Reiterating its commitment to ‘Make in India, Tata Motors celebrated the milestone of rolling out the 1,500th GS800 (General Service 800) Safari Storme 4×4 for the Indian Armed Forces. The vehicle was rolled out with a ceremonial flag off by Dr. Subhash Bhamre, MoS, Defence, Government of India along with Vernon Noronha, Vice President, Defence & Government Business, Tata Motors, at its Pune facility.
The company bagged the order to supply 3,192 units of Safari Storme to Indian Armed forces and have successfully delivered 1,300+ vehicles.
The Safari Storme GS800 is indigenously designed to meet the requirements of the Indian Army with robust features, and a minimum payload capacity of 800 kgs. The vehicle has undergone a total rigorous trial duration of fifteen months in varied terrains across the country. Offering 60% higher payload, over 70% higher power and over 200% higher torque, this vehicle has been customized to endure severely rugged operational conditions ranging from high-altitude drives, traversing snow-bound regions, crossing deserts to the marshy lands.
The Tata GS800 Safari Storme is a fully loaded vehicle packed with special features such as ABS, recovery hooks, jerry can and fog lamps to suit army requirement during missions. Being a low maintenance vehicle, it comes with bucket seats, mobile charging point, Air Conditioning (AC), heating, demisting, power windows and ample space inside the cabin to accommodate six crew members comfortably.