Tata motors is the only Indian Car Manufacturer to participate in he 2007 Geneva Motor Show and to celebrate this they have unveiled the Tata Elegante. The Sedan Concept is based on an all new platform and is larger than the current equivalent TATA sedan offering, the Indigo. Three distinct compartments, locating the powertrain, passengers and luggage combine to give the concept its classic sedan profile. It is a highly practical family car, capable of comfortably seating five passengers and accommodating their luggage. More details and press release after the jump The wide track, generously sized wheels and suitably flared wheel arches lend it with a stately presence. At the front, the Tata Sedan Concept's wide grill is an evolution of the original Indica/Indigo theme. The slim headlights are developed vertically, following the lines of the engine hood and continue graphically into the bumper with the fog lights. At the rear, the taillights continue the vertical design theme with optional lighting functions located in the lower bumper. The trailing edge of the trunk lid which creates a spoiler effect; the exhaust tailpipes which exit through the bumper; and the ample airflow passages in the lower bumper continue the understated sporty image. The Tata Sedan Concept is conceptualized to incorporate 4 cylinder transverse petrol and diesel engines from 1.4 litres through to 2 litres and a compact V6 petrol power unit. Common rail direct injection turbo diesel engines with variable valve timing and capabilities to comply with Euro V emissions norms will also be available. Power varies from 90 to 200 PS with torque of upto 280 Nm. Transmission options include 6 speed manual and automatic gearboxes. Besides all European safety and crash-worthiness requirements, the Tata Sedan Concept's features include satellite navigation system, cruise control, integrated blue tooth compatibility, heated mirrors, rain sensor, front and rear parking sensors, and many other contemporary features. Press Release Tata Elegante, the newly launched sedan, offers a host of features such as a satellite navigation system, cruise control, bluetooth connectivitiy, parking sensors, besides meeting European standards of safety and emission Tata Motors, India's largest automobile company, and the only Indian automobile company to participate in the Geneva Auto Show regularly for the last 10 years, has unveiled the Tata Elegante, a sedan based on an all-new platform. Besides meeting all European safety, crash-worthiness and emission standards, Tata Elegante's features include satellite navigation system, cruise control, integrated blue tooth compatibility, heated mirrors, rain sensor, front and rear parking sensors, and many other contemporary facilities. Speaking on the occasion, Mr Ratan N Tata, Chairman of the Tata Group, said, "This is the 10th year of our participation in the prestigious Geneva Auto Show, since 1998 when we unveiled the Tata Indica. In the past decade, Tata Motors has developed a portfolio of cars, enriched with contemporary features. Several of the design cues of the Tata Elegante are incorporated in the forthcoming generation of Indica and Indigo cars." The Tata Elegante, larger than the current Indigo sedan, is conceptualised to incorporate 4-cylinder, transverse petrol and diesel engines from 1.4 - 2 litres and a compact V6 petrol power unit. Common rail direct injection turbo diesel engines with variable valve timing and capabilities to comply with Euro V emissions norms will also be available. Power varies from 90 to 200 PS with torque of upto 280 nm. Transmission options include 6-speed manual and automatic gearboxes. Tata Motors is also displaying a redesigned Tata pick-up, which is fitted with a 2.2-litre 140-PS, common rail direct-injection, Euro-IV compliant diesel engine. With superior styling and comfort facilities as well as safety features such as ABS and airbags, this is a versatile pick-up truck suited for business as well as leisure applications. The truck is offered in single cabin, double cabin and space cabin versions in 4 x 2 as well as 4 x 4 configurations. Superior fuel mileage and better payload capacity make it a profitable choice for commercial and personal usage. While continuing to be manufactured in India, the Tata pick-up will also be manufactured in Thailand and will be marketed in Tata Motors' existing European, Asean and African markets. Tata and the Fiat Group are also actively exploring the manufacture and marketing of this vehicle in Latin America. Also on display are the latest versions of the Tata Indica hatchback, the Tata Indigo SW station wagon and the Tata Safari DiCOR sports utility vehicle. The Tata range has been selling in select European markets since 1993 and has continued to gain increasing response year after year.

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