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A new 2017 edition of Gurkha which now comes with BS-IV emission norms have been launched by Force motors. The car is available three and five-door body styles and two variants- Xplorer and Xpedition.

The Gurkha comes with minor styling changes to the exterior along with a host of new mechanicals. The car now comes with the new front and rear bumpers and a new grille up front. The SUV also bears all-terrain tyres as standard.

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However, the overall design, though, remains familiar to the previous model.

As far as interior of the car is concerned, now the cabin of the car includes a new steering wheel design, new gear lever and new air-condition controls on the console.

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The Xplorer is available in both three- and five-door body styles while the Xpedition is available only as a five-door.

As per Force, the 2017 Gurkha is based on a new ladder-frame chassis, along with a new suspension setup.

In addition, the SUV gets new independent struts with gas-charged shock absorber and an anti-roll bar. If we talk about the changes at rear end of the car, then the car comes with a new multi-link setup that also features gas-charged hydraulic shock and an anti-roll bar.

The new car is powered with a 2.6 litre diesel engine with the unit now BS-IV compatible, which also comes with a new five-speed manual gearbox sending power to either the rear or all-four wheels.

The Gurkha Xpedition is expected to price at Rs 8.38 lakh while the Xplorer is priced at Rs 9.36 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).