Auto major Tata Motors rolled out its sports utility vehicle (SUV), Tata Safari Storme in Nepal on Friday at a starting price of 37.85 lakh Nepalese Rupees (₹23.70 lakhs).
The overhauled version of Tata's iconic SUV Safari will be now available for purchase in Nepal through the company's official distributor Sipradi Trading. The vehicle will come in three variants - LX, VX (4x2 and 4x4) and six colours - Urban Bronze, Sardinia Red, Pearl White, Pearl Champagne, Astern Black and Arctic Silver in the country along with a warranty of 2 years or 75,000kms, whichever is earlier.
"We now introduce the Tata Safari Storme to our customers in Nepal. We are sure that customers will be delighted with the look and off road capability of the real SUV, the Safari Storme," said Tata Motors Country Manager, Nepal and Bhutan, Passenger Vehicles Business Unit Gurinder Singh.
Under the hood, Safari Storme packs 2.2-litre VariCor engine, turbocharged with VTT (Variable Turbine Technology) which churns out a power of 138bhp and 320Nm of peak torque. On the safety front, Safari Storme comes loaded with ventilated disc brakes on all four wheels and ABS with EBD. The ESOF (electronic shift-on-fly) technology of the vehicle will help the driver to shift from 4x2 version to 4x4 or vice versa.
"The new Tata Safari Storme is a refined beast delivering a performance of 0 - 100 km/hr in fewer than 15 seconds. Its 2.2 L VariCOR engine, turbocharged with VTT (variable turbine technology), delivers 140 PS power and 320 NM torque, providing easy driveability," the company said in a statement.