Tata Motors not only makes the safest cars in India but is also one of the leading manufacturers of defense vehicles for our country. If you look at their website’s defense mobility solutions portfolio, you will find out that the list is way too long. Everything from 4×4 to 6×6, 8×8, and even 12×12 trucks. Huge trucks with inline 6 and 500+ hp from Cummins engine, Tata has got it all.
Tata Motors also exports a few of these vehicles for another military. A tweet from Chutintorn Sam Gongsakdi, Ambassador of Thailand to India reveals that the Royal Thai Army is in the process of completing the order of 600 Tata Motors Defence Trucks.
The trucks in question are the Tata LPTA Military trucks. The LPTA 715 4×4 troop career is said to be rugged and easy to maintain and fit for the purpose by Chutintorn Sam Gongsakdi.
The specs? Powering this behemoth is a Cummins 6BTAA 5.9-20 which makes 145hp at 2,500 rpm and 500Nm of torque at 1,500rpm and a 6-speed gearbox. It has a maximum top speed of 100kmph and 300mm ground clearance. 200L tank capacity and 7-tonne gross weight.
Source – Twitter
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