Company Tatra Defence Vehicle cooperates with company Dajbych and other Czech manufacturers on production of vehicles - category Gepard with Toyota Land Cruiser 70 series chassis. Vehicles Gepard are intended for special and airborne forces.
During the development of the vehicle Gepard, the main focus has been given to the high mobility of the vehicle and at the same to maximize the payload capacity, further to ensure sufficient crew compartment capacity for transportation of 6 troops including necessary gear and armament. Another advantage of the vehicle is a high volume of firepower provided by heavy and light machine guns or RPG and weapon station. The vehicles carry the most tech-advanced communication systems and can be equipped with ballistic protection up to Level 2 and vehicle floor ballistic protection against shrapnel.
Vehicles Gepard are equipped with 189 kW eight-cylinder Toyota diesel engine with manual or automatic transmission. On top of that, customer can also choose technically unique stepless VDS transmission. Gepard has the towing capability of the braked trailer up to 3.5 ton.