Ashok Leyland Commercial Vehicles

Ashok Leyland Ambulance 4×4 for Indian Army – 2016 DefExpo

 
Ashok Leyland 4x4 Ambulance at 2016 DefExpo

Indian Army has ordered 825 units of these indigenously built ambulances.

Manufactured by Ashok Leyland Defense Systems, especially for the Indian Army, Ambulance 4×4 is now on display at the ongoing 2016 DefExpo in Goa. Ashok Leyland announced at the DefExpo that the Indian Army has ordered 825 units of these Ambulances.

Ashok Leyland Ambulance 4×4 is powered by the H6 IL engine which is capable of generating max power of 167 hp. It is mated to a manual transmission with a two-speed transfer case. It has a top speed of 90 kmph.

Ashok Leyland 4x4 Ambulance at 2016 DefExpo

Ashok Leyland 4×4 Ambulance at 2016 DefExpo

Ashok Leyland Ambulance 4×4 has a kerb weight of 7,210 kg and a payload capacity of 1,000 kg. Seating capacity is at 6, including two berths for patients. Driver and co-driver in the front partition, doctor and nurse in the cabin with upper and lower berth for patients. There are special provisions inside the cabin to accommodate medical equipment, medicines, etc.

With a ground clearance of 250 mm, the Ashok Leyland Ambulance 4×4 is capable of traversing over the worst of surfaces. 10×20 section highway cum sand tyres offer good traction.

Ashok Leyland 4x4 Ambulance at 2016 DefExpo

Ashok Leyland 4×4 Ambulance at 2016 DefExpo

Key features include – optional 4 stretchers, HVAC for patient cabin, double walled insulated body, wash basin with water tank, oxygen delivery system for two patients with storge cabinet for two oxygen cylinders, inverter with battery backup, 4 auxilliary power supply ports, high intensity spotlight, insulated water tank, and refrigerator.

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