Tata Signa 4323.T 6 Axle Rigid Truck – Auto Expo 2018
India’s first highest tonnage (37+ GVW) rigid truck; a great value proposition to buyers operating in 31-37 tonne rigid truck segment.
Tata Motors is presenting a slew of new commercial vehicle products at the 2018 Auto Expo, Greater Noida. The most exciting among them is the all-new Signa 4323.T, a whooping 16 wheeler rigid axle haulage truck with a deck length range of 29.7 to 30.5 feet. This truck is perhaps the country’s first 6-axle rigid truck with a 30-ton payload, the highest in the market as of now.
With a total GVW ranging of 43,000 kgs, the Signa 6-axle rigid truck offers an additional payload of 4.5 tonnes compared to Signa 3718 and 2.5 tonnes more payload than Signa 4018 models. The truck can hit a top speed of 80 kmph, with a maximum gredeability of 19.3 percent. Since there is an acute skilled driver shortage and under-utilization of fleet in the tractor-trailer segment, revenue centric customers and fleet operators can make use of high-tonnage rigid trucks in place of tractor units.
This Signa is powered by Cummins-sourced ISBe 6.7-litre common-rail diesel engine that generates a max power of 230 hp (171 kW) at 2,500 rpm and 850 Nm of peak torque at 1,200-1,700 rpm. It is mated to an in-house designed ‘G950’ gearbox with a single-plate, dry-friction type clutch. The truck sits on a heavy-duty ladder frame chassis, upon which the Signa range air-conditioned sleeper cab is set. The front axle is a heavy-duty forged ‘I’ beam reverse elliot type, while a single reduction axle does the job at the rear.
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The 4323.T is equipped with full air S-cam dual circuit braking system assisted by ABS technology. Tata Motors has greatly improved the cabin in terms of fit and finish and lower NVH levels in the last two years of its launch in 2016 Auto Expo. With improved logistics efficiency post GST implementation, rigid trucks offering higher payload capacity will attract more buyers.
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