Eicher Motors, a part of the VE Commercial Vehicles Limited have just unveiled the country’s first BSVI standards ready trucks. The engines are BSIV standards as of now, but are ready for BSVI compliance and will be implemented as the new emission norms are enforced. The all-new Eicher Pro 2000 series trucks will expand the brand’s portfolio in the light-duty truck segment. The new trucks will be used in a wide range of applications and are designed for safety, reliability, comfort and efficiency with industry-first features.
The cabin is ergonomically designed to be comfortable, offer a better turning radius and lowered NVH levels. The new range of trucks comes with two cabin options, 1.8m and 2.0m configuration which are equipped with industry-first 18-cm touchscreen infotainment system with Bluetooth connectivity. The Eicher Pro 2000 series is equipped with Eicher Live which is an advanced telematics system that allows the business owners to easily manage trips, fuel and uptime of the vehicles. The new series trucks offer safety features for the driver which sets a new benchmark in the commercial vehicle segment.
The Eicher Pro 2049 gets a 1.8m cabin with a legal payload capacity of 2.7T, M-Booster technology and large loading space. The Eicher Pro 2095XP offers a payload of 7.2T and comes with five cargo body options that are 14.1, 17.6, 19, 20 and 21.5 feet.
The engine specification on both the trucks are as follows:-
Eicher Pro 2049 – A BSIV emission compliant E483 4-cylinder 2V CRS engine which produces 95 HP of power and 300 Nm of torque paired to a 5-speed transmission with hybrid GSL. The truck comes with a tilt and telescopic mechanical steering with an optional vacuum assisted power steering. The Eicher Pro 2049 also gets an industry-first all wheel disc brakes. The truck weighs 4,995 kg GVW and has a 160mm ground clearance. The truck can carry a payload of 2,697 kg and the loading bay measures 10.4 feet in length (3177mm) and 6.1 feet in width (1873mm). The truck has a gradeability of 33%.
The Eicher Pro 2049 comes with 1-year/unlimited km on vehicle and 3-years/unlimited km on engine and gearbox.
Eicher Pro 2095XP – A BSIV compliant 4-cylinder diesel engine that can produce 115 HP of power and 400 Nm of torque mated to a 6-speed manual transmission with hybrid GSL. The truck comes with Tilt and telescopic vacuum assisted power steering as standard and air brakes. The truck weighs 10,700 kg GVW and has 195mm of ground clearance. The truck can carry a payload from 6830 kg to 7175 kg depending on the cargo body size. The truck has a gradeability of 26%.
The Eicher Pro 2095XP 3-years/unlimited km on the vehicle and 4-years/unlimited km on engine and gearbox.
The Eicher Pro 2049 can be used to carry fruits and vegetables, FMCG, parcel and courier, cement, industrial components, beverages, consumer electronics and more. Whereas the Eicher Pro 2095XP can be used for transporting, milk, fruits and vegetables, packaged water bottles, beverages, parcel and courier, poultry, LPG cylinders, consumer electronics, FMCG and more.