India’s one of the best recognized auto maker, Tata Motors is all set to introduce its much awaited SUV, named Tata Safari Storme this year. The Tata Safari Storme has been codenamed as ‘Tata Merlin’ and was showcased at the Auto Expo 2012 in Delhi. New SUV will be launched by the end of June or early July 2012
Tata Safari Storme is basically a nicely updated and enhanced version of Tata Safari. It will come with the same 2.2 L of DICOR diesel engine that will be able to deliver max power of 140 bhp at 4000 rpm along with 315 Nm of top torque at 1700-2700 rpm. The engine will be mated to a new and refreshed G76 MKII-5 speed manual transmission for better gear shifts.
Tata Safari Storme SUV is expected to deliver superb city mileage of 11 kmpl while the highway mileage would be around 15 kmpl. It can achieve 100 km per hour speed merely in few seconds. The new SUV will give a tough competition to Mahindra XUV 500. The interior has been done in pseudo wood finish, whereas the high quality upholstery gives more charm to the SUV.
The expected price of Tata Safari storme is around Rs 10 lakh.