Jankel, a world-leader within the design and manufacture of high-specification defence, safety and NGO safety programs, has introduced the receipt of a follow-on order for x10 of their twin-cab pickup variant Toyota LC200. The order comes from an undisclosed buyer who beforehand bought armoured variants of the identical automobile; a contract that was introduced in February 2021. Along with these 10 autos, Jankel has just lately acquired orders totalling an additional 20 armoured LC200 autos from undisclosed prospects, globally, sweeping up the final of the LC200 obtainable inventory. Along with the elevated payload and the usable flat 1900mm x 1700mm load mattress area, the automobile will be configured to ship numerous automotive and user-orientated tactical functionality enhancements similar to: run-flats; improved brakes; tuned suspension; EMC suppression; fireplace suppression system; 24v communications set up; door deadbolts; escape hatch; gun ports; weapons mounts; tactical lighting, light-weight Jankel mesh seats and a PA/siren. The light-weight flat-bed will be delivered with a cover or a hard-top and contains folding/detachable sides and built-in modular storage bins.

Jankel has built-in an current and confirmed pickup design with the additionally confirmed and licensed, Jankel LC200 base platform. Bringing collectively the strengths of each designs into one providing has resulted within the variant extending the operability via a achieve of a further 650mm in wheelbase. This mixed with a heavy-duty rear axle improve delivers a rise in Gross Car Mass (GVM-4495kg) and payload (as much as 1500kg relying on specification), while retaining the present crew-cab dimensions and area. The strategy of lengthening the chassis and incorporating the modular and adaptable flatbed pickup pod is definitely tailored to different generally armoured mild autos. With the Toyota LC200 base platform having now gone out of manufacturing, the shopper secured the bottom autos for this mission utilizing Jankel’s “purchase now – armour later” scheme to make sure that they had enough inventory of the outgoing LC200’s, previous to conversion. Jankel are highlighting this conversion for example of how they will adapt any automobile to fulfill buyer wants and fill particular functionality gaps within the specialist protected automobile market. With no new LC200’s now obtainable, The Jankel pickup design has the potential to turn out to be an after-market modification carried out on in-service LC200’s.


Jankel Armoured Toyota LC200 Pickup Variant

Andrew Jankel, Chairman at Jankel Group stated: “We first developed the brand new pickup variant of our Scorching Fashioned Armoured LC200 because of receiving an order from an current buyer in 2021 and we’re delighted to have acquired this follow-on order for a further x10 un-armoured variants, underling their confidence in Jankel to ship”. He added: “Trying forward, we’ll be launching our armoured Toyota LC300 later this yr which is present process an in depth design and growth programme. We have now listened fastidiously to our prospects evolving wants and I imagine it will likely be a finest in school, high quality product”.

Trying forward, Jankel are at the moment creating their armoured LC300 design that’s scheduled for a product launch later in 2022. The results of an in depth design, growth and testing programme, Jankel’s new LC300 will ship ‘finest in school’ safety, security, functionality and performance. Leveraging Jankel’s appreciable expertise within the subject of Civilian Armoured Automobiles (CAVs) gained over a few years of high-quality service to the defence, safety and NGO sectors, the brand new LC300 will likely be an thrilling addition to Jankel’s vary.

Jankel are skilled producers of armoured and tactical autos and survivability programs, delivering options to worldwide Departments of Defence, OEM’s, Authorities, and Non-Authorities Organisations. Jankel is an armed forces-friendly organisation, recognising the worth serving personnel, reservists, veterans and navy households convey to our enterprise.
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