18 Februari 2011
Thai Rung MUV4 Haerd Top (photo : ThaiDriver)
Thai Rung Launch Reconnaissance Patrol Vehicle MUV4
Thai Rung leader in the design and manufacture multi-purpose vehicle in Thailand, launched a new prototype car MUV4 (Military Utility Vehicle), a reconnaissance patrol car specially designed for customers who want to use the Hummer vehicle or Landrover (Defender) in the budget. Launch immortalized in the Bangkok International Motor Show 32th since 23 March - 5 April 2011.
You Sompong Phaoenchoke, President of Thai Rung Union Star Company Limited (Thailand) said the company look at specific military vehicle market would be a good future. It is expected that the Thai Army needs to be a car that looks similar to the car Hummer, Landrover or Jeep vehicle patrol. More cars to use in the army in order to assist countries to save cost and reduce losses from importing foreign cars. More expensive car from overseas company has developed ideas reconnaissance patrol car MUV4 version created by the need to develop the use of the military by bringing the structure of the Pick Up 4-wheel drive 3000 cc diesel engine with manufacturer available in the country. To develop an entirely new body design, production, the car is perfect with international standards : ease of maintenance and treatment, low expenditure on the maintenance because the main components as well as compliance. The current production is not the standard in the country. The company will develop 2 types MUV4 reconnaissance patrol car : metal roof version (Hard Top) and versions of the canvas roof (Soft Top).
Features of the car
MUV4 able to use a variety of needs : the removable roof and change forms with respect to use as a canvas roof. Computer system designed by CAD, CAE, CAM-date international standards and analysis of the strength of the structure (simulates) by computer. Production molded parts with metal. The car body through the cars rust colored coating. The charge (EDP) and the standard painting process with car manufacturers. The actual field test of the regulations to improve the design quality in real use. Has a unique design and modern cosmopolitan with creativity.
MUV4 used Toyota Hi Lux Vigo 4-wheel drive 3.0 liter diesel engine (photo : ThaiDriver)
You Sompong Phaoenchoke stated that specialized patrol car market would have a bright future. It forecast that the Thai Police Force for government agencies should be required this type of vehicle not less than 3000-4000 cars.
Because the company capabilities in the design of automotive components with an integrated, making company an opportunity to broaden this market has more to do. If the domestic market successfully, it can also expand to other countries with which the target is still a developing country in Africa, Asian and Middle East.
Toyota Hi-Lux Vigo 4x4 (photo : markmotorsthailand)
In addition, patrol cars MUV4 also developed to use to a commercial car as way as with the Humvee vehicle developed into a Hummer vehicle for the selling price is expected to be approximately 1.3 to 1.4 million. Vehicles will be available at Bangkok International Motor Show, Booth No. 32 from the Thai Rung. 23 March - 5 April 2011.