Tata Safari Dark and Harrier EV to debut at Bharat Mobility Expo 2024

Tata Safari Dark and Harrier EV to debut at Bharat Mobility Expo 2024

In October 2023, Tata Motors treated fans with a redesigned version of the Safari, while also showcasing the Harrier EV at the prestigious 2023 Auto Expo. Among the highlights at the Tata stall were the Nexon CNG and Curvv diesel, accompanied by two of Tata's larger vehicle offerings. The Safari Park made its debut alongside the facelift while enthusiasts eagerly await the full production of the Harrier EV, planned for 2025.

Tata Safari Dark: A New Avatar

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Tata Safari Dark Front 2-Quarter View

Originally introduced as a special edition for Tata's flagship SUV, the Safari Dark received a fresh makeover with the facelift, boasting a new color scheme and persona for the popular three-row vehicle. While the overall design remains intact, every element has been revamped with a striking full-black color scheme. This captivating theme extends to the cabin now adorned with red inserts and filling coloring exuding an air of sophistication. Powered by the same robust 2.0-liter diesel engine as the Harrier, delivering an impressive 170bhp/350Nm, this variant exclusively offers a six-speed automatic transmission. As a top-of-the-line Accomplished variant, the Dark Edition promises to deliver all the luxuries and premium features associated with the Safari in India.

Safety at the Forefront: Showcasing Advanced Technology

A special highlight at the Tata display is the safety demonstration Safari, where the body is strategically cut away to unveil the advanced safety technology incorporated into the vehicle. Tata Motors highlighted the safety characteristics of the Harrier and Safari in an official release emphasizing the Omega-Arc platform's front crumple zones which are intended to effectively handle impact energy. High-strength steel reinforcement for solid body construction guarantees improved vehicle safety. Notably, both the Harrier and Safari boast an impressive array of seven airbags, including those for the driver, passenger, front seat' side protection, inflatable curtain airbags, and a driver knee airbag, ensuring comprehensive occupant safety.

Tata Harrier EV: Redefining Flagship Mobility

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Tata Harrier EV Side View

At the 2023 Auto Expo, Tata Motors presented the future of its flagship five-seat model with the unveiling of the Harrier EV. Retaining the distinctive design cues of the pre-facelift Harrier, this model combines the iconic presence, spacious interiors, and advanced features of its predecessor with a modern electric powertrain. While specific details about the underpinnings and batteries remain undisclosed, it is anticipated that the Harrier EV will leverage a cutting-edge EV platform, offering an impressive range of approximately 500-550km. Furthermore, there is excitement surrounding the potential introduction of a three-row Safari EV variant expected to debut around 2026