Tata Motors discontinued the legendary Tata Sumo back in 2019 after a long journey of 25 years. The homegrown automaker launched the Tata Sumo MUV in India in the mid 1990s and it went on to become one of the most successful cars in the country. The automaker sold more than 1 lakh units in just 3 years. Well, finally the car was put to rest due to these reasons – it was outdated and did not comply with safety and crash norms. However, the name ‘Tata Sumo’ makes us feel nostalgic even today.
Sumo is the preferred choice of people in rural areas in the country because of the impressive capabilities of the vehicle. Due to its rugged build and solid chassis, it is used as an off-roader, luggage carrier, as well as passenger vehicle.
Well, now a digital artist has imagined and presented how the future Tata Sumo could look like. The Tata Sumo’s digital illustration is reminiscent of the Land Rover Defender. Let’s have a look at the details of this unique digital concept.
Tata Sumo Rendition
Cartoq’s digital artist Vipin Vithoopan has come up with this rendition. The overall look of this sumo looks quite similar to the Land Rover Defender, a high-end luxury SUV. The front features a square and boxy shape, upright hood, a sleek rectangular grille flanked by attractive headlamps with integrated daytime running lights. At the front, there is an enormously rugged skid plate to underline the sportiness of the SUV and the fog lights are neatly encapsulated in the chrome housing.
The black wheel arches on the sides look chunky, and the 5-spoke alloy wheels look quite classy. There are black side cladding gives it a SUV-ish stance. In addition, the side pillars are darkened, giving the SUV a floating roof effect.
Tata Sumo specs
Originally, the Tata Sumo had a 3.0-litre diesel engine making 84 hp and 250 Nm of peak power and torque. The engine was mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox. The SUV is still widely used today as a passenger vehicle and in the mountainous regions where vehicles need to be rough and tough in order to survive. The Tata Sumo used to sell for around Rs 6-9 lakhs, ex-showroom.