India's leading commercial vehicle manufacturer Tata Motors has launched the Prima 'World Smart Truck' in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA).
Tata Motors has launched two models of its Prima heavy-duty trucks in Saudi Arabia. The first model is the Prima 4438.S (4X2) tractor head and the other model is the Prima 4038.K (6X4) Construction tipper.
Tata Motors has partnered with Manahil International Company, a unit of Mohamed Yousuf Naghi & Brothers group (MYNM) to retail the trucks in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The Prima range of trucks is developed in collaboration with Tata Motors' subsidiary Tata Daewoo Commercial Vehicles (TDCV). The Prima is offered in different trims with multi-axle trucks, tractor-trailers and tippers.
The Tata Prima 4438.S (4X2) tractor head is capable of hauling loads up to 44 tonnes and it is powered by a Cummins Engine delivering 380bhp of power. The tractor can be used in multiple applications such as cargo, industrial and construction.
The Tata Prima 4038.K (6X4) is a construction tipper based on an 18 Cu.M Box tipper. The vehicle is powered by a Cummins Engine producing 380bhp of power and the engine is mated to a 9-speed Eaton transmission.
Executive Director, Commercial Vehicles Business Unit, Tata Motors, Ravindra Pisharody said, "The launch of our next-generation range of Tata PRIMA heavy-duty commercial vehicles is an important milestone in our journey towards further enriching the value trucking proposition, in one of the largest construction and infrastructure hubs in the Middle East."
He added, "Shaped by technology know-how and expertise from across the globe, the Tata PRIMA is world-class in every sense, enabling customers to upgrade to a next-generation commercial vehicle, with the trusted credentials and reliability of the Tata Motors brand, as they ready themselves for the next wave of growth in the country's logistics sector."
The Tata Prima trucks are also used in motorsports in India. Check out the photos from the Tata T1 Prima Racing Championship by clicking the gallery below.