This is the most popular truck-line. The two-axial heavy class trucks series intended for long-distance deliveries with the gross weight 16-17 t and carrying capacity 12.2-13 t outstands in it. The vehicles are distinguished by their reliability and durability. The half-elliptic multiple-leaf springs, joint by the central bolt, are capable to withstand high loads.
The diesel model AL, set on the trucks, with the capacity 6.54 liters is rather simple in the technical maintenance, though it possesses moderate power parameters (110 hp). The gearbox is manual 5-speed. It is possible to order a 4-cylinder diesel IVECO, developing 117 hp power, for additional pay.
The family Comet impresses by the abundance of various cabins, made with the reference to the local traditions. The family also includes the dump-truck Tipper of the gross weight 15.6 t, the truck-tractors of the gross combination weight 26.4 t, the chassis for special bodies and additional constructions.
Successor: Ashok Leyland 1612H / 1613H / 1616H / 1618