He is one of the biggest business tycoons of India, chairman of India’s largest and oldest business conglomerate. We have seen him very quiet at difficult times. As it seems he is a very private person, and world knows nothing about his life away from his office.
We are talking about Ratan Naval Tata, the ex chairman of Tata Group. For decades we have seen Mr. Ratan Tata pioneering the Indian automotive industry to a new dimension. It is no surprise, that Ratan Tata has been emotionally attached with Tata Motors. He made the impossible task possible with the Tata Indica and Tata Nano. To put it in a simple way, we can say, Ratan Tata is crazy about cars, in his personal life and professional life as well.
During his tenure as the chairman of Tata Group, he has been spotted many times behind his exotic car’s steering near his residence on South Bombay roads. It is also a known fact that every weekend he takes his cars for a spin. Now, as he has retired from the post, he invests more time for his exotic rides. He is also known as one of the few business tycoons around the world who loves to take the seat behind the steering wheel rather than being seated at the rear and driven by chauffeur. Inside Ratan Tata’s garage there are dozens of beautiful cars and we tried to bring you one look at them.
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As the great Indian festive season is nearing, every auto manufacturer is trying to woo the potential customers with their range of special edition cars. Tata Motors is not out of the race, and they also just launched a range of special edition cars for their passenger vehicles keeping an eye on the upcoming festive season.
Available for sale starting 13th October, the celebration edition ranges comprise of Tata Bolt, Tata GenX Nano, Tata Safari Storme and Tata Indigo with special celebration kits. The Tata Zest Anniversary edition will also join this range. This range will be on sale till 15th November, 2015. All these special edition cars will come with various unique features, which will sort these cars out of the league. Not only that. Tata Motors has also introduced a special festive season Cash Back Bonanza offer. In this offer, customers buying Tata cars between 1st October and 15th November; will get a chance to win a minimum cash back of INR. 2000 going up to INR. 50,000. Few lucky customers will get a chance to win 50% or 100% cash back.
Mr. Mayank Pareek of Passenger Vehicle Business Unit, Tata Motors has said, "As we enter the auspicious season, we wish all our customers compliments of the season. Festive season is all about celebrations and we want to partner with our customers to provide them the joy of mobility with the celebration edition range. Designed and developed with state-of-the-art features, this range exemplifies the Company’s focus on best-in-class products with a festive touch. We will continue to strive towards offering exciting products as we move ahead and hope to see our brand evolve as a winner in the years to come."
We all are aware of the fact that Tata Motors is replacing their old products with the new ones and according to the reports Tata will replace their existing Indigo Indigo eCS compact sedan with a brand new compact sedan which will be called the Kite.
Now recently Tata launched the Zest which is slowly gaining popularity amongst the crowd and the Kite compact sedan will be their second offering in the same entry level compact sedan segment of India which by the way has become one of the most competitive and crowded segments of the Country recently. Like the Tata Zest the Kite compact sedan too will also have a hatchback sibling based on the same platform which will replace the aging Indica hatchback which also has been here in the Indian market for a long time and have done wonders for Tata Motors in the past.
With the reference of the spy images you can expect that the soon to be launched Tata Kite compact sedan will also carry the new aggressive styling policy adopted by Tata Motors. Under the hood of this upcoming compact sedan which by the way will be positioned below the Tata Zest expect a 1.05 liter-3 cylinder turbo diesel motor to power the diesel variant of the compact sedan while the petrol variant will most probably use the 1.2 Litre Petrol engine, Tata might also install an automated transmission along with the manual transmission in this upcoming compact sedan.
Expect the new Kite compact sedan to arrive in the Indian market by the 2015 end or early 201 priced in the range of 4.2 to 6 Lakh rupee bracket.
The indigo Marina was based on the same wheelbase as the Indigo sedan, its the only station wagon from Tata motors. The car looks quite spacious from outside and has an elongated rear, Tata promised that the vehicle will handle like any other hatchback car although it is quite huge and elongated compared to a hatchback. The Marina became hit amongst those Indians with huge families and needed some more space in the interior. The exterior appearance of the Marina was not a stunner rather it was almost the same Indigo with an elongated rear.
The Indigo Marina was powered by a 1.4-litre diesel engine which generated 62 bhp of maximum power at 4500 rpm and 12.5 kgm of torque at 2500 rpm and the engine was mated with a 5 speed gearbox, the engine is a good performer. Let’s get to find out some more details about this vehicle.