Tata Motors on Tuesday announced the launch of the new Safari Storme, loaded with new performance and connectivity features – of DRIVENEXT & CONNECTNEXT, based on the company's customer-focused HORIZONEXT strategy.
Taking the performance of the new Safari Storme to the next level, DRIVENEXT has enabled better delivery of power and comfort for an unparalleled drive and ride experience on all terrains, thanks to Tata Motors advanced 2.2 L VARICOR engine.
With improved power @ 150 PS and better Low End Torque mated with a 5-speed gearbox, the new Safari Storme will now boast of a better and smoother drive, be it on cramped city roads, patchy surfaces or on highways.
"The new Safari Storme launched today is based on Tata Motors HORIZONEXT, having evolved for a more engaging and connected drive, boasting added masculinity, with increased power. The new Safari Storme has a host of integrated connectivity features for a more complete vehicle experience, new design elements to the exteriors and the interiors, for added dynamism, boldness and aggression, along with a superior road presence," said Girish Wagh, Senior Vice President, Passenger Vehicles Business Unit, Tata Motors.
The new Safari Storme is a refined vehicle, delivering a performance of 0 - 100 km/hr in 14 seconds. The new VARICOR engine, turbocharged with VTT (Variable Turbine Technology), delivers 150 PS Power & 320 NM Torque, providing easy drivability, swifter response and lower NVH (Noise, Vibration and Harshness). The 4x4 variant also features ESOF (electronic shift-on-fly) technology, enabling engagement of the 4x4 or 4X2 mode on the move, with high fuel efficiency at 14.1 kmpl.
Boasting a turning circle radius of 5.4 meters, the new Safari Storme makes driving and maneuvering in tight confines, absolutely easy. The ground clearance of 200 mm, with a gradeability of 32% in the 4X2 mode adds to the off-roadability of the vehicle. ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) & EBD (Electronic Brake Distribution) brings in the reassurance for better control of the Safari Storme on every terrain.
An all-new upper and lower front look grill in Charcoal Grey and Ocean Grey (variant wise), gives the new Safari Storme a fresh powerful look. A new diamond motif has been adopted, to further create a classier effect, with 'Storme' now embossed in black, on the silver cladding of the hood of the vehicle. The roof rails of the new Safari Storme also sport subtle changes, adding to the sportiness of the vehicle.
The pricing of the new Safari Storme start at ₹9.99 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi). The range is available in four variants, LX (4x2), EX (4x2), VX (4x2 and 4x4), in five classy colors - Arctic Silver, Urban Bronze, Pearl White, Astern Black and Arctic White. The new Safari Storme will also come with a warranty of 3 years or 100,000 kms, whichever is earlier, extendable upto 4 years or 150,000 km.