Drive Motors has silently launched ABS-equipped variations of its Gurkha off-roader, priced at Rs 11.05 lakh for the Gurkha Xplorer Three-Door. The Gurkha with ABS is offered with the Xplorer 5-Door and the top-spec Xtreme Three-Door, priced at Rs 12.55 lakh and Rs 13.30 lakh, respectively. At this worth level, the ABS-equipped Gurkhas are about Rs 30,000 greater than their respective non-ABS variations. An attention-grabbing level to notice is that the bottom Gurkha Xpedition (in Three-Door and 5-Door types) doesn’t get the anti-lock braking system.
On the finish of 2018, the corporate launched the top-spec Force Gurkha Xtreme at Rs 12.99 lakh. The brand new range-topping Gurkha is powered by a brand new 140hp, 2.2-litre diesel engine and 5-speed guide gearbox, relatively than the 85hp, 2.5-litre diesel supplied within the Xpedition and Xplorer variants. The Xtreme additionally appears to be like barely totally different on the surface due to the LED flip indicators, new metal bumpers on the entrance and rear, a thicker footboard, totally different wing mirrors and decals.
Seller sources have revealed that deliveries for the Gurkha ABS will start in June 2019, although bookings have already begun.
With the intention to meet upcoming security norms for brand spanking new vehicles produced in India, count on Drive Motors to deliver out one other replace to the Gurkha by July. The brand new mannequin will probably be fitted with extra security options equivalent to a driver’s aspect airbag, rear parking sensors a velocity alert system and seatbelt reminders.
|Drive Gurkha variant-wise costs|
|Variants||Worth (non-ABS)||Worth (ABS)|
|Gurkha Xpedition Three-Door||Rs 9.75 lakh||–|
|Gurkha Xpedition 5-Door||Rs 9.99 lakh||–|
|Gurkha Xplorer Three-Door||Rs 10.75 lakh||Rs 11.05 lakh|
|Gurkha Xplorer 5-Door||Rs 12.25 lakh||Rs 12.55 lakh|
|Gurkha Xtreme Three-Door||Rs 12.99 lakh||Rs 13.30 lakh|
(All costs are ex-showroom, pan-India)