All-new second-generation Tata Safari has been unveiled and its bookings will open on February 4. It is the production version of Gravitas SUV which was showcased at Auto Expo 2020.
The new Safari is based on Harrier’s platform but is taller and longer than the Harrier. The new Safari is the company’s flagship SUV.
The second-gen Safari is based on the Omega Arc platform as that of the Harrier. The Safari is 63mm and 80 mm longer and taller than the Harrier respectively. Of course, both these SUVs share the same front end, but the new Safari differentiates itself on its side and rear as it gets larger rear overhang, stepped roof design and bigger 18″ alloy wheels.
Under the hood, the new Tata Safari borrows its engine from the Harrier. It is a 2L, in-line 4-cylinder, Kryotec, turbocharged, diesel engine that produces 167.67 BHP and 350 Nm of torque. It also gets similar gearbox options and is offered with both 6-speed manual and 6-speed automatic transmissions.
The new Safari is offered in 6-seat and 7-seat layout options. It also features a full panoramic sunroof in the higher variants.
New Tata Safari variants are as follows:
This is how Safari has evolved over the years: