Ashok Leyland launches 7 cubic meter tipper

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 05 Feb 2022

Ashok Leyland launched their ecomet STAR 1415 7 cubic meter tipper. Said to be the first to offer 7 cubic meter capacity in the Intermediate Commercial Vehicle (ICV) segment, the new offering supplements Ashok Leyland’s ICV Tipper range with earlier launched ecomet STAR 1015 Tipper (5 cubic meter) & 1215 Tipper (6 cubic meter).

Sanjeev Kumar, Head- MHCV, said, “The ICV tipper segment is seeing a spurt in demand due to the focus on Infrastructure in Northeast and hilly states and increased construction activity in rural areas across the country. To meet the evolving customer needs, we continue to expand our ICV Tipper product portfolio with ecomet STAR 1415 Tipper."

The new CV comes with 14T GVW and is fitted with Twin Tipping Ram for heavy duty operations. It is powered by Ashok Leyland’s iGen6 technology 150 HP H4 engine delivering 450 Nm Torque and six speed heavy duty DD gearbox for best in class fluid economy. The ecomet STAR 1415 Tipper supports multiple applications such as transportation of sand, blue metal, bricks, construction material and road construction, among others.