AMW unveiled its next generation of trucks that have been developed indigenously. AMW says these trucks showcase the company’s increasing expertise in product development and have set new benchmarks in terms of aesthetics, features, performance, comfort and safety in the Indian Commercial Vehicle market.
4928 TR tractor
The 4928 TR, a 49 ton tractor has a new cabin and is powered by a 267 hp, common-rail, electronically controlled, Cummins diesel engine and is mated to a nine-speed Eaton gearbox. Main applications include transporting container cargo.
2528 TP tipper
It features a new cabin,and is powered by the 267hp, common-rail, electronically controlled, Cummins diesel engine and is mated to a nine-speed ZF gearbox. The modelis aimed at the mining and construction segments and will also meet deep mining requirements.
The air conditioned cabin in both the above models, designed by Stile Bertone in Italy is one of the largest cabins in the market, is offered in Day and Night trim and has the dimensions : length of 2307mm, width of 2435mm and height of 2913mm.
The cabin is also fully suspended to ensure ride comfort and has the largest capacity of in-cab storage in the class. The cabin also features an LED screen for entertainment, GPS navigation system, and sleeping berths for the driver in the night cabin version.
AMW also announced its intention to enter the bus market with the unveiling of its luxurious new MAGNUS model. This 14.3 metre long inter-city bus will offer a host of comfort features to ensure a stress-free journey. AMW hopes to take on established competitors like Volvo at the very top of the bus market in India.
3723 HL, a 37 tonne haulage truck
AMW also displayed a new 37 tonne, 10*4, five axle, haulage truck called the 3723 HL, which AMW says is a first of its kind vehicle in the country.
MAGNUS is AMW’s entry ticket into the growing luxury bus market. The Magnus is 14.3m long and is front-engined.
With a growth rate of close to 100% every since its inception three years ago, the AMW plant at Bhuj, Gujarat is bound to be busy this year.