Ashok Leyland powers AVTR range with 250hp H6 4V engine

CV maker targets buyers seeking higher power delivery and superior fuel efficiency through the proven H series engine.

Autocar Pro News Desk By Autocar Pro News Desk calendar 04 Aug 2022 Views icon27264 Views Share - Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to LinkedIn Share to Whatsapp

Ashok Leyland, which is seeing growing demand for both its medium and heavy commercial vehicles (M&HCVs) as well as light commercial vehicles (LCVs) in the ongoing fiscal year, has strengthened its AVTR portfolio by introducinga new 250hp, 6-cylinder, 4-valve engine with premium N Cabin in the haulage, tractor and tipper segments.

The company says the proven H series engine makes this new range of trucks suitable for customers who seek higher power delivery and superior fuel efficiency.

According to Sanjeev Kumar, Head- MHCV, Ashok Leyland, “The modularity of the AVTR platform significantly reduces the product lead time, thereby enabling us to launch products which cater to the unique transportation requirements of our customers. This combination of H6 4V engine in AVTR trucks with premium N Cabin will deliver better TCO advantage for our customers.”

Salient features of the new truck range:

  • Proven H6 engine 6-cylinder engine with i-Gen6 technology
  • Premium tilt-able suspended cabin with dampers for highest ride comfort
  • Full metal front fascia for increased safety
  • Double headlamps for wider and longer visibility range
  • Excellent storage spaces
  • Optional AC and HVAC

Fast-expanding AVTR range
Ashok Leyland is seeing sustained demand for sustained demand for the AVTR range, which is built on a modular truck platform. In end-July. The CV maker  expanded its AVTR range of commercial vehicles with the launch of the AVTR 4220 with 41.5T GCW and AVTR 4420 with 43.5T GCW in the 4x2 tractor segment. With this launch, Ashok Leyland becomes the first Indian OEM to offer tractors with 41.5T and 43.5T GCW in two-axle configuration.

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