Tata launches Magic and Winger
Tata Motors launches new commercial vehicles Magic and Winger, priced at Rs 2.60 lakh and Rs 4.70 lakh, ex-showroom Pune.
19 June, 2007
Tata Motors has launched two new commercial vehicles, Magic and Winger, aimed at the small rural and urban passenger segment. Magic is the passenger version of the Tata Ace and the Winger is a maxi-van, a version of the Renault panel van Traffic. Said PM Telang, executive director, Tata Motors, commercial vehicles, “Tata Motors has always been at the forefront with its commitment to offer transportation solutions which will change the way India travels. The Magic and the Winger are our latest initiatives in that direction, and more will follow.”
Magic and Winger: Features
The Magic is a four-to-seven seater vehicle suitable for rural passengers. Like the Ace, the Magic is powered by a 16-horsepower, 700 cc diesel engine. According to Tata Motors, Magic meets BS III emission norms and is backed by a 36,000 km/12 month warranty.
The Winger, on the other hand, is a
monocoque 9-13 seater, with
front-facing seats, magazine pockets,
bottle holders, and spot lamps. The
Winger is powered by a 2-litre turbo
charged diesel engine. Largely aimed
at the urban passenger transportation
segment, the Winger is suitable for
intra-city travel and rural travel for
staff vehicles, hotel and airport
transfers, tourist usage, ambulance,
and school vans.
The Tata Magic is priced at Rs 2.60
lakh (ex-showroom Pune).
The Tata Magic and Winger will be
launched nationwide in a phased
manner, starting with Maharashtra and
Gujarat. While the diesel versions of
Tata Magic and Winger will be launched
now, the CNG version of Magic will be
launched by the end of the fiscal
Manufacture and dealerships
The Tata Magic and Winger are being
manufactured at the Pune plant but
reports quote Telang as saying that
the Magic may be moved to the
Uttarakhand plant. The Tata Ace, which
was launched one-and-a-half years ago,
will also be assembled at the
Uttarakhand plant, which has an annual
capacity of 250,000 units.