Ashok Leyland officially launched the AVTR 4120 4-axle 8×2 DTLA truck in India on Friday. Built on the newest AVTR modular truck platform, it comes with a capacity of 40.5 tonnes of gross vehicle weight (GVW) alongside a further payload of 5 tons compared to the standard 8×2 trucks. It is available with a canopy and three cab options: N cab, U cab, and M cab. The truck is equipped with a dual tyre lift axle 12.5-ton DTLA with patented parallelogram technology.
Powered by Ashok Leyland’s iGen6 technology, the truck is available in two options: 197 hp, 700 Nm of torque, 246 hp, and 900 Nm of torque. It will work at 40.5 tons with the boom down and 28 tons with the boom up during light load/part load/return tare, giving customers the flexibility to work on a large gross weight belt from 28 tons to 40.5 tons.
The cabin comes equipped with a suspended cab with shock absorbers, a suspended driver’s seat, an anti-slip bar (front), premium storage spaces, an all-metal front dashboard, a music system, air conditioning, and HVAC options, and more. It also comes with digital solutions such as advanced i-Alert technologies and remote diagnostics.
Talking about the newly launched product range, Vipin Sondhi, Managing Director, Ashok Leyland said, “Ashok Leyland has always been ahead of the curve and leads the CV industry in terms of innovation. Our endeavor has always been to address the needs of our customers and deliver better profitability for them and AVTR 4120 is one step towards this offering the customer flexibility”.
Commenting on the launch, Anuj Kathuria, COO, Ashok Leyland, said, “We have last year launched AVTR – India’s first Modular Truck platform to address the varied Load-Road-Application and customer requirements. Now, with this innovative product, we will give flexibility to customers. In many applications, the load availability is dynamic due to various factors like the type of material, onward/return load, seasonality, customer order quantity, etc.”