24 Mar 2021 Shakti Nath Jha
IPL or Indian Premier League is one of the most-loved cricket tournaments in the world. Now, after nearly 2 years, the tournament will be once again hosted in its home country 'India'. The cricket lovers are very excited for the tournament and so are we as this year, the official partner of the IPL 2021 is the all-new Tata Safari seven-seater SUV. Here are all the details about it.
Tata Motors recently launched the new 2021 Tata Safari seven-seater SUV in the Indian market. The new 2021 Tata Safari looks striking, boasts loads of features, excellent powertrain options and all that at a great price point. If we talk about Tata Motors' journey with IPL and BCCI, so now for the fourth consecutive year, the company will be associated with this highly acclaimed cricket tournament. Last year, in 2020, Tata Altroz was the official partner of Dream 11 IPL. The Vivo IPL 2021 will kickstart on April 9 in Chennai with a clash between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Now, as the official partner, the company will showcase the new Tata Safari across the host stadiums in India which include Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Kolkata and Ahmedabad. Also, similar to past years, the IPL matches will play host to the exciting Super Striker Awards and the player with the highest strike rate of the match will take home the much sought-after Super Striker Trophy along with a prize of Rs. 1,00,000. Commenting on this association, Mr Vivek Srivatsa, Head - Marketing, Passenger Vehicle Business Unit (PVBU), Tata Motors, said, "This year's IPL is a special one for us as the tournament has made its way back to its Indian venues after a difficult year. The excitement of the 2021 tournament will be a notch higher as cricket lovers in India look forward to welcoming the illustrious league back to their home stadiums."
He further added, "We are thrilled to be contributing to this excitement with the renewal of our fruitful association with BCCI, for the fourth consecutive year. The new Safari has received a great response especially with respect to its premium design, best in class features and outstanding comfort by customers and it is making its IPL debut in this new avatar. We are working on innovative plans to garner the viewers' attention, as they tune in from across the country to support their teams. We are positive to drive tremendous value from this association and hope to share the joy of celebrating our favourite sport and cricket league with the fans yet again."
The all-new 2021 Tata Safari is powered by a BS6 compliant 2.0-litre, four-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine. This diesel motor churns out 170 PS of maximum power and a whopping 350 Nm of peak torque. The oil-burner comes mated to a six-speed manual gearbox and it gets a six-speed torque converter automatic transmission too. The price of the new Safari ranges between Rs. 14.69 lakhs - Rs. 21.45 lakhs, Ex-showroom Delhi. What do you think of the association of the new Tata Safari with Vivo IPL 2021? Do feel free to share with all of us in the comments below. You can also join our 91Wheels Auto Enthusiast Telegram group (click via mobile to join) curated exclusively for the fans, enthusiasts and owners. Further, subscribe to our YouTube channel for more such amazing motoring updates.
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