Mahindra’s Pininfarina designed Furio truck range makes global debut
Mahindra’s Truck and Bus Division (MTBD) has unveiled its Furio range of Intermediate Commercial Vehicles (ICVs). Designed by Pininfarina, Furio marks the brand’s ICV segment entry.
At a gala event at their state of the art manufacturing plant in Chakan, near Pune, Mahindra unveiled their new range of trucks called Furio.
Mahindra Furio has been designed by the company-owned Italian design firm Pininfarina and the company has invested Rs 600 crore to develop the Furio range of truck. Both interiors and exterior of the Mahindra Furio design are done by Pininfarina.
Dr. Pawan Goenka, MD, Mahindra & Mahindra says that with this Pininfarina inspired design on the Furio range we are set to enter a new orbit and become a full range commercial vehicle manufacturer. Mahindra Furio is the culmination of focused efforts from more than 500 Mahindra engineers, 180 suppliers and an investment of Rs. 600 crores.
“I am confident that just like the BLAZO HCV Series, the FURIO range of ICVs will also set new benchmarks for performance, earnings and deliver better value to customers,” he added.
The ICV will be powered by the super-efficient, light weight, low friction, MDI Tech engine, with FuelSmart technology.
Furio will be launched in 5 variants – 4 diesel models and one CNG with horse power ranging from 80 bhp to 180 bhp and torques ranging from 200-850 Nm.
Currently, the company is launching 4 products with a capacity of 11, 12, 13 &14 tonnes.
Q Another two products of capacity 15 & 16 tonnes will be launched in Q1 of 2019.