WHAT THEHEEBEE SAYS :
It was a pleasure to be part of #HexaExperience event at Bengaluru on 25-Dec.! Yeah one of the very exciting thing to happen on Christmas day.
Tata Automobiles had setup a three day event at Bengaluru to showcase the features of their latest SUV – Hexa. The event started on 23-Dec-2016 and ended on 25-Dec-2016. In this event they were giving live off-road and on-road experience to the visitors. On a big ground they had setup some tough terrains to demonstrate the latest features that takes Hexa a class ahead with off-roading. Next was the experience of smooth and sleek on-road drive.
The complete registration process was very smooth. The arena had a lot of fun and other activities to suit people of all the age and everyone of the family. To list down few activities :
- Digital Zone
- Octane Titan Game
- Dog Adoption Drive
- Live Singing
- Children’s play area
- Food and refreshment
- Complimentary Tea and Coffee
So everyone of the family had their share of fun and enjoyment.
Below video will take you through the arena. Get ready for the fun :
Once we were done with the tour of the arena, we headed to the off-road experience.
Experienced drives were taking all the visitors turn by turn for the custom created off-road section. During the complete drive they were explaining the visitors about the amazing features that the power packed Hexa has.
Below are some adrenaline pumping videos of the off-road experience. Fasten your seat belts :
- Rough Roads, Climbing the steps, 40 degrees decline drive and through deep water pit :
- Ascent and Descend controls :
- Over the wooden logs :
- Perfect balance even on three wheels :
- Through rough roads and rollers :
ABOUT THE VEHICLE :
- IMPACT DESIGN : #Hexa has the signature Impact Design, with bold and impactful Exteriors and Premium sporty interiors with Superb finishes. Soft touch materials, further accentuates the plush feel of the cabin. At the first sight it creates a very macho impression from the outside. There are significant muscular curves around the body.
- DYNAMIC PERFORMANCE : Advanced next-gen 2.2L VARICOR 400 Diesel Engine, Super-Drive Modes and new-gen 6 speed automatic transmission makes it a heaven for the driving enthusiasts. The next-gen 2.2L VARICOR 400 Diesel Engine leads to 400 Nm torque and 156 PS power. Acceleration is instant and it reaches from 0 to 165 Kms/Hr in just few seconds. Manual 6-Speed version’s Super-Drive Modes allows to seamlessly switch between the four different driving modes – Auto, Comfort, Dynamic and Rough Road, providing enhanced ride comfort and stability over different terrains. Automatic 6-Speed version has selectable modes like Sports and Auto-sensing Race Car Performance, with manual shift options. Thus even within the Auto-speed mode one could adjust drives based on the road conditions.
- BEST IN-CABIN ENTERTAINMENT : It is equipped with the new-gen CONNECTNEXT infotainment system with 5-inch touch screen designed by Harman. It has voice recognition and smart-phone integration features for the enhanced comforts. Hexa has 10 JBL branded speaker system. Harman and JBL technologies together provided high fidelity audio reproduction and harmonic richness, for a theatre like experience. Connectnext infotainment system also comes with multiple features like playback via FM/AM, USB, iPod, Aux, Bluetooth telephony & audio streaming, navigation, on-screen SMS display, SMS readout and rear view camera display. The rear door Sunblinds helps to cocoon oneself from the outside bustling traffic and also provides extra protection from the sun’s rays. The Hexa comes with a choice of eight colors for in-cabin ambient mood lighting, with illumination control and customization.
- COMPREHENSIVE SAFETY SUITE : Hexa comes with a mighty safety suit for the enhanced safety on the roads. 6 Airbags including Front, Side and Curtain Airbags brings in the safety of all the occupants. ESP (Electronic Stability Program) provides the much needed driving stability, during critical manoeuvers and reduces risk of loosing control on the vehicle. ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) along with EBD (Electronic Brake-Force Distribution) optimizes braking distance and provides the much needed safety during emergency braking. HHC (Hill Hold Control) and HDC (Hill Descent Control) provides the much needed safety on the hill drives. HHC gets activated automatically and prevents the vehicle from rolling backwards on up-hill drives. While coming down-hill activate the HDC which controls the vehicle during the descent without we needing to apply brake/clutch/acceleration.
- NEXT-GEN TECHNOLOGY : The ConnectNext App suite includes, NAVIMAPS App providing 3D navigation with offline maps through screen monitoring for smart phones, Juke-Car App which utilizes a mobile hotspot, to make a common playlist, Tata Smart Remote App to personalize media, radio and mood lighting settings directly from the smartphone.
- COMFORT REDEFINED : It has a very silent cabin which is almost sound proof for a peaceful experience to the occupants. 8 way adjustable seat (using horizontal, vertical, angular and lumbar controls) provides a very comfortable driving position. The automatic climate control system with dual HVAC maintains the in-cabin temperature, with personalized air flow and speed control through AC vents in each row, for maximum passenger comfort regardless of the weather outside. One touch Cruise Mode with automatic headlamps which switch on or off automatically on sensing the exterior conditions and intelligent rain sensing wipers with 7 speed modes are some of the very critical features to have for safety and comfort. It has Follow-me-home approach lights which are switched on through the remote key and illuminates the pathway to locate the vehicle in dark. It also has electrically adjustable and fold-able rear view mirrors with demister. Smart USB charging points in the second and third rows, senses plugged in devices for fast charging. Muscular wheel arch cladding nests best-in-class 19-inch diamond cut finish alloy wheels, with low aspect ratio tyres, complementing the Hexa’s premium look and its off-roading capabilities.