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Old 2nd April 2024, 11:18   #1
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Force Gurkha Pickup truck spotted testing in India

Force Motors is gearing up to launch the Gurkha 5-door later this year. In addition to the 5-door version, the carmaker appears to be working on a third iteration of the Gurkha – a dual-cab pickup truck.

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The Force Gurkha Pickup was recently spotted testing on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway. The test vehicle has a large loading bay with a soft top and a side-hinged tailgate.

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The design of the front fascia looks similar to the Gurkha 3-door. It has a trapezoidal grille with a horizontal split in the centre. The test car is equipped with 5-spoke alloy wheels, a snorkel, side steps, a rear tow hitch and even a roll cage.

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The Gurkha pickup could use the same 2.6-litre diesel engine as the standard Gurkha. It produces 90 BHP and 250 Nm and is paired with a 5-speed manual transmission and an all-wheel drive system.

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Old 2nd April 2024, 11:39   #2
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Re: Force Gurkha Pickup truck spotted testing in India

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Force Motors is gearing up to launch the Gurka 5-door later this year. In addition to the 5-door version, the carmaker appears to be working on a third iteration of the Gurkha a dual-cab pickup truck.
They should really consider replacing that engine and those taillights to something better. Those two look very agricultural to a car that is otherwise not bad!
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Re: Force Gurkha Pickup truck spotted testing in India

Interesting.

I'm a wildlife researcher, and somewhat interested in this since there are no real hardy workhorse 4WDs left in the market. Except the boleros to some extent, though their off road capabilities are nothing to write home about.

I also came across 4 poorly concealed new gurkhas, though none were a double cab pickup.

Two were short like the existing ones, though one had bench seats. And two were longer, with a a middle row of seats.

Overall they were quite uninspiring to be honest - saw them two weeks ago but forgot to post till now.

I was in a rush and could not stop for long, but have named them short stripey and short patchy (which had its stickers pulled off), and long stripey and long leafy in the photos in case anyone is interested!

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Re: Force Gurkha Pickup truck spotted testing in India

There is already a thread for this topic.

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https://www.team-bhp.com/forum/india...kup-truck.html (Pics: Force Gurkha Pickup Truck)
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Re: Force Gurkha Pickup truck spotted testing in India

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Is it just me or does the long wheelbase make it look a little weird?
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