Scania R580, P410 Tipper launched in India – IAB Report
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The R580 is the most powerful on-road truck in India.
Scania Commercial Vehicles India has launched two heavy duty trucks at the Bauma ConExpo which is taking place at the India Expo Mart, Greater Noida.
The Scania R580 V8 engined prime puller is claimed to be the most powerful on-road truck on sale in India however, the power output was not divulged. Scania’s V8 range is available in four states of tune – 500, 560, 620 and 730 hp. With high torque at low engine speeds, the R580 is suitable to haul Over Dimensional Cargo (ODC).
The P410 8×4 Tipper is an existing product but the new variant is equipped with a 20 cubic meter rock body which is made up of high strength steel from SSAB. A leader in the Indian mining segment, the P410 Tipper is equipped with the OptiCruise AMT (Automated Manual Transmission) which also comes with the option of fuel-saving Idle Shutdown feature.
The VW-owned Swedish commercial vehicle giant has also launched its range of lubricants under the brand Scania Oil. Also launched at the Bauma ConExpo was the enhanced version of the telematics services – Scania Fleet Management.
Scania P410 (older version) – Image Gallery
Scania R580 and P410 Tipper launched in India – Press Release
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