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San Storm (1998-2013)

Jeeps aside, the San Storm is India’s first convertible car. It is built in Goa but was designed by the French Le Mans Group with a tubular steel chassis and glass-fibre body and with an 1149 cc Renault engine. It’s designed to be affordable as well as fun but still comes with air-conditioning, electric windows and leather seats. A low 820kg kerb weight keeps things interesting despite the small engine. It may not be a state of the art car, but it gives an enjoyable drive and a touch of glamour for a low priced convertible.

San Storm Details

Production dates1998-2013
Fuel tank capacity 36 litres / 9.5 US gal
Warranty years or miles

San Storm Specifications

Fuel type Unleaded Petrol
Engine type Straight 4
Engine capacity 1149 cc
Power 59@5250 bhp
Torque 88@4000 lb.ft
Transmission type 5-spd manual
UK retail price from £9,749
UK insurance group 7

San Storm Performance

Max speed (manual) 89 mph / 143 kph
0-100kmph (manual) 14.8 seconds

San Storm Economy and Emissions

EU combined MPG (manual) 23 mpg

Information last updated

One Owner Review

Do you drive a San Storm? Would you recommend it to others? Why not leave a comment to let us know what you think of the car. This San has one owner review.

  1. Christopher A Christopher A says:

    I own one of very few San Storm cars in ther UK, and under the bonnet, it largely uses Renault parts – ie radiator and engine. Inside, there are Matiz door handles. It’s a real hotch potch of other cars, but very cute and attracts attention!

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