Force Motors has introduced the introduces the Top of the Line Gurkha Xtreme SUV which now comes with the drivetrain that powered the Force Gurkha vehicles which won podium positions at Rain Forest Challenge 2014, 2015 and 2016.
2018 Force Gurkha Xtreme Price:
The off-road-ready SUV is priced at INR 12,99,000 (ex-showroom). It comes only in 3-door variant and in two colours – Matt Black and Superior White.
The Force Gurkha Xtreme is powered by the 2149 cc Mercedes OM 611 derived common rail engine which produces 140 hp @ 3800 rpm and 321 Nm @ 1600 – 2400 rpm torque. This motor features dual mass flywheel that ensures excellent drivability and low NVH. It is mated to 5-speed manual gearbox and comes with a 4×4 transfer case with High – Low Options.
The Force Gurkha Xtreme also comes with a new transfer case and a new live rigid axle in the front. It also has provision to fit hub locks on the front axles that helps saving fuel as well as reducing stress on the drivetrain while in 2WD.
The Gurkha Xtreme has high strength C-in-C chassis and is the only vehicle in this class which has live rigid front axles with coil spring suspension ensuring best in class on-road handling and ride comfort along with extreme off-roading ability. It is also the only vehicle in its segment that comes with differential locks on both front and rear axles to come out of sticky situations, and air intake snorkel for deep water wading.
Styled on the lines of legendary Mercedes-Benz Gelandewagen, the new Force Gurkha has timeless appeal. The exterior of the vehicle has undergone a facelift with a bold new front fascia, unique bonnet mounted LED indicators, new front, and rear steel bumpers which add significantly to the style quotient of the vehicle.
The signature chrome finish air intake snorkel, muscular side cladding, new attractive bold graphics, clear lens headlamps, front fog lamps, large ORVMs, sturdy and full-length slip resistant footboard, and increased width all-terrain tubeless tyres are standard.
Speaking on this occasion, Mr. Ashutosh Khosla, President Sales and Marketing, Force Motors said, “The Gurkha Xtreme is being introduced in a phased manner with the first lot of vehicles being delivered to select customers who have been waiting since long for this variant. With the introduction of the Gurkha Xtreme, our portfolio of off-roading vehicles is complete with variants to take care of every segment, be it mild, moderate or extreme off-roading. The best part of the Gurkha Xtreme is that it is adaptable for competitive off-roading.”