Tata Motors has announced that it has received an order for 1542 Sumo Gold utility vehicles from various Police & law enforcement agencies across the country. This is not the first time that Tata Motors is associating with the government agencies as the company’s Defence Solutions has offered a wide range of vehicles in the light, medium and heavy category that include Logistics, Tactical, Armoured and Specialist vehicles, with lowest life-cycle maintenance cost. Tata Motors has supplied over 1,00,000 vehicles to the Indian military and Paramilitary forces, so far since 1958.
Commenting on the orders, Mr. Vernon Noronha, Vice President, Defence & Government Business, Tata Motors said, “The Tata Sumo was conceived and designed keeping in mind the need for a rugged, comfortable and reliable vehicle that was powerful and versatile, with the ability to do almost everything with ease, including negotiate narrow city roads. These strong attributes have made the Tata Sumo popular in both commercial and personal transportation segments, and with law enforcements agencies. As a leading partner in supporting the country’s police and paramilitary forces, we at Tata Motors are proud to have received these orders for the Tata Sumo Gold utility vehicle and we will soon commence deliveries.”
The Tata Sumo Gold is powered by a 3.0-litre diesel engine making 84 PS of maximum power at 3000 rpm and 250 Nm of maximum torque at 1000-2000 rpm with a 5-speed manual gearbox. The Sumo Gold comes with features such as keyless entry, wood finish center console, anti glare internal rear view mirror etc.
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