Ashok Leyland – BS6 Rigid Trucks Portfolio

Ashok Leyland formally introduced its BS6 Trucks range across Rigids, Tractor Trailers & Tippers. The new product line is up for delivery and dealers have started receiving vehicles from AL Plants after the lock-down restrictions were lifted.

Ashok Leyland has shifted its entire product portfolio to new “H” Series BS6 engine generating 200HP under the hood.

It’s “A” Series 4 Cylinder 5.3L Engine is available on selected products generating 250HP. Reportedly Ashok Leyland is working on 6 Cylinder “A” Series Engine as well to power its Trucks & Tippers.

Unlike other manufacturers AL uses iEGR + SCR for entire its Heavy Commercial Range. Ashok Leyland has termed this as Mid Nox Technology . As a differentiator Ashok Leyland is projecting this patented technology as having the three major benefits viz:-

  1. Higher Exhaust After-Treatment System (EATS) Life – Lower Maintenance Cost.
  2. Lower Ad-blue Consumption – Lower operational Cost
  3. Compact EATS Design – Higher Payload & lower maintenance

In a new, AL has in BS6 regime introduced new front Fascia & Cabins for its Trucks as below.

  • G Cowl – Front Fascia with new styling & Improved Aesthetics.
  • M Cabin – Economy Cabin with Two Piece Windshield.
  • U Cabin – Value Cabin for comfortable rides.
  • N Cabin – High End Premium Cabin with host of Cabin Features for highest productivity.

Below is the tonnage wise brief of the products. Entire portfolio broadly classified into 3 Parent Product Lines – Rigids, Tractor Trailers & Tippers.

In this Article we will cover the Portfolio of Rigid Trucks from AL’s stable.

Also Read – Portfolio of Rigid Trucks from Tata Motors.

Rigid Trucks

  • 18.5T Category
  • 28.0T Category
  • 35.0T Category
  • 42.0T Category
  • 47.5T Category

18.5T Rigid BS6 Trucks categorisation basis GVW & Deck Length as per the below Table: –

AL1920 BS6 Cowl
AL1920 BS6 Cowl
18.5T Rigid BS6 Specifications
18.5T Rigid BS6 Specifications

28T Rigid BS6 Trucks categorisation basis GVW & Deck Length as per the below Table: –

AL2820 BS6 M Cabin
AL2820 BS6 M Cabin
28T Rigid BS6 Specifications
28T Rigid BS6 Specifications

35T Rigid BS6 Trucks categorisation basis GVW & Deck Length as per the below Table: –

AL3520 BS6 U Cabin
AL3520 BS6 U Cabin
35T Rigid BS6 Specifications
35T Rigid BS6 Specifications

42T Rigid BS6 Trucks categorisation basis GVW & Deck Length as per the below Table: –

AL4220 BS6 U Cabin
AL4220 BS6 U Cabin
42T Rigid BS6 Specifications
42T Rigid BS6 Specifications

47.5T Rigid BS6 Trucks categorisation basis GVW & Deck Length as per the below Table: –

47.5T Rigid BS6 Specifications
47.5T Rigid BS6 Specifications

 

Key Takeaways from the Product line up – 

  • 180HP EGR Engine is discontinued and so are the products associated with it viz AL1618, AL2518, AL3118, AL3718.
  • Ashok Leyland has moved to Modular Platform which gives flexibility of wide range of Wheelbases, Deck Lengths, Cabins, Drive-lines.
AL1920 Cowl - 32 Feet
AL1920 Cowl – 32 Feet
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