Auto Expo Live – Ashok Leyland unveils Stile luxury edition, Dost Tipper [Image Gallery updated]
Posted on: Feb 9, 2014 - 2:01pm IST
Ashok Leyland today unveiled a tipper version of the Dost LCV, a school bus version of the recently launched MiTR and an industry-first curtain slider on the Partner ICV at the ongoing Auto Expo.
Apart from the above, the Chennai-based company also showcased its entire range of next-generation LCVs and ICVs in the form of the Stile, Boss and Captain tipper truck.
Stile customised version
The customised Stile uses the same powertrain as the regular Stile, features dual airconditioning and two captain seats fitted between where the second and the third rows usually are, giving both ample leg room and luggage space for two passengers.
The Dost gets a tipper attached to the standard vehicle, making it a Ready-to-Use Vehicle (RUV) that allows for light-load applications like waste disposal.
It features a remote control tipper mechanism and power steering, with other applications like a refrigerated container, cash and service van and ambulance also possible.
Partner curtain slider
The curtain slider on the recently launched Partner LCV, an industry first, helps to improve operational efficiency, making it suitable in applications like parcel goods, durables, perishables, etc.
MiTR school bus
The school bus version of the recently launched MiTR mini-bus is a 26+1+1 seater that features parabolic suspension at both ends. It also gets a low step-in height, hat rack, storage space below and a guarded driver cabin.
The MiTR also has two emergency exit doors, brake boosters and load conscious regulating valve. It adheres to all bus body code guidelines of all state governments. It is powered by the Nissan ZD30 engine that develops 118 hp.
Ashok Leyland LCV range – Image Gallery
Ashok Leyland at Auto Expo – Press Release
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