V8 powered Scania R580 and P410 Tipper trucks launched in India

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2004 Scania R 580 4x2 Topline tractor unit. Photo: Stefan Almers 03916-1

Scania R 580 (6×4) Topline

Scania Commercial Vehicles India, launched and showcased their range/services today, at the Bauma ConExpo 2014 in Delhi. Among the much awaited launch were the most powerful on-road truck in India, the Scania R 580 V8 (6×4) truck and market leading Scania P410 (8X4) Tipper with all-new 20 cubic meter SSAB body. At the expo Scania also launched Scania Oil and enhanced telematics services – Scania Fleet Management. On display was also two mobile workshops showing Scania´s flexible container concept for services and repairs in remote places.

Scania P410 EX (1)

The Scania R 580 6×4 comes with powerful V8 engine, first time in India. The vehicle will offer high torque at low speed which is essential for over-dimensional cargo (ODC) transport. The Scania R580 is claimed to be the most powerful on-road truck on sale in India. However, the power output was for the Indian version hasn’t been divulged. Scania’s V8 range is available in four states of tune – 500, 560, 620 and 730 hp.

Scania P410 EX (4)

 

Scania P410 (8X4) Tipper

The Scania P 410 8x4Tipper is an existing product which will now be equipped with 20 cubic meter rock body developed by one of the world’s leading producer of high strength steel, SSAB. The Scania P410 Tipper is a great success in the Indian mining sector. Equipped with Scania Opticruise, a fully automated gear-changing system for best fuel efficiency and ease of driving, will now also come with an option of Idle Shutdown a feature that further strengthens the Total Operating Economy by lowering the fuel consumption. Also, the complete tipper is significantly lower in weight than current offerings in the market, and with the increased load carrying capacity the customer gets a significantly higher productivity.

Scania P410 EX (2)

Keeping up with the promise of unmatched aftermarket service through strong service points, Scania will now also make available the genuine Scania Oil to its customers. The Scania oil is available both as engine oil as well as axle and gear oil. It prevents from sludge and adherence and protects from corrosion and wear, all leading to longer service intervals.

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