The Torsus Terrastor Chassis package has been unveiled for the Volkswagen Crafter platform to those who want extreme versatility and capability. The conversion caters to the commercial sector with a flat frame chassis, making it ready to carry cargo wherever need be.
The Torsus Terrastor Chassis is designed to be a versatile all-terrain workhorse with single or double cab options on various versions. The all-wheel drive 4Motion system has been enhanced with a sports a locking rear differential to give improved traction over rough terrain and unmade roads.
Further adding capabilities, the chassis itself has been configured with side aluminium steps, full bottom skid protection for the major components such as the engine, transmission and radiator, fuel tank, rear differential lock and a metal bull bar on the front in case.
It also comes with durable scratch resistant coating on the lower body panels as standard. The wheels have also seen an upgrade and the new matte black 17-inch alloy rims, shod with BF Goodrich All Terrain T/A KO2 tyres.
The Torsus bumper was designed to offer improved off-road capabilities with better approach angle. It hosts the LED high beam, DRLs, foglamps and spotlights as well as the integrated winch capable of towing up to 5 500 kg, which is hidden away only to be dispatched when you really need it.
As part of the underside protection for the Torsus Terrastor Chassis, the bespoke Duraluminium skid plates running from the engine and gearbox down to the rear differential and fuel tank protect the truck from being damaged in inhospitable conditions.
Off-road suspension has been upgraded to ensure optimum on and off-road capability. Up front, MacPherson struts and Bilstein B6 shock absorbers offer optimum comfort. With the increased ride height, Ironman 4×4 Adjustable Camber bolts are fitted to offer close to 1,75 degrees camber adjustment.
At the rear, the suspension is a combination of leaf springs equipped with Ironman 4×4 Load Plus and Profender Dakar shock absorbers with remote auxiliary reservoirs extended axle stroke.