Spied – Tata Safari Merlin Inside out!

Spied Tata Safari Merlin - FrontView

According to unconfirmed reports trickling out in Internet suggest the new Safari Merlin launch scheduled for end-September. Now IAB reader Kapil Jagtap has shot some spy snaps of the Safari Merlin, but this time it is special the exclusive spy shots of the interior of Tata Safari Merlin. The pictures provide a comprehensive look at the product.

We expected Aria like interiors for the new Safari Merlin, now it’s depressing because the spyshots reveal the inside is more or less the same like the old Safari.

Spied Tata Safari Merlin - InteriorView

Features revealed from the IAB images –

  • The steering wheel will be leather wrapped
  • The new Safari will have Airbags like the old one, Notice the new gear lever and console
  • The stereo in this test mule looks like an aftermarket pioneer unit
  • There is no low ratio gearbox
  • There is a storage pocket above the central AC vents
  • It will not have a dead pedal
  • It may not have steering mounted controls
  • The rear seats have been redesigned
Spied Tata Safari Merlin - RearView

Expect Tata Motors to launch Safari Merlin with a priced slightly over Rs 10 lakhs. It will make it the ultimate Force One/Mahindra’s XUV500 alternative. From the side profile, the SUV looks very much similar to the current generation Safari. (More images see after the jump).

Also see – Spied – 2011 Tata Safari Merlin in Pune

More spied pictures of  Tata Safari Merlin –

Tata Safari Merlin - 001          Tata Safari Merlin - 002          Tata Safari Merlin - 003

Source IndianAutosBlog