- 1,500th Tata Safari Storme GS800 unit delivered to Indian Army
- The special unit has been subjected to extensive testing across different terrains for fifteen months
- 70 per cent more powerful, 200 per cent more torque and 60 per cent more load carrying capacity
Tata Motors has rolled out its 1,500th Safari Storme GS800 (General Service 800) unit for the Indian Army. The specially built unit will be offered as part of the 3,192 vehicles which will be supplied to the armed forces. The company claims that the vehicle has been subjected to extensive testing across different terrains in the country for fifteen months.
Specially developed for the Indian Army, the vehicle has a payload capacity of 800kgs, which is about 60 per cent more than the standard model. Although the powertrain options are not known, for now, it is believed to be about 70 per cent more powerful and offer over 200 per cent of additional torque. The defence specific vehicle also gets ABS, recovery hooks, fog lamps and jerry can.
The Tata Safari Storme GS800 is available in an army green colour of which most of the elements have been blacked out. As for the interior, it gets bucket seats, AC, mobile charging points, power windows and six seating layout. It also gets a horizontal beam of light to avoid detection by the enemy.