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Model Tata 497 SP TURBO (INDIA 2000)
Max. engine output 71.3 PS at 3200 rpm as per CMVR
TAP - 115/116
Max. Torque 20.4 mKg at 1800-2200 rpm as per CMVR
Air filter TAP - 115/116
Fuel filter Dry Type
Fuel injection pump Inline type-MICO


Outside diameter of clutch lining 240 mm

Gear Box

No. of gears 5 forward and 1 reverse
Gear ratios 1st-6.01 | 2nd-3.46| 3rd-1.97
4th-1.37 |5th- 1.00 | Rev-5.69

Rear Axle

Fully floating
Ratio 4.625 : 1 (37/8)
Steering Manual steering
Ratio 25 to 28.1 (variable)


Service Brakes Vacuum assisted hydraulic brake with tandem master cylinder
Parking Brakes Hand operated
Type Cable operated mechanical brake acting on rear wheels only


Ladder type heavy duty frame with rivetted /bolted cross members.


Type Semi-elliptical leaf spring at front and rear
Shock absorber Hydraulic telescopic double acting at front and rear
Antiroll Bar At front

Wheel & Tyres

Tyres 7.00 x 16-12 PR Diagional ply
7.00 x R 16 - 12 PR radial ply
No. of wheels Front - 2  |  Rear - 4  |  Spare - 1

Fuel Tank

60 litres


All steel semi-forward control driver's cab

Electrical System

System Voltage 12 Volts Negative ground
Alternator capacity 35 Amps
Battery capacity 12 V m 70 Ah capacity


Complete chassis Kerb Weight with cab and load body (with spare wheel and tools as per IS:9211 2350 kg
Max permission GVW 5300 kg

Main chassis Dimensions as per IS 9435

Wheel base 3100 mm
Overall length 5050 mm
Overall length of load body 2977 mm



Max. climbing ability in 1st gear 23 %
Min. turning circle dia as per IS:9435 12.0 m