Force Motors has introduced the BS IV range of Gurkha SUV in the country. The BS IV variants of Force Gurkha are now available at Shriram Cars Pvt. Ltd. (Aurangabad). The 2017 Gurkha range comes with an all new high strength C-in-C chassis with new multi-link coil spring suspension on all four wheels(a feature which no other Indian off-roader offers). The Force Gurkha comes in two trims: Gurkha Xplorer and Xpedition. The Gurkha Explorer and the Gurkha Expedition are available in four colors, which include Supreme White, Matt Black, Copper Red and Moonbeam Silver.
peaking on this occasion, Mr. Ashutosh Khosla, President Sales and Marketing, Force Motors said, “Off-roading is in the DNA of the FORCE Gurkha, with the launch of the new range of FORCE Gurkha, we aim to cater to a wider customer base to suit varying degrees of off-roading.” Speaking of Force Gurkha Xplorer, it is the 4WD version and will be powered by the new BS4 compliant 2.6L CR engine with maximum power of 85bhp and peak torque of 230Nm between 1400-2400rpm. It is mated with the new G-28 5-speed all-synchromesh manual gearbox with cable shift. As for the Force Gurkha Xpedition, it is configured with the 5-door hard top body (D+8 seats) and rear wheel drive. It is also powered by the same 2.6L CR engine which develops 85bhp and 230Nm.
The 3-door 5-seater Gurkha Xplorer is available in soft top as well as hard top. On the other hand, the new Force Gurkha Xpedition has undergone a facelift with a bold new front facia, new front and rear steel bumpers. The signature chrome finish air intake snorkel, muscular side cladding, attractive graphics, clear lens headlamps, front and rear fog lamps, large ORVMs, sturdy and full length slip resistant footboard, increased width all terrain tubeless tyres is standard on all versions. Gurkha has been the podium finisher at the past three editions of the Rain Forest Challenge India. In addition, Force Gurkha, the extreme off-roader has also been awarded “Racing Car of the Year” Award and “Best Competition 4×4”, two times in a row; “Best Motorsport Award 2015” and “Monster of the Year Award 2015”.