Force Motors will introduce a new variant for its special utility vehicle the Gurkha. The new variant will be called the Force Gurkha Xtreme and is based on the three-door body style of the Gurkha Xplorer model. The new Gurkha Xtreme will be available in both hard-top and soft-top options . The new Gurkha Xtreme will replace the old 85 hp, 2.6 liter diesel motor with a more powerful Mercedes-Benz OM611-derived 2.2-litre diesel motor that puts out 140hp and 321Nm of peak torque . This was the same engine that powered the Force One SUV. The Gurkha Xtreme is mated to Mercedes-Benz G32 five-speed manual transmission .
Off-road equipments for Force Gurkha Xtreme
- Low-range transfercase
- Front and rear differential -locks
- Newly worked suspension kit
- Multi-link arrangement at the front & rear.
- 40mm wider Front track
- 44 degree Departure angle and 35 degree Ramp breakover angles
- 205mm of ground clearance
- 550 mm wading depth
The Gurkha Xtreme will go on sale by early July. Bookings have already started in few dealerships . The Gurkha Xtreme could be priced in the range of Rs 14 lakh (on-road). The all new Gurkha Xtreme will give tight competition to the Mahindra Thar which is the king in the off road segment in India . Priced at 14 lakhs rupees lets wait and watch if the new Gurkha Xtreme will take on the likes of the mighty Mahindra Thar .