Force Gurkha teased again as launch nears

The Force Gurkha will compete with the Mahindra Thar in the lifestyle SUV space.

Force Motors has released yet another teaser of the upcoming Gurkha. The off-roader is expected to debut in the coming weeks.

The latest teaser partially reveals the Gurkha's front grille. It gets a redesigned bonnet with the so-called 'shark grille' on the sides. That said, the SUV still looks similar to the Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon.

The Gurkha gets circular headlamps with integrated LED daytime running lights, a snorkel, a tailgate-mounted spare wheel, a touchscreen infotainment system, captain seats for the second row and side-facing jump seats at the rear.

The new Gurkha is expected to be powered by a 2.6-litre diesel engine producing 89 BHP and 260 Nm. The engine will be mated to a 5-speed manual transmission, a low range gearbox and an all-wheel-drive system. An independent front suspension and a rigid axle at the rear will further add to its off-road capabilities.

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