New Force Gurkha BS6 India Launch On September 15: Expected Price, Updated Styling & Features

Force Motors finally reveals the launch date of the 2021 Force Gurkha set on September 15, 2021. The BS6 off-road SUV will feature a cleaner engine, updated styling and safety along with a host of new features.

New Force Gurkha BS6 India Launch Date Officially Revealed: Expected Price, Updated Styling & Features

The company was expected to launch the SUV sometime in the last year. However, the Covid-19 pandemic has delayed the launch plans by over 18 months from its first showcase at the 2020 Auto Expo.

New Force Gurkha BS6 India Launch Date Officially Revealed: Expected Price, Updated Styling & Features

The Gurkha BS6 will be powered by an updated 2.6-litre diesel four-cylinder engine. It dishes out 89bhp and a peak torque 260Nm of torque; mated to a standard five-speed gearbox with power sent to all four wheels using a transfer case.

New Force Gurkha BS6 India Launch Date Officially Revealed: Expected Price, Updated Styling & Features

The off-road SUV will continue to feature manual locking differentials and a low-ratio gearbox to tackle difficult terrains. The SUV will continue to feature a factory-fitted snorkel air-intake as well.

New Force Gurkha BS6 India Launch Date Officially Revealed: Expected Price, Updated Styling & Features

Coming to the exterior changes, Force Motors has made several design updates to the upcoming Gurkha. From the front, the SUV receives a new fascia with a reworked grille, new headlamps with integrated LED DRLs flanked on either side of the grille and a new front bumper design.

New Force Gurkha BS6 India Launch Date Officially Revealed: Expected Price, Updated Styling & Features

From the side, the SUV continues to feature its boxy design of the SUV has been retained giving it a rugged stance. Adding to the off-road SUV looks is the all-around body cladding, revised taillamps, tail-gate mounted spare tyre, reworked rear bumper and protective scuff plates at either end.

New Force Gurkha BS6 India Launch Date Officially Revealed: Expected Price, Updated Styling & Features

The interiors of the new Gurkha features heavily updated interiors. The off-roader will be receiving a new touchscreen infotainment system that will be placed at the centre of the dashboard. It will also get a new instrument cluster with a MID display flanked on either side by two analogue dials.

New Force Gurkha BS6 India Launch Date Officially Revealed: Expected Price, Updated Styling & Features

Other features that are expected on the inside include individual seats in the second row and newly designed circular air vents as well, climate control on top-spec trims, mobile charging ports and more.

New Force Gurkha BS6 India Launch Date Officially Revealed: Expected Price, Updated Styling & Features

The BS6 Gurkha will continue to feature the same seating layout with four forward-facing seats in the first and second row. Two more seats facing each other are present in the SUV's boot.

New Force Gurkha BS6 India Launch Date Officially Revealed: Expected Price, Updated Styling & Features

Force Motors will also be offering a host of optional factory-fitted accessories, that are tried and tested for use by the company. Some of the accessories on offer will include a thick windshield brace bar, luggage carrier mounted on the roof and side step for easy ingress and egress.

New Force Gurkha BS6 India Launch Date Officially Revealed: Expected Price, Updated Styling & Features

Force Motors is expected to price the Gurkha starting at around Rs 10 lakh, ex-showroom. The company is expected to offer the Gurkha in two variants with the top-spec featuring all the bells and whistles.

New Force Gurkha BS6 India Launch Date Officially Revealed: Expected Price, Updated Styling & Features

The Gurkha, once launched, will pick up the battle against the only other off-road SUV offering in the country at a similar price point, the Mahindra Thar. However, both SUVs will soon be joined by the Maruti Suzuki Jimny — here are all the details.

New Force Gurkha BS6 India Launch Date Officially Revealed: Expected Price, Updated Styling & Features

Thoughts About The New Force Gurkha BS6 India Launch On September 15

Force Motors is finally set to launch the much-awaited Gurkha BS6 off-roader in India this month. In the past, the SUV has made a name for itself by winning the 2016 Rain Forest Challenge — India's toughest rally competition.

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Article Published On: Saturday, September 11, 2021, 9:41 [IST]
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