The new Force Gurkha can be now booked as well for a token amount of Rs. 25,000 and customers will also have customisation options to further personalise the off-roader.
The all-new Force Gurkha has been finally launched in India at ₹ 13.59 lakh, ex-showroom. The new Force Gurkha can now be booked for a token amount of ₹ 25,000 and customers will have customisation options as well to further personalise the off-roader. For road side assistance, Force Motors has also tied up with Auto Europa India that have 6200 touchpoints across the country. That said, when it comes to pricing, the top-end trim of the Mahindra Thar which is its direct rival in our market still undercuts the Force Gurkha by a good ₹ 1.10 lakh and that’s quite a margin. Force is offering 1.5 lakh km / 3 years free warranty with the Gurkha in-turn supported with 4 Year free service.
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The 2021 Force Gurkha is spawned by the modular architecture platform and continues being a purpose-built off-road SUV more than a lifestyle off-roader. However, it does look more modern and upmarket now with elements like the new single-slat grille with Gurkha branding, LED Pro Edge headlights with integrated DRLs which is a segment-first, LED indicators, new new bumpers, fog lights, a new snorkel, a newly designed ‘Shark Gill’ on the fender, a bigger rear windshield, newly designed wing mirrors with Khukri engraving, new black plastic cladding, rear-door mounted spare wheel and LED taillights among others. Dimension wise, the new Force Gurkha measures 4116 mm in length, 1812 mm in width, 2075 mm in height, while the wheelbase stands at 2400 mm. It will be available in five colours – Red, Orange, Green, Grey and White.
The cabin of the of the Force Gurkha is finished in midnight black with dark grey theme upholstery. There is a new Kenwood sourced 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity and Navigation with true mirroring via USB. It also comes with a new gear lever and 4X4 lever, moulded floor mat, panoramic side windows, captain seats, armrest for the rear passenger. Other creature comforts include tilt and telescopic adjustment for steering, power windows, central locking, speed-sensing door locks, single-piece rear door with wipers, variable intermittent speed front wipers, and more. In terms of safety, it gets features like dual airbags, ABS with EBD, rear parking sensor, cornering lamp, one-touch lane change indicator, tyre pressure monitoring system and follow-me home & Lead me headlights among others. The new Force Gurkha is more spacious and has class leading elbow room, while offers 500-litre of boot space.
Under the hood, the new Force Gurkha gets a Mercedes-Benz sourced BS6-compliant 2.6-litre, four-cylinder diesel engine that churns out 91 bhp at 3,200 rpm and 250 Nm of peak torque at 1400-2400 rpm. Transmission options include a five-speed Mercedes G-28 manual gearbox couples with the four-wheel-drive (4WD) as standard. The new Force Gurkha has a crawl-up angle of 35-degrees while the water-wading capacity is rated at 700 mm and its has a ground clearance of 205 mm.