LPT 909


Tata LPT 909

Written by Administrator on 10 January 2011.


Tata Motors introduces the all new LPT 909EX, which is geared up to meet and provide solutions to a range of highly demanding transport applications from inner city and regional distribution to long distance trips.  This vehicle comes with the superior EX features like extra Torque, extra fuel-efficiency, extra reliability and durability, extra manouverability (through reduction in turning circle diameter). extra safety, with S-Cam Air Brakes and extra driver-comfort.  All these mean superior drivability, extra revenues and lower operating costs, thus extra profit.

The Tata LPT 909EX truck comes with an exciting and comprehensive array of features making it a 'no compromise' vehicle.  The advantages provided by this truck are unrivaled by any other vehicle in this segment.  Tata 909EX literally blows the competition apart in all areas, be it performance, safety,  comfort and reliability.

Salient Features:

  • High Deck  Variant in 3800mm WB & 3400mm WB

  • highest GVW (9600kg) in its class

  • Enhanced Fuel Efficiecy

  • Best in Class S cam Air Brakes with LCRV

  • Wider Tyres

  • Lowest Turning Circle Diameter

  • Spacious Deluxe Cabin

  • 3 Years/3 Lakh Kms Unmatched Warranty.


Model TATA 497 TCIC India 2000) High Torque
Type Water cooled, direct injection Turbo charged diesel Engine
No. of Cylinders 4 Cylinders Inline
Capacity 3783 cc
Max. Engine output 67.5 KW (90 PS) at 2400 rpm as per CMVR TAP 115/116
Max. Torque 300 Nm (31 mkg) at 1500 - 2000 rpm as per CMVR TAP 115/116
Air filter Dry type
Fuel Injection pump Inline type- Mico
Type 280 dia. single disc dry friction type
Gear Box
Type GBS-27 Synchromesh
No. of gears 5 Forward, 1 Reverse
Gear Ratio's 1st - 7.36 , 2nd - 4.38 , 3rd - 2.48 , 4th - 1.58, 5th - 1.00 , Rev -  6.67
Type Variable ratio reciprocating ball type steering 35 to 40 Variables
Service Brake Dual circuit full air S-Cam brakes
Parking Brake Spring actuated parking brake acting on rear wheels
Engine Exhaust  Brake Coupled with Service brake
Front Axle
Type Heavy duty, Forged I beam, Reverse Elliot type
Rear Axle
Type Single reduction Hypoid gears, Fully floating Axle shafts
Ratio 3.875 : 1 ( 31/8)
Type Ladder type heavy duty frame with rivetted / bolted cross members. Side members are of channel section
Long member size Depth : 200 mm (max), Width : 60mm
Type Semi-elliptical leaf spring at front & rear with auxiliary springs at rear only
Shock absorber Hydraulic double acting telescopic type at front and rear
Wheels & Tyres
Type 8.25 x 16 - 16 PR Rib-type (Front) 8.25 x 16 - 16PR Lug-type (Rear)
Wheel rims 6.00 G x 16 SDC
No. of Wheels Front: 2 Rear :4  Spare :1
Fuel Tank
Capacity 160 litres
Electrical System
System voltage 12 Volts
Alternator voltage 35 Amps
Battery 12V, 120 Ah capacity
Wind screen wiper 17 W, 2-speed & intermittent type
Max geared speed in top gear 95 Kmph
Max. climbing ability in 1st gear 20.7 %
Min.Turning circle Dia. in m as per IS:9435 12.3 m
Wheelbase 3400 mm  |   3800 mm
Overall width 2155 mm  |   2155 mm
Overall length 6225 mm  | 6875 mm
Front track 1665 mm  |  1665  mm
Rear track 1612 mm  |  1612 mm
Front overhang 1275 mm  | 1275 mm
Complete chassis Kerb weight with CLB (with spare wheels & tools) as per IS:9211 3580 kgs  |  3665 Kgs
Max. permissible FAW 3250 kgs  |  3250 kgs
Max. permissible RAW 6350 kgs  |  6350 kgs
Max. permissible GVW 9600 kgs  |  9600 kgs
Max. Rated Payload 6 Tons    |    6 Tons