Manual, Diesel, 17.0 kmpl
|Rs 25.0 Lakh*
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|Diesel||14.0 kmpl||17.0 kmpl|
Indian automobile company, Force Motors is gradually expanding its market portfolio by launching new models. Force Motors is a highly acclaimed company in the commercial vehicle segment in India and now it is slowly gaining ground in the passenger vehicle segment as well. In the year 2011, the company introduced its first ever SUV called Force One and tasted the success. The company also brought back Force Gurkha Off-roader last year with major modifications. Now, it is currently planning to introduce another model in the MPV segment sooner by the end of this year probably. Rumors suggest that the upcoming Force MPV will be a Mercedes Viano based vehicle and it will come with an eight seating option. The vehicle has been spotted testing on Indian roads and from those images, it is quite evident that the upcoming Force MPV will share the body panel of Mercedes Viano. There is no word from the company yet regarding this but our trusted sources suggest that there are plans to introduce an MPV as soon as by the festive season in the country. According to the trusted sources, this upcoming MPV or Force Viano will be powered by a 2.2-litre FMTECH diesel engine, which is currently performing duties for the Force One SUV. This is the same engine which is designed by procuring license from Daimler AG, Germany. The company might introduce this MPV in both commercial and passenger vehicle segment. There is a possibility for introducing this MPV in different trim levels, which will allow the customers to choose this vehicle according to their choice. In terms of dimensions, the Force Viano is a huge minivan, which comes with a top of the line features. There is no doubt that it is a high quality, good looking and luxurious vehicle in the automobile segment. There is no information about what will be the price tag of this MPV.
The market experts believe that the Force Viano could carry a price tag in the range of Rs. 9.0 lakh to 11.0 lakh (ex showroom), which is a bit on the higher side but reasonable considering its engine. This upcoming Force Viano MPV will face the likes of Nissan Evalia among others in the MPV segment. We can expect for some changes in terms of exterior design of this MPV with a different headlight cluster and grille unlike the one which are fitted to Mercedes Viano. If every thing goes in order, Force Motors will launch its first ever MPV soon by the festive season or by the end of this year, which will increase its portfolio and market space in the country.
As of now there are no clear images available that can disclose the complete exterior look and appearance of this yet to be launched Force Viano MPV. However, one of the auto portal has got the images of this vehicle, which is under testing condition. This test mule which was spotted doing test runs has the large body as Mercedes Viano, but it is fully covered. However, it has got a newly styled headlamps and tail lamps, which indicates that Force Viano is going to have all new exteriors. Even the design of the grille is quite different from the one we have seen in Mercedes Viano. It seems like the company needs to do some more work before unveiling the vehicle. Considering the present trend, we can expect this MPV will come with a chrome radiator grille, body colored bumper and a new style headlight cluster at its front. On the side profile, one can expect for body colored door handles and external rear view mirrors. This MPV is expected to get sliding doors, similar to the one, which are fitted to Mercedes Viano. On the other hand, this MPV could get either steel wheels or alloy wheels depending upon its trim level. As far as the rear end is concern, Force Viano might receive a rear door fitted with chrome strip along with company logo and high mount stop lamps. Both the front and rear bumpers are expected to be in body color. In order to improve the look of this MPV, Force might offer roof rails which will eventually bring sporty cues to its appearance.
There are no details available as of now regarding the exterior measurements or dimensions of this upcoming MPV. However, considering the body panel, we can expect that this MPV might come with the same dimensions as Mercedes Viano with some difference. This is going to be a large MPV with huge space inside the cabin.
The interior cabin space is expected to be plush with great finish like the other Force vehicles. One can expect for leather seating upholstery depending upon the trim levels of this MPV. There may not be much of lavish features inside this MPV but you can surely expect for few surprises in this vehicle. The company will offer some of the standard features like electric power assisted steering along with air conditioning system, power windows and few more. Apart from these, there should be a storage compartment in the dashboard along with music player, FM radio and other advanced features. However, it is too early to expect all such features before officially unveiling this vehicle. The company is still working on the interior design of this MPV and it is focusing on obtaining a premium feel while creating greater comforts for all the passengers inside the cabin.
As far as the interior comforts are concerned, this Force Viano is expected to receive all the basic and standard features along with some of the sophisticated features inside. Market experts believe that the Force Viano will receive some of the standard features like a proficient air conditioner unit, remote central locking system, music player with USB/AUX-In support, cup holders, power windows, 12V power socket, mobile charger, premium upholstery on seats and many other such aspects.
Considering the size of this MPV, we can expect that there will be a lavish room space inside the cabin. This multipurpose vehicle is expected to be an 8 seater with 2+3+3 seating arrangement. By looking at the spy images of this MPV we can expect for a roomy leg space along with shoulder space and head room inside the cabin for all eight passengers.
The 2.2-litre FMTECH diesel engine, which is expected to power this Force Viano MPV will make it perkier compared to other MPVs of its class. On the other hand, this engine is mated to a five speed manual transmission gearbox, which will further improve the pickup. Force Viano MPV with this 4-cylinder, 16-valve diesel engine may break the 100 Kmph speed barrier in a range of 17 to 18 seconds. On the other hand, it is expected reach a top speed of about 150 to 160 Kmph, which will be impressive.
Force Viano is going to be a large multipurpose vehicle or a minivan in the Indian automobile market. It is expected to sport a powerful 2.2-litre, 4-cylinder, 16-valve diesel engine, which makes this MPV as one of the most powerful in its segment. This MPV has the ability to displace about 2149cc of cubic capacity, which will allow it to churn out a maximum 140bhp, while yielding 320Nm of maximum torque. This commanding power will be transmitted to the front wheels via a five speed manual transmission gearbox. On the other hand, this MPV has may reach a top speed of about 140 Kmph to 150 Kmph. This MPV might offer a class leading mileage of about 14 Kmpl to 17 Kmpl, which is going to be an added advantage.
There is no official information regarding the engine specifications of the upcoming Force Viano MPV. However, this MPV is believed to be equipped with a 2.2-litre FMTECH engine, which is currently powering the Force One SUV model lineup. This is a 4-cylinder, 16 valve, 2149cc based diesel engine that has the ability to return a class leading mileage compared to other engines of its class. Considering the above engine, body size and weight of Force Viano, one can expect that it can produce a mileage of 13 Kmpl in city traffic conditions, while giving away a maximum 17 Kmpl on highways. This will certainly lure Indian auto enthusiasts and will help Force Motors to improve its sales.
As said above, it is assumed that the upcoming Force Viano MPV will host a 2.2-litre 4-cylinder, 16-valve FMTECH based diesel engine, which is currently doing duty for Force One. This engine has the cubic capacity of 2149cc, which will allow it to release a maximum 140bhp, while yielding 320Nm of torque. However, these figures may go up or down depending upon the gross weight of the vehicle. This commanding power will be distributed to the front wheels through the 5-speed manual gearbox for enhanced performance and fuel efficiency.
The upcoming Force Viano can be personalized according to the need of customer like any other vehicle in the automobile segment. As far as its accessories are concern, individuals can choose right from the type of music system to the interior color scheme along with seating upholstery and several other equipments. The exteriors of this MPV can also be modified by choosing stylish alloy wheel, type of tyres, body graphics and so on. The company will surely provide a list of accessories to its customers which will allow them to personalize their MPV according to their choice. Individuals can add sporty roof rails, rear spoilers, mud guards and several other such aspects.
Force Viano multipurpose vehicle from Force Motors is expected to get the standard braking and handling aspects like any other four wheeler. Its front wheels are expected to be fitted with disc brakes, while the rear wheels will be assembled with standard drum brakes. The top end version of this Viano might also get the sophisticated anti lock braking system along with electronic brake force distribution system as standard. On the other side, this MPV is expected to be offered with the electric power assisted steering system, which will be very responsive and offers exceptional drive dynamics, while making it easy in the heavy traffic conditions. Force Viano is a large size MPV with powerful engine under the hood. Hence, it is important for the company to make sure it incorporates sophisticated mechanism that makes it easy to handle this MPV in all weather and road conditions.
Force Motors India is currently working on its multipurpose vehicle model called Force Viano. This MPV is going to come with the same body panel that used to be in Mercedes Viano. Thus, it is important for the company to focus on handling and safety aspects of this MPV. At the same time, company must also focus on the agility of Force Viano. This MPV's front axle is expected to be fitted with Independent double wishbone type of suspension system, which will incorporate coil spring type of suspension mechanism. The rear axle is expected to be be assembled with multi link suspension system, which will be assisted by pan hard rod and coil spring type of suspension mechanism. This is the same mechanism which is currently incorporated to the Force One SUV. When it comes to the safety features, this MPV is expected to be fitted with features like central locking, power door locks, seat belts, key less entry, tinted glass, day-night rear view mirror collapsible steering system, and several other advanced features.
It is too early to say anything about the type of wheels that the Force Viano is going to get. Considering the present trend, Force Motors might offer its MPV with alloy wheels on its top end version while the base versions will be equipped with conventional steel wheels. These wheels could be either 15 inch or 16 inch of size, which will suit perfectly. Alloy wheels will certainly bring the sporty look to the vehicle. On the other hand, the steel wheels can be fitted with sporty style wheel caps for elegance.
Cabin Space is huge, price is expected to be competitive.
Not-so-impressive safety features, handling is difficult.
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