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Ashok Leyland Stallion Mk.4

General utility truck

Ashok Leyland Stallion Mk.4

The Stallion Mk.4 general utility truck is entirely conventional in design

Entered service ?
Configuration 4x4
Cab seating 1 + 1 men
Dimensions and weight
Weight (empty) ~ 4.5 t
Maximum load 5 t
Length 7.36 m
Width 2.5 m
Height ~ 2.9 m
Engine W06DTI diesel
Engine power 177 hp
Maximum road speed 82 km/h
Range ~ 1 000 km
Gradient 60%
Side slope 30%
Vertical step ~ 0.5 m
Trench ~ 0.6 m
Fording 0.76 m


   The Ashok Leyland is an Indian vehicle manufacturing company. Over the years products of this company have built a reputation for reliability and ruggedness. It is the leading supplier of logistics vehicles to Indian Army. The Mk.4 Stallion is a further development of the previous Mk.3, further refined for desert type environments. It has a number of improvements and upgraded drivetrain. Currently Indian Army uses over 40 000 Stallion trucks of all variants.

   The Stallion Mk.4 has a payload capacity of 5 t, however it can carry up to 7.5 t on hard surface roads. This military truck has an impressive payload/weight ration in its class.

   The standard troop and cargo carrying body is fitted with drop sides and tailgate, removable bows and tarpaulin. Wooden bench seats may be provided for troop transport.

   Vehicle is fitted with a two-person sleeper cab, similar to the previous Stallion Mk.3. This cab is also being fitted to a number of Ashok Leyland's commercial designs.

   The Stallion is entirely conventional in design. Vehicle is powered by the Ashok Leyland W06DTI turbocharged diesel engine, developing 177 hp. It meets EURO II emission requirements. Other engine options are available. Vehicle has an operation range from -40C to +55C.

   The baseline Stallion is capable of accepting vide variety of body types or shelters. Variants of this military truck include a light recovery vehicle and water tanker. This military truck is also available with 6x6 configuration (Stallion HMV). This variant has the same payload capacity, however it is powered by a 260 hp diesel engine and has improved mobility over difficult terrain.

   Another variant is the French Panhard TC-54, developed specially for Saudi-Chinese artillery programme.


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Ashok Leyland Stallion Mk.4

Ashok Leyland Stallion Mk.4

Ashok Leyland Stallion Mk.4

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