Road Tests

  • ROAD TEST: MAN TGS 35.400

    ROAD TEST: MAN TGS 35.400

    22nd March 2021

    With the new D15 9-litre engine, the MAN TGS 35.400 is aimed at the off-road tipper market that demands a 20-tonne payload – and a sleeper cab.  The market for eight-wheel chassis is definitely broadening. Gone are the days when…

  • Mercedes Benz Atego/Fuso Canter

    Mercedes Benz Atego/Fuso Canter

    22nd March 2021

    Licence legislation changes has seen demand for 7.5-tonners dwindle, but for those wanting a vehicle in this weight category there are two distinct choices – a small ‘big’ truck or a big ‘small’ van chassis. Trucking took out both options…

  • SCANIA P410XT

    SCANIA P410XT

    22nd March 2021

    Scania’s heavy-duty XT range is aimed at operators who take their trucks off-road, or haul the heaviest loads. We take a P410 XT tipper for a fully loaded workout. Go along any motorway or dual-carriageway and you can’t fail to…

  • IVECO S-WAY/S-WAY NP

    IVECO S-WAY/S-WAY NP

    22nd March 2021

    Iveco has upped its game with its latest tractor units, with operators offered a choice of diesel or gas engines alongside a wealth of other upgrades and improvements aimed to make S-WAY stand tall alongside its competition. Iveco was one…

  • Iveco Stralis XP570

    Iveco Stralis XP570

    22nd March 2021

    Despite having the brand-new S-WAY range to woo customers due imminently, Iveco is still plugging the last knockings of its Stralis models – and for good reasons. The S-WAY won’t be in the UK in right-hand drive form until April…

  • ROAD TEST: MERCEDES-BENZ NEW ACTROS 2563 (RHD)

    ROAD TEST: MERCEDES-BENZ NEW ACTROS 2563 (RHD)

    19th March 2021

    After the launch of Merc’s Actros 5 in Berlin back in September, the big question was: is this really a ‘new’ truck? The issue was the ‘new’ Actros looked exactly the same as the model it was replacing – except…

  • ROAD TEST: MERCEDES-BENZ UNIMOG & ZETROS

    ROAD TEST: MERCEDES-BENZ UNIMOG & ZETROS

    19th March 2021

    Mercedes-Benz has an impressive range of off-road trucks with Unimog and Zetros, and while the latter is (currently) unavailable in the UK as it’s Euro 5 only, the Unimog is the king of off-roaders. You might think there isn’t an…

  • ROAD TEST: MERCEDES-BENZ AROCS

    ROAD TEST: MERCEDES-BENZ AROCS

    19th March 2021

    We put the rugged and robust construction Arocs trucks from Mercedes-Benz to the test off and on the highway. For many years, trucks for working off-road were just beefed-up versions of existing models. While that is still true to a…

  • ROAD TEST: IVECO TRAKKER X-WAY 8×4

    ROAD TEST: IVECO TRAKKER X-WAY 8×4

    19th March 2021

    Iveco is not the biggest player in the 8×4 construction market, but it has an impressive range of products and its new X-way might well be the best yet. We writers in the specialist road transport press don’t get to…

  • Road test: IVECO STRALIS NP460 4×2

    Road test: IVECO STRALIS NP460 4×2

    19th March 2021

    When it launched Stralis NP (Natural Power) back in 2016, Iveco broke new ground by introducing a tractor unit capable of long-haul work that ran 100 per cent diesel-free. With a quoted range of 1500 km (932 miles) per fill…

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