Tata Indigo eCS has entered the Limca Book of Records by completing a non-stop nationwide mileage run. The Indigo eCS hit the record by covering 14,000 kms in a span of 15 days.
The Tata Indigo eCS touches the four main gateways- from Koteshwar in West to Kibithu in East, from Kashmir in the North to Kanyakumari in the South, crossing 19 states and union territories. Tata Indigo eCS gives the best fuel economy of 41.14kmpl. The vehicle also gives an average fuel economy of 18.7kmpl.
Speaking on the special achievement, Mr. Ranjit Yadav, President – Passenger Vehicles Business Unit, Tata Motors said, “The Tata Indigo eCS is the 3rd largest selling sedan in India today. The car has been appreciated for its classy styling and unbeatable value proposition that it offers. This endurance record has proven the Tata Indigo eCS as a robust and the most fuel-efficient sedan. Tata brands have always brought to the Indian passenger car market, best-in-class features, spacious interiors, personalised comfort and fuel efficiency. This feat has further encouraged us to continue developing innovative products and bring to market first-in-class value propositions.”
Tata motor built a new milestone through this achievement. Tata is always a trusted name in the four wheeler market. Tata introduced the world cheapest car, Tata Nano, which has already got the name as the 'people's car'.
It was in February 2012 that Tata Motors flagged-off an epic journey of a non-stop, nation-wide mileage & endurance run to challenge the Tata Indigo eCS in its efficiency and endurance. Tata Motors team and the Autocar India team in collaboration with international accounting firm KPMG to to validate the results of mileage and the endurance drive, by tracking distance on GPS. The vehicle was driven by a team of 13 auto experts through challenging terrains and varying climatic conditions.
The strategies that make Tata Indigo eCS to earn its place in the Limca Book of Records are :
1. Best fuel economy recorded: 41.14 kmpl
2. Average fuel economy: 18.7 kmpl
3. Total time spent behind the wheel: 342 hours
4. Longest time spent in the car at a stretch: 96 hours
5. Maximum distance covered in a single stretch: 998 km
6. Average distance covered in 24 hours: 933.8 km
7. Lowest temperature driven in: -4°C
8. Highest temperature driven in: 48°C
The Indigo eCS recorded the best fuel economy figure of 41.14 kmpl along with average fuel economy of 18.7 kmpl
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