2024 Force Gurkha Interiors Teased with Advanced Features

2024 Force Gurkha Interiors Teased with Advanced Features

With the increasing enthusiasm for off-road adventures the market is ripe for diverse vehicle models to flourish. Following the popularity of models like the Mahindra Thar and Maruti Jimny, Force Motors is preparing to introduce new variants of the Force Gurkha, including both 3-door and 5-door versions. The re-introduction of the 3-door model comes after its discontinuation in 2023 due to stringent BS6 Phase II emission norms.

Updated Design Features of the New Force Gurkha

Both the 3-door and 5-door versions of the new Gurkha will feature classic circular headlamps and a two-slat grille adorned with the distinctive Gurkha badging. Its sturdy aspect will likely be enhanced by unique design components that draw attention to the front and rear bumpers.

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Force Gurkha Side View

The 5-door Gurkha will distinguish itself with additional rear doors and sport new 16-inch alloy wheels fitted with 245/70 R16 tires, mirroring the specifications of the previous 3-door model. The 5-door variant will also boast a longer wheelbase of 2,825 mm, which is 425 mm more than the 3-door version, providing a more spacious interior.

Enhanced Interior and Accessories

The upcoming Gurkha models are set to receive significant interior upgrades that promise a higher level of comfort and convenience. The 3-door version will maintain a four-seat configuration, while the 5-door version will offer various seating arrangements, including standard 5-seater and possible 6-seater configurations with three rows. There's also potential for a 7-seater setup, featuring a bench seat in the middle and two individual seats in the third row.

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Force Gurkha Interior

Recent teasers hint at modern interior enhancements including a larger touchscreen for improved infotainment and navigation, a fully digital TFT instrument cluster for clear vehicle metrics, and a redesigned center console that replaces the traditional 4X4 gear rod with a sleeker control knob. A tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) will also be included in this model to guarantee the highest level of safety and upkeep for the car.

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Force Gurkha Screen

Advanced Capabilities and Safety Features

The upcoming Gurkha models will be equipped with new traction control systems to enhance off-road capability and safety. Force Motors' dedication to safety is shown by the inclusion of several airbags. The addition of two fuel indicators including one potentially for Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) monitoring, highlights the thoughtful updates aimed at improving functionality.

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Force Gurkha Gear level

Engine Specs and Performance

The new Gurkha models are expected to retain the robust Mercedes-sourced 2.6-litre diesel engine, known for delivering 91 hp and 250 Nm of torque, paired with a 5-speed manual transmission. Detailed enhancements to the engine's performance are yet to be disclosed. Notably, the SUVs will feature a shift-on-the-fly 4WD system conveniently located next to the driver's seat for easy engagement.

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Force Gurkha Seats

Pricing and Market Positioning

Force Motors plans to launch the new Gurkha 3-door and 5-door models soon, with the updated 3-door model likely priced slightly higher than its last known price of Rs 15.10 lakh. The 5-door model could be up to Rs 1.50 lakh more expensive than the 3-door version. The 3-door Gurkha will compete with the formidable Mahindra Thar 3-door, while the 5-door model will face off against the Maruti Jimny and the upcoming Thar 5-door, expected to be marketed as the Thar Armada.

Force Motors' continuous endeavors to meet the changing requirements of off-road enthusiasts and to stay ahead of the competition in this expanding market are reflected in these upgrades.