Ashok Leyland launches ecomet STAR 1415 tipper with 7 cubic meters capacity
Published On Feb 02, 2022
Targeting the uptick in rural India as well infrastructure in the hilly regions, the new ICV tipper comes with the benefits of effortless navigation across narrow roads & easier accessibility to loading & unloading at construction sites.
Ashok Leyland today introduced the ecomet STAR 1415, a 7 cubic meter tipper - the first to offer 7 cubic meter capacity in the intermediate commercial vehicle (ICV) segment. The ecomet STAR 1415 tipper complements the company's intermediate tipper range with earlier launches such as ecomet STAR 1015 with a 5 cubic meters and ecoment STAR 1215, a 6 cubic meter capacity tipper.
The ecomet STAR 1415 tipper comes with a 14T gross weight and is fitted with a twin tipping ram for heavy-duty operations. It is powered by the company’s iGen6 technology, 150h, H4 engine capable of delivering 450 Nm of torque. The transmission is a 6-speed heavy-duty DD for best in the class fluid economy.
This all-new tipper carries 10-15% more load per trip and enhances customer revenue substantially. Heavy duty –axle, suspension & frame, full metal cabin, longer service intervals, lower maintenance cost resulting in enhanced customer profitability. The ecomet STAR 1415 tipper supports multiple applications such as transportation of sand, blue metal, bricks, construction material and road construction among others. The ecomet STAR tipper range is one of the best in the ICV category with 5 ,6 & 7 cubic meter capacity for its performance, fuel efficiency, and low maintenance.
Speaking on the new product launch, Sanjeev Kumar, Head- MHCV, Ashok Leyland, said, “The ICV tipper segment is seeing a spurt in demand due to the focus on Infrastructure in Northeast & Hilly states and increased construction activity in Rural areas pan India. The ICV tippers are most preferred due to better manoeuvrability in narrow roads & easy accessibility to loading & unloading sites.
“To meet the evolving customer needs, we continue to expand our ICV Tipper product portfolio with ecomet STAR 1415 Tipper. The ecomet STAR 1415 tipper is a differentiated product that can carry a 7 cubic meter load with fuel-efficient iGen6 H4 engine - increases the productivity, thereby resulting in best-in-class Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), he elaborated.
-Tipper models come with 14T GVW and 7 cubic meter loading capacity.
-The dual tipping cylinder for heavy-duty application.
-Powered by a 150 HP H4 iGen6 technology engine delivering 450 Nm of torque – for best in the class fluid economy.
- A 6-speed heavy-duty DD gearbox and optimized gear ratios options- to suit all types of tipper applications.
-The robust aggregates such as heavy-duty- axle, suspension, frame & other aggregate ensure superior durability.
-The innovative tipper body design for higher load carrying capacity & full side opening.
-The tipper is fitted with 9R20 x16 tyres with an option of nylon tyre.
-A complete front metal fascia for lower maintenance & ease of repair.
-A new digital instrument cluster with advanced driver-assist features.
-For peaceful ownership and lower operating cost, the tipper gets 4 Yrs. /4000 hr warranty.
-Better fleet management the digital solutions like i-Alert (advanced telematics) is offered.
-Ashok Leyland supports the owners with its 24×7 customer assistance uptime solution centre and also remote diagnostics.
-Access to the extensive service network for pan India support.