Eicher Trucks & Buses launched their all new heavy duty bus model, the Skyline Pro 6016 on Wednesday across all markets in the country. The automaker claims that this new model will catapult their position into a stronger hold in the heavy-duty bus segment, which accounts for more than 35% of the volume share in the industry.
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The new Skyline Pro 6016 comes with a 5.1 litre VEDX5 engine, which is based on the Volvo Group technology. The bus is capable of doling out a maximum power of 212 PS, and a peak torque of 825 Nm at 1200-1600 rpm. Built on a Domex chassis, the bus comes with multiple long-wheelbase variants and MBooster + technology.
As per the company, the Skyline Pro 6016 has fuel coaching and cruise control features embedded and has the option of a lightweight 425 litre HDPE fuel tank.
Talking about the new offering, B Srinivas, Senior Vice President, Bus Sales & Marketing, Strategy, Product Planning, VE Commercial Vehicles, said, “Eicher Skyline Pro 6016 is the newest addition to our BSVI HD Bus portfolio, a breakthrough product delivering highest power output in its segment. Backed with strong Volvo Group engine platform, modern design along with fuel efficiency-enhancing features like Mbooster+ and Fuel coaching make Skyline Pro 6016 the most profitable choice in heavy-duty bus category.”