IAB Report – India-made Scania P 410 tipper makes its public debut at EXCON 2013

Posted on: Dec 4, 2013 - 10:57am IST

Swedish truck maker Scania AG displayed the second generation P 410 tipper truck at the recently concluded EXCON 2013 show in Bangalore.

The new P 410 was displayed by Scania in collaboration with Larsen & Toubro. Scania was already selling this very P 410 in India by importing it from its Zwolle factory in the Netherlands. It was marketed in India by L&T. The one displayed at the EXCON 2013 is being manufactured in a newly established facility near Bangalore.

Scania P 410 EXCON 2013 front tipper

The new P 410 uses DC13 107 series 12.7-liter six-cylinder engine that puts out a healthy 410 bhp and peak torque of 2,000 Nm. The in-line engine with Scania’s PDE injection system is Euro 3 compliant and is mated to a 12-speed range splitter gearbox with overdrive and two gears allocated separately for crawling and reversing. The driver of the new P 410 gets a fully air-conditioned cabin with fully adjustable suspended seats.

Scania P 410 EXCON 2013 Front-left three-quarter

Scania began production of its trucks (starting with the P 410) recently at the Rs 250 crore facility outside Bangalore, inaugurated late in October. Scania has made a deal with L&T to market its mining trucks, while its general trucks and buses will be marketed directly by the Swedish manufacturer.

Scania P 410 EXCON 2013 Front-right three-quarter

The DC13 107 engine series also has other engines, all of which are Euro 3 compliant.

Scania P 410 EXCON 2013 cabin

New Scania P410 showcased at EXCON 2013 – Press Release

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