Tata Motors celebrates two iconic Nano expeditions. Mr. Ranjit Yadav, President, Passenger Vehicle Business Unit, Tata Motors and India's first Formula 1 motor racing driver, Mr. Narain Karthikeyan today felicitated Mr. Srikarunya Subrahmanyam, a motoring enthusiast (from Bangalore) and his team, for entering the prestigious Guinness World Records. This tremendous success has been achieved by Tata Nano in a national expedition.
Mr. Yadav and Mr. Karthikeyan today unveiled the book 'Atop the World' which has been written and edited by Mr. Thomas Chacko. Mr. Chacko is a Kochi-based, 63-year old motoring enthusiast, who completed a 78-day long national expedition in a Tata Nano, covering the length and breadth of the country. These momentous achievements come from sheer passion for motoring, backed by a robust and reliable car like the Tata Nano. Speaking on this remarkable achievement, Mr. Ranjit Yadav, President - Passenger Vehicles Business Unit, Tata Motors said, "The Tata Nano has put India on the world motoring map when it comes to frugal engineering. The car has made us proud yet again with this record. The Tata Nano has proved its robustness and reliability in many car rallies and expeditions undertaken by Tata Motors and by customers on their own. It is motoring enthusiasts like Karun and Thomas who emote true passion for motoring. We are proud to be associated with them and we will continue to encourage such expeditions as it will enable customers to further understand and experience the brand's true value."
Tata Motors today felicitated Mr. Srikarunya Subrahmanyam and his team for having set the Guinness World Record by accomplishing the longest journey of 10,218 kms, in a Tata Nano, in 10 days, breaking the current record of 8046.74 kms. The team set on an adventure on March 21, 2013 from Kanyakumari to circumnavigate the country and successfully returned victorious on March 30, 2013 in Bangalore.
Celebrating a Dream Come True:
Tata Motors today unveiled the book 'Atop the World' written and edited by Mr. Thomas Chacko. The book captures Mr. Chacko's dream project of exploring the country in a Tata Nano. Mr. Chacko successfully completed his 78-day long dream project on July 21, 2012. The 78-day all India drive has tested the Nano across the some of the most rugged terrains of the country and through all kinds of weather. The car emerged successful in this test of endurance.