The flagship SUV, Safari, from Tata Motors will soon receive a significant upgrade to its exterior and drivetrain. Test mules of this forthcoming SUV have been spied on numerous times in the country. Taking inspiration from the recently surfaced online spy shots, a digital artist has created a rendering of what we believe the new 2023 Tata Safari could look like. Without any further ado, here is the video rendering of the upcoming iteration of Safari.
From the video uploaded by Bagrawala Designs, we can observe that the upcoming Tata Safari will feature an extensive upgrade at the front end, including a completely new front fascia. The render showcases a more squarish appearance for the SUV’s front, departing from the rounded front of the outgoing model. The overall theme remains the same, with split LED DRLs and a projector headlamp setup. However, this time, the headlights will be vertically stacked and likely feature LEDs instead of the projector setup.
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Another notable design detail in the rendering is the illuminated Tata logo, spanning across the entire front and merging into the LED DRLs. This is a radically different design depicted by the digital artist, and we are unsure if the production version will include it. Most likely, the company will not offer this design as it does not include the current Tata moniker, but we will have to wait for the official car to arrive.
Moving to the sides of this rendered Safari, no apparent changes can be noticed, and it largely remains the same as the outgoing SUV. The same is the case for the rear, where a revised rear bumper is expected to be included in the production version, but overall, it is likely to remain the same as the outgoing model.
The interior of the 2023 Safari has not been shown in the rendered video, but it is anticipated that the dashboard’s design will receive an update, and a new infotainment system is also expected. In the recent test mule of the 2023 Safari, a new sensor has reportedly been placed just behind the IRVM and the windscreen. This new sensor is believed to be part of the next Tata Safari facelift’s ADAS system. The current ADAS available in the Tata Safari and Harrier Dark Red Edition is not impressive, but it is anticipated that the system will improve with the inclusion of this additional sensor.
Regarding the engine, the next Tata Safari facelift could feature a new 1.5-liter, 4-cylinder, turbocharged petrol engine, delivering 168bhp of peak power and 280Nm of peak torque. The automaker showcased the same 1.5L Turbo Petrol engine at the Auto Expo in 2023. Additionally, the 2.0-liter Kyrotec diesel engine, generating 170 PS and 350 Nm, and paired with either a 6-speed manual transmission or a 6-speed torque converter automatic gearbox, is likely to remain available with the company’s flagship SUV alongside this powerplant.
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