Force Motors opens bookings for the 2014 Gurkha SUV for Rs. 25,000
The bookings for the 2014 Force Gurkha SUV have commenced at the authorized Force Motors dealership outlet in New Delhi for an advance payment of Rs. 25,000. The company will begin the delivery of the SUV and it is expected to take place in 15 days. The dealership outlet has kept a display model present inside the showroom however the test drive of the vehicle will be available only after 2 weeks.
The BS III variant of the new 2014 Force Gurkha will be available for sale in the Indian car market with a 4X2 as well as 4X4 drivetrain. The 4X2 drive system will be available with a soft top, while the 4X4 drive system variant will be available with a hard as well as soft top, taking the total number of variants to three. The new 2014 Force Gurkha SUV gets powered by a powerful 4 cylinder, 2.6 litre turbocharged diesel motor with direct injection technology. This potent diesel engine is capable of generating a max power of 82PS at 3,200rpm and 230Nm of peak torque at 1,800 – 2,000 rpm. The engine is matted to an efficient 5 speed manual transmission gearbox. The base model of the SUV gets the rear wheel drive (4×2) system, while top of the line model gets to have the all Four Wheel Drive (4×4) system along with the flexibility of both low and high 4×4 drive modes. Both the 4 wheel drive model variants are equipped with both front as well as rear manual differential locks for better and safer off-road capabilities.
The 2014 Force Gurkha SUV is a powerful and tough off-roader, it gets a power steering, A.C, leaf springs on the rear axle, independent front suspension and 16 inch alloy wheels (on the top of the line model trim). The 3-door Force Gurkha SUV offers a seating capacity of five adult passengers in the hard top version, while the soft roof variant comes with the larger seating capacity and can accommodate 7 passengers.
The Gurkha SUV is tagged at the starting price of Rs. 6.25 lakhs, while the SUV’s middle variant comes with a soft roof top and features a 4 wheel drive system has been tagged at Rs. 8.34 lakhs; the top of the range model trim along with the hard roof top has been priced at Rs. 8.49 lakhs (all prices, ex-showroom Delhi). The Force Gurkha will compete with the Mahindra Thar in the Indian market.