Pune-Based Auto Enthusiast Devjeet Saha Drives 1603 Kms Nonstop In 24 Hours, Enters His Name Into India Book of Records

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Pune, February 19, 2021: Tata Motors, India’s leading automotive brand has announced that its premium hatchback Altroz has made a landmark entry into the India Book of Records.

As part of the achievement, the Altroz covered a maximum distance of 1,603 km in 24 hours thereby setting a new Indian record. This exceptional journey was undertaken by Devjeet Saha, a Pune based auto enthusiast, who completed a 24-hour round trip from Satara to Bengaluru and back to Pune between December 15th and December 16th, 2020. This achievement is a testament to the exhilarating performance that the Altroz has to offer along with the class-leading comfort that it provides during long journeys.

Speaking on winning the accolade, Saha said, “I am humbled to have been given the opportunity to embark on this landmark journey and am honoured to have been inducted into the India Book of Records.

The Altroz proved to be the very class-defining product that we all have known it to be, by way of its exceptional performance on this long journey. The ride and handling of the car made the voyage not only comfortable but also an exhilarating one. I would like to extend my compliments to Tata Motors for continuing to provide its customers with extraordinary products such as the Altroz.”

Commenting on this achievement, Vivek Srivatsa – Head, Marketing, Passenger Vehicles Business Unit, Tata Motors said, “I would like to congratulate Devjeet Saha on accomplishing this feat. Since its inception, the Altroz has created new benchmarks in its segment through the medium of its appealing design, top-notch safety and thrilling performance. We are delighted that Saha chose the Altroz as his companion in embarking on the long journey to achieve this rare milestone. With this accomplishment, the Altroz has created yet another benchmark in the passenger vehicles segment and we hope that through achievements like these, we continue to build trust within our customers.”

The India Book of Records, as the name suggests, is the custodian of Indian records created since 2006. The 15th edition of the book (for 2020) was launched in 2019, thereby making it the only book of records with the Chief Editors from seven nations – Vietnam, Malaysia, USA, Nepal, Indonesia, Bangladesh and Thailand as its board members.