February 28, 2017: BharatBenz 1214 is powered by a 4D34i 4-cylinder 3907 cc ECU Diesel engine and offers 7140 kgs payload capacity. The incorporated engine is capable of generating a maximum power of 132.26 bhp at 2500 rpm and can hit peak torque of 420 Nm at 1500-2000 rpm. The truck can be used for transporting general goods, construction material, FMCG goods and white goods. BharatBenz offers this truck in two wheelbase options which are 3760 mm and 4250 mm respectively. The shorter wheelbase option offers maximum gradeability of 27.5 percent. Maximum gradeability for the longer wheelbase stands at 21.8 percent. GVW for the both the variants remain equal at 12,800 kg.
BharatBenz 1214 Price List (Variants)
|BharatBenz 1214 4250/FSDEXPIRED||11990 kg|
|BharatBenz 1214 3760/ContainerEXPIRED||11990 kg|
|BharatBenz 1214 4250/ContainerEXPIRED||11990 kg|
|BharatBenz 1214 3760/FSDEXPIRED||11990 kg|
|BharatBenz 1214 3760/HSDEXPIRED||11990 kg|
|BharatBenz 1214 4250/HSDEXPIRED||11990 kg|
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BharatBenz 1214 Truck- Expert Review
Bharatbenz 1214 Truck - Expert Review
In a market like India, where the delivery scheduled and load parameters change in a jiffy, it is quite difficult to meet the customers’ demand who are in the transport business. However, the names like Ashok Leyland, Mahindra, Eicher and Volvo have some good trucks in their fleet, but BharatBenz has emerged as one of the strongest contenders to challenge their realm.
Available in Light, Middle and Heavy weight categories, BharatBenz trucks are surely making an impact in the Indian Commercial Vehicle Industry with rigid base structures, higher fuel efficiency and lower turnaround time. One of the best trucks in the medium weight category from the company is 1214 which is the finest option for narrow, hilly or sharp turns, durable body and longer engine life.
Talking about the applications, it could be used for general goods transportation, construction material, FMCG goods and white goods.
Engine: 4D34i 4 Cylinder 3907 cc ECU Diesel
Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW): 12,800 kg
Wheelbase: 3,760 mm and 4,500 mm
Power Steering: Yes
Engine and Performance
Powered by 4D34i 4 Cylinder 3907 cc ECU Diesel engine, it could churn out maximum power of 140 hp power @ 2,500 rpm and a peak torque of 420 Nm @ 1,500 - 2,000 rpm. The torque is good enough to make the truck run on any give terrain in India even when it is loaded fully.
Talking about the speed, its 6-Speed Manual overdrive gearbox could get it to a top speed of 80 km/h with more than decent gradeability of 27.5% for 3,760 mm wheelbase and 21.8% for 4,500 mm wheelbase option. The gearbox used in it also improves the fuel efficiency and overall driving experience.
Vehicle Built and Load Capacity
Available in 2 wheelbase options of 3,760 mm (A) and 4,500 mm (B), BharatBenz 1214 offers loading span of 14.6 and 17 feet for option A and 19 feet for option B. The body types of Full Side Deck (FSD), Drop Side Deck (DSD) and High Side Deck (HSD) are available with the option A, and only FSD and HSD with the option B wheelbase. Overall width and height for all variants is same, that is; 2,225 mm and 2,500 mm with ground clearance of 245 mm.
All the variants of BharatBenz 1214, however, have the different overall span of 6,380 mm, 5,175 mm and 5,785 mm for the loading span of 14.6 feet (4,440 mm), 17 feet (5,175 mm) and 19 feet (5,785 mm). Although the Gross Vehicle Weight of each variant remains unchanged at 12,800 kg.
Handling and Suspension
The truck is equipped with the PU material 4 Spoke power steering, which not only makes the gripping easy and relaxed, but takes away all the extra effort while moving the truck across corner lanes, rough terrains or backward. It’s also able to tilt and has telescopic movement to ensure that every driver can choose the best driving position for himself.
Coming down to suspensions, there are Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs on the front and rear with shock absorbers at the front only to ensure least bumps while driving. The optional Anti-roll bar also helps in keeping the tyres connected to the ground keeping it all gripped. Its Reverse Elliot type front axle and Fully Floating Hypoid Gears type reverse axle also do the duty to balance total weight equally, hence offering better drive experience.
Braking and Safety
With the whole consumer world becoming attentive of the safety and braking features, truck manufacturers around the globe are also taking it very seriously. Following the customers’ requirements, Bharatbenz 1214 has Foot Operated Dual Line Pneumatic Service brakes and Pneumatically operated spring parking brakes with 6.50 x 20 & 8.25 x 20 - 16 PR tyres.
To further improve the safety, there are fog lights, seat belts, rigid cabin structure, doorwell structural frame, reinforced cabin floor and box frame with best-in-class material used across the overall body. It has also undergone rigorous testing to ensure that the truck keeps its passengers safe during any possible mishap or accident.
Design and Comfort
Most of the trucks available in the country are not aesthetically evolved, but Bharatbenz 1214 contradicts the common with its better design, that includes wider windshield, larger radiator and proper lights. Inside, there are many features like 2-way adjustable seats with lumbar support, twin co-driver seats, easy gear shifting placed ergonomically, digital instrument cluster, globe box storage space, door panel, overhead shelf, central console mobile charger, cabin light, optional AC and much more.
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