Rolls Royce Cars in India
San Motors India Limited was introduced in the year 1998 with the San Storm two-seater Sports Car, a car designed by French Group Le Mans. The San Storm is a sports car with stunning looks and great features to make your riding reach a different level of excellence.
Birth and Launch of San Motors
The San Storm car is a unique car in India from the house of San Motors India Ltd. It was first introduced in the year 1998. It was at that time powered by 1149cc Renault D7F Engine with front driving wheels giving it a 60bhp power and a top speed of 152km/h. At that time, the car had a steel body and chassis and a weight of only around 160 kg.
The two-seat San Storm was first introduced in India in the year 1998.
It was designed by the famous French designer group Le Mans. San Motors is located in Mumbai and is the brainchild of a group of like-minded people who are engineers by profession. The main aim was to introduce a stylish comfortable and affordable car in Indian market. The manufacturing of the San Storm car takes place in Goa and with its fiberglass body it is indeed a thrill to ride and watch.
The design of the car is quite outstanding and it is considered to be one of the best in the field of Sports car in India. You can consider this to be a very well organized and powerful presentation of love for sports car.
San Motors was founded with a view to build a perfect sports car with affordability and get the maximum fantasy covered. In the early 2000s the Reliant motor company of the UK began importing small cars, rather than its traditional business which stood for designing. The company started importing small cars made by Piaggo and Ligier and at present the firm imports. The convertible Storm is at present being imported to the UK.
San Motors Dealer Network in India
The head office of San motors is located in the city of Mumbai and the other branch is at Goa. They sell the cars directly and without any dealer chain to the customers. This makes the San Storm more affordable.
San Motors Used car market of these cars
The San Storm is a car for connoisseurs and hence the used market is quite small. Still, there is always a demand for San in the market of used cars.Another fact which comes in consideration about this is that it is very affordable as also good in quality so having a used car also is no loss.
San Motors Future plans
The main aim for San Motors is to branch out further internationally with the Indian built car, while keeping on satisfying and increasing their customers.
No new models are currently in the pipeline.
San Storm Exterior
The exterior of the San Storm car is impressive with glossy fiberglass paint and bumpers in Body colors. Front Fog Lamps are optional and even without them the car is a glamorous one to have. There are front wipers, rear wipers and roof antenna. There are also Electrical Adjustable Outside Mirrors and Tubeless tyres and alloy wheels with covers.
Interior of San Storm
Interior of the car are beautiful and comfortable, equipped with leather covered seats and gear knob. The car offers an ultimate sports car experience and has impressive interiors.
Variants and Pricing of San Storm
There is only one Variant of the San Storm, priced at Rs 5,75,000 ex-showroom. The on-road price may vary from one place to another depending on the taxes and insurance applicable. The transmission type of San Storm is a 5-speed manual gear box and the driveline is a front wheel drive. The capacity of the fuel tank is 36 liters and seating arrangements are for two only. The car has front disc brakes of and rear drum brakes.
The wheels of the car are Alloy with and Tyre of 155x70r13. This makes the San Storm impressive to look at and grippy while driving.The engine of San Storm is a 1.2L Renault D7F-MPFI I-4 with 4 cylinders. The displacement of the engine is 1149cc, with a MPFI fuel system. The car accelerates from 0 to 100 in 14.8 Secs. The San storm comes with a number of great security options like front and rear seat belts, Collapsible Steering, central locking, engine Immobilizer and child safety door locks. The Crumple zones are the perfect example of safety features equipped in this low budget sports car.
While buying a luxury sports car like San Storm one will obviously search for some excellent comfort and convenience features and keeping this in mind the car manufacturer are giving you facilities like power steering, air conditioner and cup holder. The San Storm comes with optional facilities like Power windows and LCD Monitor.
The coloring of the San Storm is with fiber glass paint and available in Black, Blue, Red Silver and Yellow.
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