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Old 19th May 2011, 22:46   #46
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Re: Tata Sumo four-wheel-drive

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Can the Sumo 4X4 underpinnings be taken and fit directly on a 2WD NA Sierra? That way it becomes a good offroader, not the Sumo but the Sierra.
hi Kaustubh.

its not possible.
as the chassis is totally different, along with suspension geometry & engine position.

but just like the normal 650 is converted to cj340 by cutting pasting, you can use 4x4 sumo chassis & cut it short to suit SIERRA body. (BTW i am also thinking in the similar lines )

see this thread http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/4x4-te...4-project.html

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Re: Tata Sumo four-wheel-drive

Thats actually a nice idea Jeepster!! Let me find out more about it!
Thanks for the idea!
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Re: Tata Sumo four-wheel-drive

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they were available in 2000. (IMO)

i am thinking to buy the white sumo posted earlier. (post no. 35)
Nikhil,
Kuch hamarey liye bhi rakhogey bhai? Though Im sure the Sumo4x4 with you would be in good hands. Have you started the negotiations?
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Kuch hamarey liye bhi rakhogey bhai? Though Im sure the Sumo4x4 with you would be in good hands. Have you started the negotiations?
salil ji,

i have not started the negotiations but i will start ASAP , just waiting for a call from PUNE.

you see currently the prices for sumo are very low & in my area a sumo with 4x4 is next to scrap.
so i will buy this if i get it at my expected (low) price only.


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salil ji,

i have not started the negotiations but i will start ASAP , just waiting for a call from PUNE.

you see currently the prices for sumo are very low & in my area a sumo with 4x4 is next to scrap.
so i will buy this if i get it at my expected (low) price only.


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Oh yes I know or think I know about the call from Pune...
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Re: Tata Sumo four-wheel-drive

Try this link in Tbhp itself for more.
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/4x4-ex...kh-manali.html
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was avlbl till 2005

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DirtyDan : I have been told that Tata does not sell new 4x4 Sumos to civilians
jeepster : they were available in 2000. (IMO)
Was available till 2005, on order. Victa GX 4x4. OTR price in Bangalore was approx 8L. TCIC engine, A/c, hard-top.

I should have gone for that .. but didnt.
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Try this link in Tbhp itself for more.
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/4x4-ex...kh-manali.html

thanks for the link Rajeev.

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Was available till 2005, on order. Victa GX 4x4. OTR price in Bangalore was approx 8L. TCIC engine, A/c, hard-top.

I should have gone for that .. but didnt.

tata never promoted this product for general public.

i got to know about this variant trough Google. (i think in 2007~08 )

do you have any brochures or any detailed information about the sumo 4x4?

if you have it please share it here.

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tata never promoted this product for general public.
But then how many of us even looked towards a Sumo as a personal vehicle ? I know just a handful. The interest on part of many of even these people was posssibly an off-shoot of business requirements.

I dont think I have the brochure, but I may have the price chart. Will check it out.
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Re: Tata Sumo four-wheel-drive

What kind of proposition Sumo grande will be if its offered with 4X4?
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Re: Tata Sumo four-wheel-drive

Nikhil,
Any updates on the Sumo 4x4?
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Re: Tata Sumo four-wheel-drive

Found this video on you tube:

4x4 TDi,
LHD
in 1999.

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Re: Tata Sumo four-wheel-drive

Thought the Victa was the first Sumo with the TDi engine.
Good to know that it came with the TDi engine as early as in 1999..Or was it specifically for the 4 wheel drive version?

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Thought the Victa the first Sumo with the TDi engine?
Good to know that it came with the TDi engine as early as in 1999..Or was it specifically for the 4 wheel drive version?
Jeeva,
AFAIK, Sumo 4x4 always came with Safari's TCIC engine which was also used in Sierra Turbo.

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Jeeva,
AFAIK, Sumo 4x4 always came with Safari's TCIC engine which was also used in Sierra Turbo.
Thanks for clarifying Shubhendra. I too was under the impression that the 4x4 sumo came with the TCIC engines from the very beginning.
The above video says its a TDi engine though and its an LHD. Probably for the export markets?

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