Ashok Leyland launches STAR 1815

Leading commercial vehicle maker Ashok Leyland recently launched the eComet STAR 1815 truck in 17.5 T GVW category. The truck has the best-in-class payload capacity and delivers superior mileage. This product is targeted at long haul customers seeking higher payload with 4-cylinder engines for faster turnaround time, the company said in a release.

Powered by H Series engines with 150Hp and 450 Nm torque, this new truck comes with a new digital dashboard with Advanced Digital Driver Assist (ADDA). Available in the new white colour cabin, it is also equipped with advanced telematics (i-Alert), remote diagnostics with 24×7 customer assistance through Uptime Solution Centre.

Sanjeev Kumar, Head- MHCV, Ashok Leyland, said, “Ashok Leyland is complimenting the rapid growth of ICV segment by regular launch of differentiated products. With the new Ecomet STAR 1815, we set our footprint in the 17.5T segment and ensure higher profitability for our customers in logistics, e-commerce, parcel, agri- perishable, cement and industrial goods applications.”

The Star 1815 comes with a payload of 11.74 tonne and has 295/90 R20 tube tyre and HSS (high strength steel) frame (7mm thick) and load body with 10-wheel bolt front and rear axle.