, power steering, Air-con, central locking and the lot. It shares its platform with the Tata Sumo Grande but gets the 3.0l DICOR engine from the older Tata Safari instead of the 2.2 dicor. The Xenon XT can be customised to suit individual tastes and styles through a wide range of accessories such as bed-liners, fog lamps, canopy, boot lid, rollover bars and the like which will be on sale along with the vehicle. Tata Xenon XT features: * Power steering * Power windows * Remote central locking * Front & Rear Fog Lights * HVAC (Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditionor) * Electrically adjustable side rear view mirrors * Leather wrapped steering wheel * Height adjustable seat belts. * Engine immobiliser * Seat belt warning * Door open warning * 16" alloy wheels * Tubeless tyres. * Rear Defogger * Adjustable Tilt Steering * Outside rear view mirror indicators. Xenon has a length of 5.1m, width of 1.8 m and height of 1.7m. Cargo space is ample (1.40 x 1.40 x 1.40 meters) and can carry payload capacity of 1,000 kilograms. The only model that comes close to this vehicle in India is Scorpio Getaway. Xenon XT carries a warranty of 2 years or 75000 kms (whichever is earlier) and will be retailed through 58 Tata Passenger Car dealerships across 39 cities to begin with. Xenon XT EX 4x2 prices Rs. 7.62 lacs whereas Xenon XT EX 4x4 prices Rs. 8.58 lacs in India.

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