Ashok Leyland, one of the top commercial vehicles manufacturers in India, announced introduction of 3 new trucks to strengthen its presence in Intermediate Commercial Vehicles (ICV trucks) & Medium Duty Trucks. The flagship company of Hinduja Group has introduced new variants in the popular Guru and Boss series of trucks that come with built up cabin options.
The all new Ashok Leyland Guru 1010 will cater to ICV trucking with best in class payload and fuel efficiency. Whereas Boss 1616 and Boss 1916 will cater to the medium duty trucking at 16.2 Ton GVW and a higher 18.5 Ton GVW node as per increased axle loading norms. All these new Ashok Leyland trucks offer a standard warranty of 4 years / 4 Lakh kms.
Speaking at the launch occasion, Mr Anuj Kathuria, President – Global Trucks, said, “Our trucking portfolio has been growing at a fast pace, leading to our customers wanting more options and customizations in their vehicle. The new GURU 1010, BOSS 1616 and BOSS 1916 are a result of customer feedback and market requirements. Both GURU and BOSS range of trucks, are the preferred choice of transportation in their respective tonnage segments. We have carried forward this successful platform for the new versions and added more features that our customers want delivering profitability & driver comfort. Developed on the principles of our brand philosophy, ‘Aapki Jeet, Hamari Jeet’, these vehicles score highly on fuel efficiency, payload, productivity and uses the advanced diesel-engine technology, which corresponds to more savings compared to other vehicles in the segment.”
Ashok Leyland Guru 1010 – The new ICV Truck
The new Ashok Leyland Guru 1010 is powered by a unique 3 cylinder UPCRS EXP engine and gets mated to a 6 speed overdrive gearbox, thus delivering best in class mileage. It comes fitted with hydraulically tiltable day cabin with sleeping provision and a wide panoramic wind screen for better visibility.
This new Ashok Leyland ICV truck is offered in 4 different loading spans from 14 ft to 22 ft, catering to different intra-city as well as inter-city applications. Complete Ashok Leyland Guru 1010 specifications are available at the TrucksBuses.com for our readers.
New Ashok Leyland Boss 1616 & Boss 1916 Trucks
Ashok Leyland Boss truck platform, already a popular brand name in the market since its launch, has been introduced with higher 16.2 Ton & 18.5 Ton GVW along with sleeper cabin. Both Ashok Leyland Boss 1616 and Boss 1916, gets powered by a 6 cylinder H-Series engine with i-EGR technology to deliver best in class mileage, without requiring additional ad-blue. Again offered in 4 loading spans, the aesthetically designed sleeper cabin offers superior features like power steering with tilt & telescopic adjustment, company fitted music system, mobile charging point and host of utility spaces.
Other New Truck Launches in India
One can notice a lot of product launches in ICV & MCV trucking segment in the past few weeks. While Mahindra officially launched its Mahindra Furio trucks in the ICV category making it a full range CV player, Tata Motors has introduced LPT 1512 CRX (My Truck) to up the ante in 15.8 T GVW category.