Tata 1512g LPT CNG BS6 Trucks – A Complete Overview
The Tata 1512g LPT Truck, or as it is popularly referred to as “My Green Truck”, is one of the most promising trucks available in the Intermediate Commercial Vehicle segment. It has been superbly engineered in line with Tata Motors’ customer-centric design philosophy, “The Power of 6”. The Tata 1512g comes with the promise of improved mileage and a lower cost of operation. As the pioneer of innovation in the commercial vehicle sector, Tata Motors has equipped the 1512g LPT with many first-in-segment features like Live Fuel Economy Monitoring, Gear Shift Advisor, DTE, Advance new generation instrument cluster, Factory fitted Fleet edge Telematics system.
With a gross vehicle weight of 16,020 kg, this beast of a machine offers more than 10T payload. It is suitable for the transport of all types of cargo deliveries and can be used for a multitude of applications. It is mounted on 9R 20-16 RPR Radial tyres, which offer less rolling resistance, in turn helping immensely with better fuel economy. It comes in cab, CLB/FSD, HSD, containers, and reefers options, and has two wheel-base options of 4200mm and 4830mm.
The Tata 1512g LPT Truck is powered by the technologically superior and BS6 compliant 3.8L SGI TCIC engine with Skip fire mode for best in class fuel economy. It generates a power of 92 kw and a torque of 420 Nm. This powerful engine is paired with a 5-speed GBS 40 gearbox with 5-forward and 1-reverse gear which provides its drivers with a comfortable driving experience. This truck comes with many features that are conducive to the driver’s comfort, and the tilt-and-telescopic steering is on top of that list. It allows the drivers to easily navigate through narrow lanes and also helps them achieve the most suitable driving position as well. The adjustable and mechanically suspended seat significantly reduces driver fatigue and improves the overall driving experience. This model has also been upgraded with a new dashboard that comes fitted with a music system, high peed USB charger, a blower fan, and a lockable glove box.
The Tata 1512g has superior world-class safety features fortifying its position as a top choice in its segment. It has an all-steel cabin with top-notch build quality and durability, which is ideal for the driver’s safety. Some of the other world class safety components of ECE R110 standard included are the auto shut off valve, high pressure filter, refuelling interlock device, electronic viscous fan, and swagelock fittings, which not only offer security but also improve the overall aggregate life of this top-of-the-line intermediate truck.