After Indian Army TATA MOTORS gets A New Admirer In Bangladesh Army
The Indian Army opted for the Tata Safari Storme 4X4 quite some time back . The Indian Army had given the contract to Tata Motors in 2017 to upgrade its fleet of ageing Maruti Gypsy vehicles with a new vehicle . Tata Motors will be supplying 3,192 units of the Tata Storme SUV under the contract
The Army-version of the Tata Safari Storme 4X4 SUV has cleared the Indian Army’s General Service 800 vehicle classification signifying that the SUV will have to come with a hard top with a load capacity of minimum of 800 KG along with air-conditioning.
The vehicle flaunts a matte-green colour. The entire car has been painted green including wheels and the badging. The front chrome has been blackened to avoid any reflection.
The engine of the vehicle is powered by a 2.2-litre four-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine mated to a six-speed manual transmission offering 400Nm of torque aided by four-wheel drive mechanism with both low and high range option. The engine is capable of producing 154bhp of peak power.
Tata has added a big rear trailer hook which is mandatory for military vehicle along with a jerry can mount on the rear fenders. There is a radio antenna on the bonnet. Also, the vehicle features blacked-out lamps on both front and rear bumpers. The entire car has been made to be non-reflective and low-profile to maintain stealth.
Tata Motors has now announced that the company is also delivering 200 units of the Tata Hexa four-wheel drive SUV to the Bangladesh Army. This has been the first key order from the Bangladesh Army and after rigorous testing of the car for months, the Tata Hexa got selected.
Tata Motors has been selling passenger vehicles in Bangladesh since 2012. It is currently amongst the top two best-selling passenger vehicle brands in Bangladesh with the Tata Indigo, Tata Tiago and Tata Nexon in its portfolio of offerings. The Tata Hexa is being made available exclusively for the use of the Armed Forces and is currently not available for purchase for private customers.