At the DefExpo 2014 in India Ashok Leyland presented it’s new medium duty military truck Garuda which is available in 4×2 and 4×4 wheel configuration. The Garuda is powered by an in-line four-cylinder diesel engine that makes 118 hp with a peak torque of 320 Nm and is mated to a manual 5-speed gearbox. The Garuda only gets a day cab, with an air conditioning unit, rear view camera and shovel and pick axe are offered as optional accessories.
The 4×4 can be used as a troop carrier vehicle or as a radar and machine gun mounted vehicle. The Garuda 4×4 measures 5,480 mm in length, 2,000 mm in width and 2,460 mm. It gets a wheelbase of 3,330 mm and 250 mm of ground clearance, thanks to its 16-inch wheels. It also gets integral power steering and hydraulic brakes. The Garuda 4X4 has a maximum speed of 100 kph and a maximum gradeability of 20 degrees.
Ashok Leyland Partner