Hindustan Motors ready to launch BS4 Amby diesel with a new name
Hindustan Motors announced yesterday that they are ready to launch the BS4 diesel variant of the Hindustan Ambassador very soon.
Hindustan Motors is currently launching the BS4 diesel in one engine specification only. It will be available with a 1.5-liter four cylinder diesel engine, while the 2.0-liter diesel engine stays in BS3 spec.
The current 1.5-liter BS3 variant produces about 35.5bhp of power and 7.44kgm of torque. Expect the power and torque outputs to remain the same or be improved slightly in the BS4 variant. The transmission is expected to be the same 5-speed gearbox.
Interestingly, HM says that the BS4 version will be launched with a new name. HM has also previewed the BS4 Ambassador for the Kolkata taxi association, who happen to have the Ambassador’s largest fan base and buyers.
By having a BS4 compliant 1.5-liter diesel engine, HM can look forward to availing small car excise benefits for the sub 4 meter Ambassador variant, which we think will also launch in 2013. Hindustan Ambassador BS4 diesel is ready to launch