Tata Motors has announced to bring back its iconic brand Safari with its upcoming flagship SUV. There is a lot of discussions that the company is going to launch a full-size SUV with the code name Gravitas, though the company will for now market it in the name of Tata Safari.
Notably, Safari was very much liked all over the country and even today you will see these powerful SUVs on the streets. In view of the tremendous popularity of this SUV, the company that’s why is coming back with it.
Tata Motors was the first to bring the 7-seater model of its Harrier SUV to the market in the name of Gravitas, but then it has now been decided to launch it in India in the name of Tata Safari. These models are larger in size than the old Safari and far more stylish and aggressive. The SUV will also be launched in the market with the best exteriors and interior features.
The new Tata Safari has been developed on Tata Motors’ award-winning Impact 2.0 design language with the proven capability of OMEGA-arc. OMEGA-arc is an architecture derived from the famous D8 platform of the Land Rover, which itself is the gold standard of SUVs all over the world. This architecture allows the next extensions of the drive train, including all-wheel drive and possibilities of future electrification.
TATA Safari 2021: Single engine option
Announcing formal branding of upcoming SUV as ‘Tata Safari’, Mr Shailesh Chandra, President, Passenger Vehicles Business Unit (PVBU), Tata Motors, said, “We are very proud and very happy to re-present our flagship SUV Safari. Safari is an iconic brand with a large following and has been the most popular SUV on India’s roads for more than two decades. In its new avatar, Safari will lure socially active customers who are looking for unique experiences and adventure. Its design, performance, diversity, features and long-lasting build quality will give safari the edge. We are confident that the launch of this safari will give the market new energy. ”
As per information, the new Safari will have a single-engine option. It will be a 2.0-litre, 4-cylinder engine capable of generating 168bhp and 350Nm of peak torque. The engine will come with a 6-speed manual or 6-speed torque converter automatic gearbox. The SUV can be introduced in India on January 26.