Scania reveals new generation of trucks in line
Scania revealed today (Tuesday 23) its new generation of trucks. The new models are the result of ten years of development and investment of about US $ 2.38 billion (something around R $ 7.7 billion) and according to the Swedish automaker arrive to “expand its offer and thanks to its unique modular system, provide further stages of performance, connectivity and a full range of services that increase productivity and sustainable transport solutions that are precisely tailored to each client in the transportation sector. ”
“It is undoubtedly the biggest investment in the history of 125 years of Scania,” said President and CEO of Scania, Henrik Henriksson. “Today we are not releasing only a new range of trucks, but also a single box of ingenious tools and sustainable solutions in the form of goods and services that Scania is the first of able to deliver industry – and I feel I can say it with confidence.We are firmly focused on our main task: to give our customers the tools needed to achieve profitability in a business that really means something to them, “he added.
The new Scania R and S Scania promise to be up to 5% more efficient. Among the new features, there are new engines and a completely redesigned cabin, which according to brand delivers more space for the driver. The models are still a number of features to reduce aerodynamic drag, as three air deflectors adjustable to improve the alignment between the cab and the trailer ceiling, as well as new smaller spaces between the lights and other external components.
The trucks are equipped with thrusters 13-liter 410 hp, 450 hp and 500 hp and 15.6-liter V8 520 hp, 580 hp and 730 hp, which have been redesigned, complete with new injectors, combustion magazines cameras and a new system of cooling. The new propellants Scania models have been tested for more than 10 million km during the development process.
Scania will produce the new trucks in Södertälje, Sweden. It is not known, however, when the news hit the market.