Pune-based automaker Force Motors recently introduced its next-generation shared mobility platform, Urbania. The new Force Urbania was unveiled at a dealer meeting in Indore inviting select dealers from India and abroad for factory visits and test drives. The new Van is available in 3 variants: Short Wheelbase, Medium Wheelbase and Long Wheelbase.
Force urbania price
Short Wheelbase – 29.50 Lakh
Medium Wheelbase – 28.99 Lakh
Long Wheelbase – 31.25 Lakh
The mid-wheelbase variant of the new Van is priced at Rs 28.99 lakh (ex-showroom). The short wheelbase model seats 10 adults + 1 driver, while the medium wheelbase model seats 13 adults + driver. The long wheelbase model can seat 17 adults excluding the driver. Interested buyers can reserve the new Force Urbania van at select Force Motors commercial vehicle dealers for a token value of Rs 1 lakh.
For those who don’t know, Force Motors showed off their T1N shared mobility van at Auto Expo 2020. Postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Serial production of the new Urbania has also begun at a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility built for this platform. The company has invested over Rs 1000 crores to develop a modular monocoque van and build a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility.
The Force Urbania is the first vehicle in its category to offer crash and rollover compliance with airbags for the driver and passenger, although it is not currently mandated by Indian law. The Van also comes with large ventilated disc brakes on all four wheels with ESP, ABS, EBD and ETDC.
In terms of features, the Urbania has tilt and telescopic adjustable steering, a dashboard-mounted gear lever, a 7-inch LCD touchscreen with built-in Bluetooth and camera inputs, USB mirroring for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a 6/8-speaker sound system, central locking. , power windows, rear parking aid, engine start-stop system, reclining seats, sealed panoramic windows, individual reading lights and USB ports, daytime running LED lamps, LED tail lamps, etc.
Urbania also offers the segment’s first independent front suspension with transverse springs. It is powered by a Mercedes-derived 115bhp, BS6 compliant common rail diesel engine with a maximum torque of 350Nm between 1400 and 2200rpm.