AUTPI 2V patrol vehicle developed by Romanian army
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A unit of the Romanian army has developed the "Autoturism Usor de Teren pentru Patrulare si Interventii", in abbreviation the AUTPI V2, a light 4x2 patrol and intervention vehicle based on a Dacia Logan 1.6 car.
AUTPI 2V patrol vehicle developed by Romanian army (Picture source: Army Recognition)
A group of Army techniciens have developed a light 4x2 vehicle on a Dacia Logan chassis, Dacia being a local subsidiary of Renault. As its name indicates, the vehicle is intended for patrol and intervention missions with three men on board.
Its empty weight is 750 kg, with a payload of 350 kg. The engine is a Renault/Dacia 1,598cc gasoline one, developing 87hp at 5,500 rpm, or 87 Nm at 3,000 rpm. The vehicle can reach a top speed of 140 km/h. Its autonomy averages 685 km with a fuel consumption set at 7 l/100 km.