The Force Gurkha 4X4X4 is an off-roader offered by the Indian carmaker which is powered by a 2.6 litre turbocharged diesel engine. The front and rear each get a mechanical locking differential where the front is a live independent setup and the rear is a live rigid setup. The minimum turning radius is 5.8 metres and the steering unit is a hydraulic power steering. Suspension setup is an independent setup with solid torsion bar and hydraulic telescopic shock absorber with an anti roll bar at the front. The rear gets a semi-elliptical leaf spring with hydraulic telescopic shock absorber and anti-roll bar. Braking duties are courtesy a front disc brake up front and a drum brake at the rear.
The factory fitted snorkel enables the Force Gurkha to do impressive off roading.
The gradability of the Force Gurkha is useful while tackling rough terrain
The impressive ground clearance of 210 mm makes enables it to go through any terrain
The Force Gurkha 4X4X4 measures 3,992 mm in length, 1,820 mm in width, 2,055 mm in height and has a wheelbase of 2,400 mm. The front overhang is 735 mm and the rear overhang is 857 mm. The ground clearance of the Force Gurkha 4X4X4 is 210 mm and it has a minimum turning radius of 5.8 metres.
Inside the cabin of the Force Gurkha 4X4X4, it is offered with a dual tone dashboard. The vehicle comes with a manual air conditioning unit and the gear lever is placed on the floor board of the vehicle. The steering unit is hydraulically powered and the four wheel drive function can be engaged or disengaged using a transfer case mounted next to the gears.
The Force Gurkha 4X4X4 is powered by a 2,596 cc diesel engine that generates 81 hp of power at 3,200 rpm and 230 Nm of torque from 1,800 rpm to 2,000 rpm. These figures are impressive for its segment and the engine has been tuned for the best balance between fuel efficiency and performance.
Transmission available with the Force Gurkha 4X4X4 is a 5-speed manual gearbox. This is also paired with mechanical differential locks that are separate for the front and the rear wheels. Gear changes are smooth and engaging the four-wheel-drive is easy.
Braking is courtesy disc brake setup up front and a drum setup at the rear. While there is no ABS or airbags, the brakes have a dual circuit hydraulic vacuum assisted with auto wear adjuster.
Claimed fuel efficiency of the Force Gurkha 4X4X4 is 12 kmpl which is impressive for its segment. The off-roader has a fuel tank capacity of 63 litres which suggests it will cover a distance of 756 kms basis the claimed mileage.