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BharatBenz 1217: With High Performance and High Fuel Efficiency

Published On Jul 25, 2016By Lisa Pradhan

BharatBenz constitutes of a wide range of trucks, tractors and tippers in India weighing between 9 to 49 ton that promise high engine power, high performance and high fuel efficiency. One of the popular vehicles rolled out by the company, the powerful and reliable BharatBenz 1217 tipper, commands its own space in the commercial vehicle market. With a starting price of INR 13.8 lakh, BharatBenz 1217 comes with heavy duty aggregates and ergonomically designed interiors that make the vehicle a must have in the segment.

This BharatBenz tipper boasts of a high pressure CRDI engine that generates a max power of 168 bhp @ 2500 rpm and 520 Nm torque @ 1500 rpm. The drivetrain is supported by 4 engine cylinders, has a displacement of 3907 cc and a heavy-duty 6-speed gearbox combined with a manual transmission. The powerful driveline provides unmatched performance and durability even in extreme conditions.

BharatBenz 1217 has a GVW of 13000 kg and a payload capacity of 8080 kg. A ground clearance of 245 mm keeps maneuverability smooth in bumpy mining and construction areas and uneven, pot-holed roads. A heavy-duty banjo type rear axle and multi leaf rear suspension with helper springs keep the vehicle stable as well as promise a smooth ride for the driver.

A fuel tank of 160 liters and a gradeability of 33% ensure that the tipper easily traverses on uneven terrain and off-road, uphill conditions even when loaded to its full capacity. A 7400 mm turning radius is decent enough and enables the vehicle to navigate turns, curves and bends easily. All these features coupled with a good 81 km/h max speed help in completing more trips in lesser turnaround time.

Ergonomically designed, this BharatBenz tipper comes with standard seats and hydraulic power assisted steering. Also, to keep the safety levels of the tipper high, the company has equipped the vehicle with drum brakes, power steering and seat belts.

This tipper also comes with the advantage of BharatBenz Financial, BharatBenz’s own financial service and a strong network of dealerships, service centers and support services.

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