Kerala Police Adds 10 Force Gurkha SUVs to their Fleet

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We have seen many Police forces across the country opting for rugged SUVs which could be taken to far-flung areas easily and Force Gurkha is certainly one of them.

Kerala Police incorporated 10 more Force Gurkha SUVs into their fleet which already had a few of them. Gurkha is a popular off-roading SUV among the off-roading community in India for a long time now. While it might have been overshadowed by the mad success that Mahindra Thar commands, there are still a lot of true fans of the Gurkha in our market. In fact, it is quite popular among the Police department as the Trivandrum Police now buys 10 more Gurkha SUVs after already having some in their convoy. Here are the details.

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Kerala Police Buy 10 Force Gurkha SUVs

The video has been uploaded by Raftaar 7811 on YouTube. This channel keeps posting content around road safety and related stuff. This time around, the YouTuber has brought the news of Trivandrum Police getting the delivery of 10 Force Gurkha SUVs. As per the information in the video, the total count of Gurkhas in Kerala Police’s fleet has gone to 54. This clearly indicates that the SUV has been performing exceedingly well which is why they have decided to add this new batch to the convoy.

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Force Gurkha

Force Gurkha comes powered by a 2.6-litre diesel engine that makes 91 hp and 250 Nm of peak power and torque. Performing the transmission duties is a 5-speed manual gearbox. However, the main highlight of the Gurkha is its rugged build and 4×4 drivetrain. It is capable of ensuring that you are able to reach any sort of terrain in a Gurkha. The prices of the Gurkha are quite attractive as well with a single fully-loaded trim costing Rs 14.75 lakh, ex-showroom.

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The high ground clearance and tough body mean that people can take it over broken roads and uneven surfaces with more confidence. That is also the reason why the Police forces are opting for this Indian SUV. What is interesting for regular buyers is the fact that the 5-door variant of the Gurkha is around the corner as well. That will make it more attractive and practical allowing the owners to carry luggage easily while travelling with the family for weekend adventures.

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