Uno Minda brings Clarton’s premium C80 trumpet horn to Indian aftermarket – ET Auto

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The technology of Uno Minda C80 premium car horn comes from the company’s acquisition of Clarton Horn, Spain, which makes it the second largest horn manufacturer and OEM supplier globally.

New Delhi: Uno Minda, a leading tier 1 supplier of proprietary automotive solutions to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), has unveiled a premium range of trumpet horns, named C80, in the Indian aftermarket.

The C 80 premium car horn is priced at INR 1080 MRP and is available at all the leading online and offline retail stores including Uno Minda Kart, Amazon, and Flipkart. It comes with a one-year warranty, the company said.

The technology of Uno Minda C80 premium car horn comes from the company’s acquisition of Clarton Horn, Spain, which makes it the second largest horn manufacturer and OEM supplier globally. Uno Minda has brought the signature product of Clarton to India, whose sound is similar to the majestic & soothing horn sound of premium segment cars, the quality of which has been very well accepted among luxury car owners, the company said in a media release.

The trumpet horn promises a potent performance with an 80-mm diameter and a robust sound output exceeding 105 decibels. Operating on a 12-volt power supply, the C80 horn requires a shallow current of 3.5A to give such a powerful yet pleasant sound. Its compact design ensures its compatibility with various vehicles, from hatchbacks to luxury models. Renowned global premium OEMs such as BMW, Mercedes, and Rolls Royce favor these horns, underscoring their exceptional quality and immense potential, the release said.

Anand Kumar, Head of Product & Strategy, in the Aftermarket Uno Minda Ltd., said, “There is an ongoing trend where the cars now evoke emotions, and owners seek top-notch aftermarket products to enhance their driving experience. Recognizing a growing demand for high-quality horns that not only ensure safety but also add personality to vehicles, Uno Minda embarked on a mission to redefine the role of horns on the road, through the introduction of C80. With its compact and lightweight design, coupled with premium sound quality, the C80 promises to elevate the driving experience with its distinct tone. We are confident that this horn would become a sought-after horn for car enthusiasts, leaving a lasting impression on the market.”Extensive market research has shaped the design and functionality of the C80 vehicle horn, ensuring that it meets the highest standards of quality and reliability. Rigorous testing, including 100,000 cycles of environmental simulations, guarantees durability and performance in any condition. Moreover, its low current consumption of 3.5 amps ensures seamless integration with any vehicle’s electrical system, without causing strain.

Furthermore, the premium packaging, equipped with a lock-and-tear feature to prevent counterfeiting, underscores Uno Minda’s focus on delivering a secure and authentic customer experience. Additionally, its universal fit ensures effortless installation in any car model, thereby enhancing its accessibility for everyone, the release said.
Uno Minda’s Ultimo C80 premium trumpet horn comes with a one-year warranty. Priced competitively, the C 80 premium car horn is priced at INR 1080 MRP and is available at all the leading online and offline retail stores including UnoMinda Kart, Amazon, and Flipkart.

  • Published On May 1, 2024 at 07:51 AM IST

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