LAUNCHED IN INDIA: TATA HEXAPosted On: January 19, 2017 By : AutoLife Team
Ever since its first showcase as a concept, the Tata Hexa has generated a great amount of curiosity and excitement from the customers. With the recent changes witnessed in the passenger vehicle segment in India, the timing was ripe for Tata Motors to make an impact in the UV category. With the Hexa, the company believes that it has taken a leap in bringing in the most advanced technologies and first-of-its-kind features, crafted with precision, representing the change that is underway at Tata Motors.
Based on a new versatile platform – the Hexa is a complete vehicle package, with an exceptional combination of design, luxury, off-road and on-road capabilities, boasting modern and exciting architecture, plush interiors and next-generation connectivity and performance related features, enhancing the functionality of the vehicle. The Hexa is introduced at a starting price of INR 12.08 lakhs for the Manual Transmission variant and INR 14.98 lakhs for the Automatic variant.
With an emphasis on design and drivability, the Hexa boasts aggressiveness, delivering absolute comfort, personifying Tata Motors passenger vehicle business unit’s newly defined ‘IMPACT design’ language. Powering the SUV is the same the 2.2-litre Varicor diesel engine from the Storme in two states of tune- 150PS/320Nm and 156PS/400Nm, depending upon the variants.
The Hexa also features a new first-in-segment ‘SUPER DRIVE MODES’ system, to provide customers with a pleasurable, comfortable and dynamic driving experience. This ‘Super Drive Modes’ system allows the driver to seamlessly switch between four different driving modes – Auto, Comfort, Dynamic and Rough Road, for enhanced ride comfort & stability over different terrains. The new system is a combination of the vehicles Engine performance, new-generation Electronic Stability Program (ESP), Torque on Demand (TOD) and the vehicles Instrument Cluster display and ambient lighting that can be activated through a well-placed rotary knob, on the center console.
Equipped with Tata Motors ‘CONNECTNEXT Infotainment system‘, the Hexa has an ergonomically placed 5″ touch screen exclusively designed by Harman™, with 10 JBL™ branded speakers, featuring voice recognition and smart phone integration. The ConnectNext App suite includes, NAVIMAPS App, Juke-Car App, Tata Smart Remote App and Tata Smart Manual App.