Located in the Czech Republic it is Torsus revealed details of a new project. On the basis of the Volkswagen Crafter firm of immigrants from Ukraine builds off-road minibus Terrastorm. The novelty will enter the market in the third quarter of this year and will cost from 57 461 euros.
The basis of Torsus Terrastorm – wheel-drive vans Volkswagen Crafter/MAN TGE 4Motion with newly made plastic body kit. Unpainted pads not only perform a protective function, but also mask the integrated winch together with the protective plates of the bottom. Gamma engines of the model consists of barbadosaa two-liter capacity of 140 and 176 horsepower (340 and 410 Nm, respectively). They can be combined with six-speed “mechanics” or vosmidiapazonnym machine.
Off-road van will be available in two variants of equipment: TT1 and TT2 Nomad Coach. Both will get a reinforced chassis, four-wheel drive, rear differential lock, winch with a pulling force of 5.5 tons and a protective body cover and aluminum plate thickness of five millimeters underneath. They cover the engine, radiator, transmission, rear axle, fuel tank and the liquid reservoir AdBlue, designed to clean exhaust gases.
Suspension up front is MacPherson struts with gas shock absorbers Bilstein B6. Rear – leaf springs with amplifiers Ironman 4×4 Load Plus and optional Profender Dakar shock absorbers with external reservoirs.
On all wheels – tyres BF Goodrich All Terrain T/A KO2. The ground clearance of Terrastorm is 290 millimeters, almost like a new Ford Bronco with a pack of Sasquatch. The angles of entry and exit – 26 and 20 degrees respectively. Basic van can storm the fords depth to 690 mm, and with a pack of Deep Wave – up to 820 millimeters.
In the cabin Torsus Terrastorm will accommodate up to 20 people. All chairs have a frame made of sheet metal and three-point seatbelts (if desired, they will be replaced by five-point). Upholstered in fabric or eco-leather.
The configuration can be changed – for example, put the seats facing each other and add to the equipment a multifunctional table.
Each passenger has individual light deflectors of the air conditioner and dynamics. The whole compartment lined with 30-mm insulation; anti-slip floor is covered with two-millimeter layer of polyvinyl chloride.
To demonstrate the capabilities of Terrastore Torsus built two special van: Medicav ambulance and cargo version Cargo. First, for example, can be equipped with an oxygen system, a defibrillator or an ECG. The second is the simple modification for service crews or courier services, are forced to deliver parcels to remote communities.