Mumbai, Feb. 22 -- Tata Motors Ltd has laid high hopes on sport-utility vehicles to sustain the sales growth of its domestic passenger vehicle business, said a senior company executive.

The Mumbai-based automaker introduced the Safari SUV model on Monday, resurrecting the brand name, which was discontinued in 2019 after a 21-year run. The new model will be sold in six and seven-seater versions and it will be the flagship vehicle of Tata Motors.

"It (Safari) will be the flagship product for sure. Then you have the Harrier and Nexon which serve very different requirements and we are coming with Hornbill, which will be a size lower than the Nexon," said Shailesh Chandra, president, passenger vehicle business unit, Tata Motors. "So, we will...