Tata Nexon, Harrier, Safari Red Dark Editions launched

    Harrier and Safari get important tech updates like ADAS and a larger touchscreen, while updates on the Nexon are cosmetic only.

    Published On Feb 22, 2023 05:09:00 PM


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    Tata Motors has launched the Nexon, Harrier and Safari Red Dark Editions. Prices for the Nexon Red Dark Edition start at Rs 12.35 lakh, while the Harrier and Safari Red Dark start at Rs 21.77 lakh and Rs 22.61 lakh, respectively.

    1. Red Dark Editions get black exterior with red bits
    2. Harrier, Safari Red Dark Edition get ADAS
    3. Harrier, Safari Red Dark get driver seat memory function

    Like the previous special editions, the changes to the Red Dark edition models are mainly cosmetic. The Harrier and Safari also get notable tech and safety upgrades as well. Here are the prices for the Red Dark editions.

    Tata Red Dark Edition prices (ex-showroom, India)
    Nexon XZ+ Luxs Red Dark Petrol MTRs 12.35 lakh
    Nexon XZ+ Luxs Red Dark Diesel MTRs 13.70 lakh
    Nexon XZA+ Luxs Red Dark Petrol AMTRs 13.00 lakh
    Nexon XZA+ Luxs Red Dark Diesel AMTRs 14.35 lakh
    Harrier XZ+ Red Dark Diesel MTRs 21.77 lakh
    Harrier XZA+(O) Red Dark Diesel ATRs 24.07 lakh
    Safari XZ+ Red Dark Diesel MT 7SRs 22.61 lakh
    Safari XZ+ Red Dark Diesel MT 6SRs 22.71 lakh
    Safari XZA+ Red Dark Diesel AT 7SRs 23.91 lakh
    Safari XZA+ Red Dark Diesel AT 6SRs 24.01 lakh
    Safari XZA+(O) Red Dark Diesel AT 7SRs 24.91 lakh
    Safari XZA+(O) Red Dark Diesel AT 6SRs 25.01 lakh

    Nexon, Harrier, Safari Red Dark: what's different?

    Like the popular Safari, Nexon and Harrier Dark Editions, the newly introduced Red Dark Edition gets an all-black ‘Oberon Black’ exterior colour scheme. The Harrier and Safari special edition models also get red brake calipers and a subtle red insert on the front grille. When it comes to the interior, all three Red Dark Edition models get ‘Carnelian’ red seat upholstery, and the grey trim on the dashboard.  

    Nexon Red Dark: what's new?

    Tata Motors had only showcased the Safari and Harrier Red Dark Editions at the Auto Expo 2023 in January, with the Nexon Red Dark Edition being added to the line-up now. With this, the Nexon is now available in three special editions, including the regular Dark Edition and Kaziranga Edition.

    Unlike the Harrier and the Safari Red Dark editions, the Nexon gets no additional equipment.

    The Nexon Red Dark meanwhile, gets red highlights on the fog lamp surround and subtle red inserts on tri-arrow grille. Based on the top spec XZ+ Lux trim, the Nexon Red Dark gets features like tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS), sunroof, in-built air purifier, wireless charger, cruise control, ventilated seats and connected car tech.

    Tata Harrier, Safari Red Dark: tech, safety upgrades

    The biggest highlight on the Harrier and Safari Red Dark Editions are the addition of ADAS safety tech. This includes Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB), forward collision alert, lane departure warning, lane change assist and traffic sign recognition. Both SUVs are based on their top-spec variants and get the new 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment, a 7-inch digital driver's display, and a 360-degree camera. Both the SUVs also get memory function for the driver's seat.

    Tata Safari, Harrier Red Dark edition, additionally, get red grab handles.

    The Safari, additionally, gets ventilated seats for the second row, red ambient lighting near the door handles and around the panoramic sunroof, along with cushions on the head restraints for second-row passengers.

    Nexon, Safari, Harrier Red Dark: no mechanical changes

    All three special editions of the SUVs carry forward the same RDE compliant powertrains that were recently introduced by Tata Motors. The Nexon comes with a 120hp, 1.2-litre turbo-petrol and a 115hp, 1.5-litre diesel, with both the engines being paired to either a 6-speed manual or AMT gearbox. The Harrier and Safari also continue with the 170hp, 2.0-litre diesel engine that’s mated to either a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic gearbox.

    Tata is offering a 3 year/1,00,000km warranty as standard on the Red Dark Edition of the SUVs.

    What do you think about the newly introduced Red Dark Editions? Let us know in the comments section.

    Also see:

    Tata Safari facelift to borrow Harrier EV concept design cues

    Tata Motors to supply 25,000 XPres-T EVs in largest ever fleet order

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