Volat update truck tractor MZKT-742960


MZKT-742960 is a truck tractor with 8x8 axle configuration, which is designed to carry large heavy cargo  of total weight up to 56 tons.

Good traction MZKT-742960 provides an 8-cylinder V-engine Deutz BF 8M1015C, the maximum capacity of which is - 400 kW (544 hp) at 2100 min-1. Fully automatic transmission ALLISON 4500 responds for easy driving during transportation of superheavy cargoes; inter-wheel differential and interaxle differential interlocking system ensures reliable operation in full off-road capability.

The main change is the equipment of the tractor cab with metal framing by Volat production. Two-row cabin is equipped with two beds, heater, and air conditioning. This new cabin can be comfortably and safely accommodated by the team of7 people. An important advantage is the possibility to equip the cabin with protective armor plates.

On the photo below you can see field trials of MZKT-742960 with semitrailer MZKT-820400.

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