Tata Motors has launched its highly anticipated sport utility vehicle, Tata Safari Storme, in the Indian market starting at a price of Rs.9.95 lacs.
The company had revealed this sport utility vehicle at this year’s Delhi Auto Expo, which took place during the month of January. The newly introduced sport utility vehicle, which is based on the Aria platform, will be marketed in Indian market together with the existing model.
As per reports, the TataSafari Storme has had a facelift but keeps hold of the identical boxy old-school sport utility vehicle appearances from the subsisting model. The sport utility vehicle will make use of the same 2.2-litre DiCOR turbodiesel engine present in the existing Safari DiCOR as well as the Aria. The engine is now known as VariCOR and produced a peak power of 140bhp @4000rpm and a peak torque of 320Nm @1700-2700rpm. The engine has been mated to a 5-speed manual transmission.
The SUV has been Tata Safari launched in four trim levels of 4×2 and 4×4 drive versions. In these four versions three are two-wheel drive models while only one is four-wheel drive. The rear door does not have a spare wheel mounted on it as a standard feature, but it will be offered as an option to the customers. The car will be offered in seven different color options – Urban Bronze, Pearl White, Astern Black, Pearl Champagne, Arctic White, Sardinia Red and Arctic silver.
The new Tata Safari Storme is likely to be extra fuel competent as compared to the current Safari. The SUV’s interiors are totally prepared in leather as well as wood whilst a new honeycomb grill, innovative chrome tipped double exhausts, innovative tailgate in addition to projector head lamps, have been appended.
Rivalry is anticipated from the likes of Renault Duster, Mahindra Scorpio and Chevrolet Tavera.