Indonesia – Tata Motors to launch Safari Storme VX variant in September

Posted on: Mar 18, 2014 - 3:12pm IST

In a bid to expand its product offering in Indonesia, Tata Motors will launch the top-end VX variant of the Safari Storme at the 2014 Indonesia International Motor Show (IIMS) which is scheduled to take place in September this year.

At the previous edition of the (IIMS), Tata had introduced the Safari Storme (base EX version) and other passenger vehicles such as the Aria and Vista. The company seems optimistic about demand, and hence wants to add another variant to the Safari Storme.

Tata Safari Storme front three quarter angle
Top-end variant of the Safari Storme gets alloy wheels, foglights and rear parking sensors.

While the EX version of the Storme is priced at 285 million Indonesian Rupiah (INR 15.38 lakhs), the Storme VX will be priced in the region of 300 million Rupiah (INR 16.19 lakhs), reveals Manoj Arora, head of marketing and sales for Tata Motors in Indonesia.

The engine powering the VX Storme is the same used on the EX, a 2.2-liter four-cylinder motor outputting 140 PS at 4,000 rpm and 320 Nm of torque between 1,700-2,700 rpm. The Storme VX will be positioned as a Safari which promotes comfort, according to Mr. Arora.

Tata Safari Storme modified
Tata Motors also had a modified version of the Storme on display at the Indonesian show.

Additional features in the Storme VX compared to the EX variant include dual front airbags, ABS, steering mounted audio controls, foglights, alloy wheels, parking sensors, leather seats and an entertainment system with a Bluetooth compatibility.

[Source – Oto Detik]

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5 thoughts on “Indonesia – Tata Motors to launch Safari Storme VX variant in September

  1. Bhargava says:

    A great addition to the current portfolio of Tata Motors Indonesia.

    Tata Safari Storme features the mechanical capabilities that no other Indian based SUV has – making it a TRUE SUV on the Indian lands, made by an Indian manufacturer.

    1. Mohit Verma says:

      Hello Bhargava, I agree with what you said.
      I am a die hard fan of Safari and very much like the range rover inspired design for storme.
      My only question is why Safari Storme is not as successful as XUV or Duster or Scorpio?

      1. Bhargava says:

        Hi Mohit, the change is in the air. And the new journey will start in a very few months, with the Zest and the Bolt (in India) 🙂

    2. Mohit Verma says:

      So you want to say that if Zest and Bolt tastes good success then it will also turn the tables for other Tata Vehicles…

  2. Mohit Verma says:

    They should have introduced this variant in the first place


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