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Old 4th July 2017, 11:46   #1
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Default Huge camo'ed Force Motors UV spotted testing

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A heavily camouflaged, large utility vehicle has been spotted testing in Pune, Maharashtra. Though the identity of the vehicle has been successfully disguised under covers, its overall structure appears to be similar to that of the Force Trax Cruiser and Toofan. Moreover, the vehicle was spotted testing around the Force Motors plant in Chinchwad, Pune, indicating that it is likely to be a test mule of a Force vehicle.

Since the vehicle was heavily disguised, it might be a possibility that Force is testing a new-generation model of the Trax series for the Indian market. In its current portfolio, Force sells seven versions of the Trax, including the Trax Gama, Trax Cruiser, Trax Toofan, Trax Ambulance, Trax Cruiser Deluxe, Trax Toofan Deluxe and Trax Cruiser School Van.

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A heavily camouflaged, large utility vehicle has been spotted testing in Pune, Maharashtra.
Just look at the humongous rear half of the vehicle . What is this? A 20 seater UV? In terms of sq ft / rupee, I don't think this vehicle will have any competitor.
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Is it that ugly that they need to cover it this way ?

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May be the Trax Hurricane - after the Trax Toofan !
Extra long WB, with relatively skinny tyres again.
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Will definitely be not a great looker but am loving the sheer humongous size of it. That wheelbase is just never seen before on any UV sold in India.
Will surely be a massive hit with the taxi owners in small towns and cities and even with the safari operators in sanctuaries and national parks
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Just look at the humongous rear half of the vehicle . What is this? A 20 seater UV? In terms of sq ft / rupee, I don't think this vehicle will have any competitor.
Looks similar sized than the Trax Toofan. It's a 11+D seating config. We even have a test drive thread:

https://www.team-bhp.com/forum/test-...est-drive.html

Also, they have one more on test:

https://www.team-bhp.com/news/force-...potted-testing
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This is almost as long as a mini bus or perhaps, longer. For such long wheelbases, won't the vehicle faces GC issues, especially considering that these vehicles will be popular in rural areas which might have bad roads?
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Looking at it makes me think of following three implementable areas

1. Large Load carrier with 4+1 seating

2. Extra long Toofaan for the marriage party

3. Tactical Ambulance with 4+1 passenger area for personnel

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How do you guys say its a Force motor vehicle apart from the fact that no one else makes such long vehicles ?

I wouldn't be surprised if the production model also has the cloth type doors of the camouflage to bring down costs further.


The Philippines has a public transport vehicle called the Jeepney - it looks similar to this where all the passengers sit facing each other lengthwise.
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Why force needs to camouflage? Every product they have looks the same.

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