Scania Commercial Vehicles India launched the Scania R580 V8 (6X4) truck and Scania P410 (8X4) tipper with all new 20 cu m SSAB body. Speaking at the expo, Anders Grundstromer, Managing Director, Scania India and Senior Vice President, Scania Group, said, ´It´s a privilege to launch our products and services at Bauma Expo. The R 580 powered with V8 engine, first time in India, is India´s most powerful on-road truck. The vehicle will offer high torque at low speed which is essential for over-dimensional cargo transport. We have also updated our product portfolio with Scania P410 tipper equipped with all new 20 cu m SSAB body to withstand the toughest mining conditions.´ The company has also launched Scania Oil to give additional advantage in terms of vehicle performance and uptime.
The Scania R 580 6x4 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 V8 engine is coupled with great characteristics such as excellent drivability, outstanding Total Operating Economy and refined vehicle handling and maneuvering qualities. A pioneer by itself, Scania R 580 is set to redefine the truck industry in India.
The Scania P 410 8x4 tipper is an existing product which will now be equipped with 20 cu m 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.