Xenon HD and Super Ace HT GLS unveiled at IIMS 2017

More powerful new variants of popular Tata pickups introduced to ensure even more benefit for users

Jakarta, 27 April 2017 – Tata Motors Distribusi Indonesia (TMDI), authorized distributor of Tata Motors in Indonesia, has once again shown its commitment to build Tata Motors brand in Indonesia, through the prestigious Indonesia International Motors Show (IIMS). At IIMS 2017, TMDI has introduced new high gear variants of its bestselling pickup products – Tata Super Ace and Tata Xenon RX.

Tata Super Ace had already created a niche for itself with its superior diesel technology and best in class operating economics and now the High Torque version, Tata Super Ace HT will be able to offer much better grade ability and even further superior fuel efficiency.

“Tata Super Ace HT DLS has been introduced to meet the specific needs of customers who have to regularly negotiate sharp gradients. We realise that many areas of Indonesia have sharp gradients and based on the feedback from our customers there, the engineering teams in Indonesia and India have jointly developed this new variant. With diesel efficiency and high torque, I am sure that Super Ace HT can change the dynamics of the 1T pickup market. Additionally, this variant will come with black interior which will give a premium feel to the cabin.” said Biswadev Sengupta, President Director of TMDI.

At IIMS 2017, TMDI has also launched Xenon HD (Heavy Duty). Xenon HD is the next generation version of the 3000 cc diesel pickup, Tata Xenon RX. This vehicle comes with a turbo-intercooled engine and high gear ratio for more haulage, better gradeability and more fuel efficiency.

“The response from the Indonesian customers to Xenon RX has been tremendously good last year, and based on the inputs from our customers we have further improved the performance with this new version. Apart from superior performance, this product is much more fuel efficient than its nearest competition and can add lot of value to the business of our patrons” explained Biswadev.

Biswadev added “Although we are a new brand, we always try to remain responsive to the voice of our customers that helps us in developing even better products and offering better service options all the time.”

The indent for these products will start at IIMS 2017 and at just a marginally higher price, these variants are expected to increase sales of Tata Super Ace and Tata Xenon RX even further.

Tata Super Ace HT DLS
Tata Super Ace HT (High Torque) Super Ace HT is equipped with 1400 cc diesel engine with 5 speed manual transmission, the power is 70 HP at 4500 rpm rotation, 135 Nm torque at 2500 rpm and using Rear Axle Ratio (RAR) 4.88. It is completed with a top speed capability of 125 km/h and armed with Euro Emission Level EII and EIII.

The characteristic of its diesel engine that works at low rpm guaranteed its economical fuel consumption, minimum component friction and make the component ages longer, contributing to low-cost maintenance which is better than the gasoline engine.

Available color: White

Parameter Super Ace HT DLS/ DLE / DLS Cab chassis
Engine type TATA 475 IDI TCIC  Turbo Charged Intercooled
4 Cylinder
Engine Capacity 1405 cc
Power 70 Hp @ 4500 rpm
Torque 135 Nm @ 2500 rpm
Gear Ratio 1st-5.07 / 2nd-2.4 / 3rd-1.41 / 4th-1 / 5th-0.79 / Rev-4.18
Final gear ratio 4.88
Suspension Front : Independent, strut type, with coil springs
Rear : Semi Elliptical Leaf Spring with Shock absorber-Hydraulic double acting telescopic type
Brakes Front: Disc
Rear : Drum
Steering Power steering. Hydraulic power rack and pinion steering gear with collapsible column.
Kerb weight (in kgs) 1260 kgs
GVW (in kgs.) 2260 kgs
Wheel base 2380 mm
Fuel tank capacity 38 Litres
Load body Dimensions (in mm) 2630 X 1460 X 300
Tyres 165R14 LT 8PR Radial
Gradeability 39 %
Maximum speed 125 Kmph

Tata Xenon HD

Tata Xenon HD (Heavy Duty) 3.0 Liter Turbo Direct-Injection engine is capable of driving up to 105 km/h top speed with a peak power of 75 Ps and peak torque of 275 Nm, With the best fuel efficiency in its class. Xenon HD is equipped with Turbo Intercooler and RAR of 4.55. Using the latest gear box technology of Xenon which is designed to provide easy gear shifting. Tata Xenon is already equipped with power steering, adjustable steering column, and bucket seats for the front side that has been equipped with chair arrangement. Alongside its broad interior, clutch footrest and port are also available for mobile charging.

Available color: White


Xenon Heavy HD (Duty Pickup)

Engine type TATA 497 SPTC79 Turbo Charged, Water cooled, Direct Injection, Diesel Engine, Turbo Intercooler
Engine Capacity

2956 cc


75 Ps @ 3050 rpm


275 Nm at 1350-1600 rpm.

Gear Ratio

1st-4.1, 2nd-2.22, 3rd-1.37, 4th-1.00, 5th-0.82, Rev-3.75

Final gear ratio



Front : Semi Elliptical Leaf Spring  with Hydraulic double acting telescopic type shock absorber.

Rear : Semi Elliptical Leaf Spring with Hydraulic double acting telescopic type shock absorber.


Front:  Disc brake with Twin pot calliper.

Rear: Drum brake with LCRV.

Vacuum assisted independent Hydraulic Brakes on Front and Rear through Tandem Master Cylinder.


Power Steering. Tiltable collapsible type steering column.


Kerb weight (in kgs)

1980 kgs 

GVW (in kgs.)

3550 kgs.

Wheel base

3150 mm

Fuel tank capacity

60 litres

Load body Dimensions (in mm)

2440 X 1675 X 415


215/75 R 16 LT 113/111 S



Maximum speed

105 Kmph


About Tata Motors
Tata Motors Limited is the largest car company in India, with consolidated earnings (USD 41,6 billion) in 2015-16. Through its subsidiary company and association company, Tata motors has operated in England, South Korea, Thailand, South Africa and Indonesia. Among them is Jaguar Land Rover, the business entity that consist two iconic brands of England. It also has a joint-venture company with Fiat in India.

With more than 9 million Tata vehicles on the roads across India, Tata Motors is indeed the market leader in India regarding commercial vehicle and one of the leading brands for passenger car market. The Tata Motors passenger cars, buses and trucks have been marketed in several countries in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, South Asia, Southeast Asia, South America, Australia, CIS and Russia. [www.tatamotors.com, also follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TataMotors]

For further information regarding TMDI, please contact:

Kiki Fajar
Corporate Communications Head
PT. Tata Motors Distribusi Indonesia
fajar.harianto@tatamotors.com | fajar.harianto@gmail.com