Report – Tata Sumo Grande facelift christened ‘Movus’

Posted on: Jan 13, 2014 - 2:08pm IST

Tata Motors is working on a revamped Sumo Grande, which according to our source, will be made to address “specific consumer segments”. Prototypes of the Sumo facelift have been caught testing in Pimpri, near Tata’s plant, and reveal minor cosmetic changes.

Tata Sumo Grande facelift
The refreshed Sumo Grande will be known as the ‘Movus’.

According to Motor Bash,┬áTata is reported to drop the ‘Sumo’ name altogether. Instead, the refreshed Grande will be known as the Tata Movus (read Move-Us).

The engine in the Movus will be carried over from the Grande. The motor, a 2.2-liter four-cylinder DICOR unit, produces 120 PS of power and 250 Nm of torque in the current Grande and comes mated to a 5-speed manual transmission.

In terms of styling, the Movus is expected to look similar to the Grande, though elements such as the grille and bumpers could be redesigned.

Tata Sumo Grande Mk2
Expect the Movus to sport a mildly redesigned front fascia.

The SUV will feature an improved clutch and suspension for better drivability and service life. We also expect to see a new infotainment system on the Movus.

The Movus will be priced more than the Grande, which is currently priced at INR 8 lakhs ex-Showroom, New Delhi for the base BS 4 variant.

Motor Bash claims that the Movus will be unveiled at the Auto Expo next month.

[Source – MotorBash.com]

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6 thoughts on “Report – Tata Sumo Grande facelift christened ‘Movus’

  1. Parag says:

    has anybody noticed the extended rear over hang,more leg space for rear passengers

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  2. atul says:

    It worth to update Sumo with new Dicor engine. Why you guys think that they are making public fool?

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  3. Tarun says:

    Till death do them apart. Period.

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  4. sashi says:

    Pathathic design!

    Is it a big job to design an all new body with the same engine under the hood?

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  5. nitin gupta says:

    yet other experiment by tata on their customers without real thought. customer is not a fool mr tata and team. this will be rejected outright if it does not come with real world changes….its really difficult to imagine how long you can survive in this cut throat competition if you continue like this…

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  6. Karan says:

    Yet another looser product from Tata, its sad to see Tata motors in shambles…. Atleast JLR & commercial vehicles are doing good..

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