Though it is yet to be introduced into the Nigerian market, the Tata Aria Multi-Purpose Vehicle (MPV) has revealed how advanced Tata Motors has gone in automobile production. Having conquered the commercial vehicle segment with its array of models, Tata is attempting to do the same in the passenger car segment with its new generation models like the Nano, Indica Vista, Indigo Manza, and Aria AT.
Tata has brought its years of experience in automobile manufacturing to bear in the production of its first People Mover, the Aria, which has a beautiful design with a six speed automatic transmission.
Powered by 2.2 litre dicor engine which delivers 140ps of power at 4000rpm, the Tata Aria come with array of technological advancement that stands it out in the multi-purpose vehicle segment.
The transmission features tiptronic gear selection with sport, economy and Cruise driving modes. Aria’s Torque converter multiplies the low end torque which allow’s you drive effortlessly in bumper to bumper traffic at crawling speed of 6-8kmph.
The Aria’s interior is finished with quality materials especially with leather upholstery which gives it unparalleled luxury feeling of comfort.
At the last motor show in India, held in January 2012, Tata exhibited the Aria with full options, and it was the cynosure of all eyes as visitors thronged to see the all new Aria.
The royal interior of the Aria with fine leather upholstery, captain seats, wood finish dashboard centre finisher, stand the Aria out as a typical luxury MPV. Also distinct is the new generation steering wheel with modern styling and excellent ergonomics, features integrated controls for infotainment system and cruise control. Harman brand acoustics in the vehicle provide an enriched audio experience in the Tata Aria.
Also the finely tuned 10-speaker and amplifier combo creates the feel of a concert hall – you enjoy every track in high definition.
The Aria will not be launched in Nigeria until next year, according to a Tata Africa Services source. But it is worth waiting for, given its beauty and finishing.