Force Motors unveils the 2021 Gurkha off-road SUV in India ahead of launch. Force Gurkha is a very popular off-road SUV. The new off-road SUV is now BS6 compliant and features a host of changes inside and out. However, it continues to be offered with a single engine and transmission option.
The production version of the Gurkha looks similar to the concept SUV showcased at the 2020 Auto Expo. The changes in the new Gurkha are as follows: LED headlamps with LED DRLs, Blacked out the front bumper, Engine bash plate, Fog lamps Indicators placed above fenders, All-around body cladding and Snorkel.
Force Gurkha has the 3-door layout with a large window for rear passengers and a side step. The Gurkha comes with 16-inch steel wheels as standard, which can be upgraded to alloys right from the factory as part of the accessories package.
The rear of the SUV also gets a few changes starting with a new tail lamp design and a new bumper featuring parking sensors. It continues to come with a tailgate-mounted spare wheel, which adds to the rugged looks.
Force Motors has given the new off-roader revamped interiors starting with new seats and upholstery. It continues to be 4-seater with all seats facing forward.
Other features: 7-inch touchscreen infotainment, Android Auto & Apple CarPlay, Manual AC, Semi-digital instrument cluster, 12V sockets (front & rear), Dual USB socket for rear passengers and Tilt & Telescopic steering adjust.
The Force Gurkha continues to be powered by a 2.6-Litre turbo-diesel engine paired to a 5-speed manual gearbox. However, it also carries forward all other off-road mechanicals such as 4WD with a low ratio gearbox and Max power: 90bhp @ 3200rpm Peak torque: 250Nm @ 2400rpm.
Force Motors is also offering several accessories to personalize the Gurkha right from the factory. This includes: Windscreen bar, Roof carrier, Rear ladder, Roof rails, Alloy wheels & AT tyres and Rear side-facing child seats.
Regarding warranty, the off-road SUV is offered with a warranty for 3 years/1,50,000 km. The company is also offering RSA included in the warranty as well. As the dealer network is yet to expand in India, the company is also offering pick-up and drop facilities for service.