The Tata Safari Storme has replaced the Maruti Gypsy in the Indian Army. Recently, a triple digit order has been placed by the Army for the Safari Storme and it is expected to multiply by vast figures in the near future. There will be some structural changes in the Safari Storme for the Army as it will have to endure harsh environments.
Under the hood of the Tata Safari Storme is a 2.2-litre, turbocharged diesel engine. This engine is available in two states of tune, with the more powerful one produces 156PS of power and 400Nm of peak torque. The other one churns out 150PS of power and 320Nm of torque. The former one is mated to a 6-speed manual whereas the latter one gets a 5-speed manual.
In terms of features, the Storme disappoints as it misses on a rear camera and only gets parking sensors and a single DIN unit audio unit with Bluetooth, AUX and USB connectivity in the age of touchscreen infotainment systems. It doesn't even get the audio systems from smaller cars like the Tiago and Zest.
Prices for the Tata Safari Storme start from Rs 10.51 lakh and go up to Rs 15.36 lakh, ex-showroom, Delhi.
Capable SUV, Great road presence, Great all-round visibility
Lacks features, Build quality is average, Unrefined gearbox
The Tata Safari Storme misses out on some much-needed features like a reverse camera and a touchscreen infotainment system but, given that most buyers opt for the Safari to tackle harsh conditions, it gets the job done. It doesn't feel premium but is a very capable machine.
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