May 20, 2016: AMW has long fleet of heavy duty trucks and 2518 HL is one of them with a starting price of INR 23.0 lakh ex-showroom price. Its only variant has 5,000 mm wheelbase with cab body type offering ease of customization. Boosted with standard engine specifications of Cummins B5.9 litre, 5,883 cc Turbocharged after cooled BS-III diesel, AMW 2518 HL belts out 178 bhp power and handy 675 Nm torque. Its gradeability of 26.2% and top speed of 78 km/h makes the truck fit for both on and off road driving. AMW 2518 HL has payload capacity of 17,770 kg with GVW of 25,000 kg and is a perfect match for load like steel wires, machinery, cement bulkers, etc. The cabin features of 2518 HL include AC, tiltable power steering, adjustable and standard seats, wide sleeper bed, FM radio player and noise reduction cabin. Safety of the crew and cargo is also taken care of with an integrated under run protection device and fog lights.
Diesel 178bhp @ 2500rpm,675Nm @ 1500rpm,Manual
Loaded with highly advanced features, AMW 2518 HL promises flexibility and dependability on the road. Built with progressive technology for Indian terrain, buyers can be assured of low maintenance costs, great performance, and high fuel efficiency.
The vehicle is a seamless integration of design, safety and comfort, and takes the driving experience to the next level. Heavy duty, double-acting hydraulic shock absorbers on front suspension ensure a smooth and safe drive. An optimized wheelbase with wide angle front axle offers easy maneuverability and smaller turning radius. Also, the multi-leaf front and rear springs provide high deflection, thus giving good rising comfort.
AMW 2518 HL is ideal for carrier companies and businesses dealing with heavy cargo transportation over long distances.
Engine & Displacement: CuMmins - B 5.9 180 31, DI - TurboCharged after Cooled, 5883 cc
Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW): 25000 kgs
Wheelbase & Turning Radius: 5000 mm & 5439 mm
Engine and Performance
AMW 2518 HL comes with a powerful 5.9 litre, 6-cylinder, in-line diesel engine that generates a maximum power of 132 KW (178 bhp) @ 2,500 rpm and a max torque of 675 Nm @ 1,500 rpm. Fitted with a turbocharger and intercooler, the vehicle has a displacement of 5883 cc and is backed by six engine cylinders. The vehicle can cruise the roads with a max speed of 78 km/hr. A unitized block design has 40% lesser parts, thus leading to lower maintenance costs. Plateau-honed cylinders eliminate excessive oil consumption and improve fuel efficiency. A 240 liters fuel tank prevents refueling stopovers. A max gradeability of 26.2% allows easy maneuverability on slopes and elevated roads.
Vehicle Built and Load Capacity
A payload capacity of 17770 is supported by a Gross Vehicle Weight of 25000 kgs. A fully synchronized gearbox allows comfortable and distinct gearshifts without noise or vibration to enhance performance and fuel efficiency. Heavy-duty tandem drive hypoid axles come with greater thickness and bigger housing. Bolted design eliminates welding stress and is easy to service. The vehicle has dimensions of 9325mm x 2475mm x 2700mm and a ground clearance of 280mm.
Handling and Suspension
Integrated with contemporary features, 2518 HL promises flexibility and ease of handling on the road. Semi elliptical leaf springs with shock absorber suspension at the front and Fully articulated inverted semi elliptical leaf springs suspension at the rear provide good steering stability. Also, the differential between the axles come adjusted to increase wheel grip on slippery and uneven road. The advanced 380mm diameter, power-assisted clutch assures effortless gear shifting, longer life and reduced slippage.
Braking and Safety
The vehicle comes with excellent braking and safety features that increase its dependability on the road. The 200 mm wide brake linings ensure durability during heavy wear and tear and butterfly-type exhaust brake enables better control while driving downhill. Integral power steering, air brakes, and parking brakes with spring actuated on rear axles help control the vehicle during emergency situations. Fog lights help maneuver the vehicle during extreme weather conditions. Three-point inertia seatbelts for driver and co-driver and energy-absorbing safety steering wheel guarantee additional support during emergency.
Design and Comfort
AMW 2518 HL has a fully-furnished tiltable sleeper cabin for enhanced driving experience and comfort during long hauls. Air-conditioned cabin include a large, comfortable bed. The adjustable steering wheel ensures perfect driving position. Seats are designed with integrated head restraint for driver and co-driver. The vehicle is also equipped with a FM Player and is designed with materials to ensure reduced interior noise for a stress-free drive.
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