Tata Safari Storme VariCOR 400 officially launched – IAB Report

Ashwin Ram

Ashwin Ram N P,

Ashwin is a guy with a slightly unorthodox perception of everything. His struggle to choose a career path, between art and automotive engineering, has landed him in the field of auto journalism, where he has paved way for himself to practise both.

Available only on the top-end VX version.

Tata Motors has formally launched the Tata Safari Storme VariCOR 400 version. It is priced at INR 13,25,530 for the top-end VX 4X2 option and INR 14,59,952 for the top-end VX 4X4 variant (all prices are ex-showroom, New Delhi).

Tata Safari Storme VariCOR 400 engine cover
The VariCOR 400 engine is mated to a new 6-speed manual transmission.

Available only in the top-end VX trim, the VariCOR 400 engine is an upgraded version of the same 2.2-litre four-cylinder diesel engine doing duty in the current Storme. It is tuned to produce 156 PS at 4,000 rpm and 400 Nm at 1,750-2,500 rpm, which is 6 PS and 80 Nm higher than what the VariCOR 320 produces in the other variants of the Safari Storme. The increase in output makes the new Safari Storme VariCOR 400 faster than the previous VX version by 0.5 second while accelerating from 0-60 km/h and by 1 second while sprinting from 0-100 km/h.

Tata Safari Storme VariCOR 400 six-speed manual transmission
The VariCOR 400 version accelerates 0.5 second faster in 0-60 km/h sprint and 1 second quicker in 0-100 km/h run.

With the higher power and torque, Tata Motors has given the VariCOR 400 a six-speed manual transmission and the shift-on-the-fly all-wheel drive system, while the lower variants continue with the same five-speed manual gearbox.

Also Read: Tata Safari Storme VariCOR 400 vs VariCOR 320 vs Mahindra Scorpio – Comparo

There is no other mechanical or cosmetic change in the Safari Storme VariCOR 400. All the features are carried over from the previous VX model.

2015 Tata Safari Storme – Image Gallery

Tata Safari Storme VariCOR 400 – Press Release

[Slideshare link]

Contribute to IAB
Submit Spyshots & get Bragging rights! Click Here
Custom Mods on your ride? Get it featured on IAB Submit

Tata Safari Storme News & Updates

Tata Safari Storme Army front quarter snapped

Tata Safari Storme Army-spec spied in Pune

Tata Safari Storme Tuff front three quarter at APS 2017

Tata Safari Storme Tuff showcased at APS 2017

Purported Tata Safari Stome 1.99L spied testing

Purported Tata Safari Storme 1.99L spied testing

Tata Safari Storme Tuff front quarter at the Auto Expo 2016

Tata Safari Storme Tuff – Auto Expo 2016

Tata Nexon production rendering IAB

Production Tata Hexa, Nexon, Safari Storme Tuff confirmed for Auto Expo – IAB Report

Tata Safari Storme facelift front quarter

Tata Safari Storme VariCOR 400 – Video