SUMEER TAN­DON

Tech­ni­cal ad­vice con­sul­tant for Force Mo­tors

Evo India - - Rfc Gurkha -

Build­ing the Gurkha's for the RFC was a team ef­fort. Force Mo­tors has a mag­nif­i­cent R&D fa­cil­ity and they knew what we needed to build. The main chal­lenge was that we had just 50 days to do this, so what we could in­cor­po­rate was very limited. The sec­ond chal­lenge was we had to use ev­ery in­gre­di­ent from the Force line-up. Work­ing with Force Mo­tors and see­ing their prod­ucts, we were pretty con­fi­dent that we would do well. We have done a very ba­sic set-up – we tried to keep things sim­ple so even if break­downs hap­pened, we could fix it quickly. The main thing here is the driv­e­line should be strong and I feel the Gurkha's driv­e­line is much stronger than the com­pe­ti­tion. You've seen Force Mo­tors' Toofan car­ry­ing 30 peo­ple on our high­ways, so the ba­sic car is strong and this is an ad­van­tage we have. We are us­ing the trans­fer case from the Trax – it's a very tough gear­box and for us off-road­ers, old, re­li­able, strong parts al­ways work bet­ter.

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