JCBL PLA launches motorhomes in India
Indian coach building major JCBL, in association with PLA of Italy has launched two motorhomes in India. Based on the Fiat Ducato platform these premium motor homes have been positioned as exclusive products for a niche clientele.
Badged as ‘JCBL PLA’ for India, the first model is called the HS75 and has been priced at Rs 75 lakh on road New Delhi. The JCBL PLA HS75 has four certified passenger seats with the option of a fifth certified seat for passengers, it is also equipped with five beds, a washroom with a separate shower, a dining table, triple gas burner stove, a dish wash basin, a refrigerator, a television, and plenty of storage cabinets.
The JCBL PLA M742 is expected to be priced at around Rs 77 lakh on-road New Delhi. It can seat four passengers with the option of a fifth certified passenger seat, it has seven beds, overcab heating and safety net and features all the amenities that the HS75 is equipped with.
Both the HS75 and the M742 come with a lot of options that customers can spec them up with such as leather upholstery, ABS, ESP, cruise control, an automatic gearbox, roof rack with ladder and more.
Firepower comes from the Fiat Ducato’s 3.0 liter Multijet diesel engine that develops 180PS of power and 400Nm of torque. The engine meets Euro 5 emissions norms but is capable of running on BS 4 grade fuel as well.