Tata Motors, on Friday, launched the CNG versions of mid-sized sedan Tata Indigo and compact car Tata Indica under its emax series, priced up to Rs.5.27 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).

The new Tata Indigo emax price starts at Rs.4.99 lakh and goes up to Rs.5.27 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi), while the new Tata Indica emax is priced between Rs.3.99 lakh and Rs.4.26 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi), the company said in a statement.

The new emax range has CNG and petrol bi-fuel system options, it added.

Commenting on the launch, Tata Motors Senior Vice-President, Passenger Vehicle Business Unit (Commercial), Ankush Arora, said: “CNG is gaining momentum in the Indian automobile market, and we are happy to announce expansion of our CNG portfolio.”

The introduction of the new variants came as an essential step that underlined the company’s commitment to be a sustainable automotive player, he added.

The two new variants have been introduced in six markets across the country, and will now be available in Delhi, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh and Tripura, the company said.

Tata Motors had showcased its emax range at the ‘Horizonext’ event, held in Pune, in June, with a commitment to launch its CNG range in a phased manner in 2013-14. The Nano emax was the first in the range.

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