The Indian Shaktiman (4×4) truck

The Indian Shaktiman (4×4) truck

The Indian Shaktiman (4×4) truck Spec’s

Manufacturer: Vehicle Factory, Jabalpur.

Engine: 6-cylinder, 5880cc in-line diesel injection engine providing 110 HP @ 2500 RPM.

Max Torque: 35 mkg @ 1600 RPM.

Air Cleaner: Oil bath with cyclonic pre-cleaner.

Clutch: Single plate dry friction type, diameter 280mm.

Gear Box: Constantmesh with 5F + 1R.

Transfer Axle: Two speeds.

Front Axle: Composite (1-Beam & Drive Shafts) with two stage reduction

Rear Axle: Differential lock.

Brakes: Hydro-pneumatic on front tyres and pneumatic on rear tyres, with fail safe circuit & towing connection.

Tyre Size: 8.25 x 20 x 12 Ply.

Electrical System: 12 Volts with 24V Starter through relay switch, black out lights.

Fuel Tank: 300 Litres (2 tanks of 150 litres)

Max Speed: 72 km/h

Gradeability: 30º

Ground Clearance: 308mm

Payload Capacity: 3 Ton

Comments: Ideally suited for specialist applications as a Field Artillery Tractor, Bulk Petroleum & Water Tanker and a Front Winch Mounting truck. These trucks are being phased out systematically following the arrival of the new series of Ashok Leyland and Tata trucks.