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Pressure Gurkha decide up, 5-door showcased in Indonesia | Autocar India

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Indonesia-based Republik Motor can be producing the 2 Pressure SUVs beneath licence, with plans to supply them in Indonesia quickly.

Indonesia-based Republik Motor has showcased the Ksatria SUV and a novel double-cabin pickup truck. These new automobiles are based mostly on the Pressure Motors Gurkha 5-door. Whereas the Ksatria SUV is basically a five-door model of the Gurkha, it’s attention-grabbing to see a pickup truck on the identical platform.

The 2 SUVs had been showcased on the Indo Defence Expo and Discussion board. They are going to be initially offered to authorities companies and it’s mentioned to be accessible to prospects sooner or later. The 2 SUVs can be produced beneath licence from Pressure Motors and there are plans to supply the Ksatria SUV and pickup truck domestically in Indonesia. Plainly the show automobiles had been produced in India. 

Pressure Gurkha pickup, 5-door: design

Visually, the Ksatria seems to be similar to the Gurkha SUVs. On the entrance, each get the identical LED headlights, grille and entrance bumper. The one variations seen on the entrance appear to be the bull guard together with the headlamp and indicator guards. Over to the edges, the Ksatria SUVs sport totally different alloy wheel designs. On the again is the place the Ksatira SUV has the largest distinction in comparison with the Gurkha. The Indonesia-spec SUVs characteristic LED tail-lights with a grille and a canopy for the spare wheel. 

The Ksatria pickup truck incorporates a dual-cab design. The show automobile additionally showcased a missile launcher that’s positioned within the truck mattress. The door appears to be hinged on the aspect fairly than on the backside, like most different pickup vans. 

Pressure Gurkha pickup, 5-door: inside

Inside is the place the Ksatria differs essentially the most in comparison with its Indian counterpart. It will get a dual-tone inside with black and beige colors, whereas the Gurkha solely will get a black inside. Different variations in comparison with the Gurkha embrace extra plush seats within the Ksatria. 

The 5-door model is proven with a 6-seat format with captain’s chairs within the second row and a bench within the third. There may be additionally a ceiling-mounted module for the AC vents. 

Pressure Gurkha pickup, 5-door: powertrains

Republik Motor is utilizing the identical engine within the Ksatria that’s discovered within the Gurkha. The two.6-litre OM616 diesel engine, sourced from Mercedes-Benz, produces 91hp and 250Nm of torque. Additional particulars of the Ksatria’s powertrain stay scant, however as it’s a rebadged Gurkha, it’s anticipated to be supplied with a 5-speed guide gearbox and four-wheel drive with low vary and mechanically locking entrance and rear differentials. 

Pressure Gurkha pickup, 5-door: India launch

Whereas the Pressure Gurkha 5-door is being readied for an India launch, that is the primary time the automobile has been proven formally, albeit beneath a special title in a special nation. Because the pick-up truck relies on the identical platform, it is going to be attention-grabbing to see if it arrives in India. If it does, it may change into an reasonably priced different to way of life SUVs just like the Isuzu D-Max V-Cross and Toyota Hilux.

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