Eicher motor joint venture of VE commercial vehicles has launched two heavy duty trucks Eicher Pro 6049 and Eicher Pro 6041. The Eicher Pro 6049 is a 49 tonne tractor unit and the Eicher Pro 6041 is a 41 tonne rigid truck.
The Eicher Pro 6049 comes in a 6X4 tractor category, the company said in a statement. The engine powered by a 7.7-litre, in-line 6-cylinder BS-IV diesel engine with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology. The peak output is 250 HP @ 2,200 rpm and 950 Nm @ 1,100-1,700 rpm. The safety features in the truck comes equipped with ABS as standard.
Eicher Pro 6041 is India’s first 41 tonnage rigid haulage truck and offers a payload advantage of 3.5 ton over a 37 tonnage truck. The Pro 6041 is powered by the same 7.7-litre, in-line 6-cylinder diesel engine as the Pro 6049 tractor. The engine features Eicher’s M Booster+ technology, which is claimed to deliver better fuel economy and improved engine performance.