Category Archives: Kamaz

New Kamaz dumptrucks

New Kamaz dumptrucks

Kamaz is taking of now with new, good looking 41 and 50 ton dump trucks. They have Mercedes-Benz cabs, Chinese MAN/Steyr licenced axles and Chinese Cummins 12 litres engines with 410 Hp. Option is also a Kamaz V8 engine with about the same output. The gearbox is a 16 speed ZF. These trucks are for offroad…Continue Reading

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Kamaz with DAF cab?

Kamaz with DAF cab?

Now here is a very special old photo. At the end of the eighties DAF was growing fast. The brand decided to stay with the last seven truckbrands in Europe and it even planned to take over the Britisch Leyland brand. Well, they did! In the meanwhile Gorbatsjov was in charge in Russia and state…Continue Reading

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Dakar 2015: Liebherr powered Kamaz wins! ?

Dakar 2015: Liebherr powered Kamaz wins! ?

The 2015 Dakar was again dominated by the Russian Kamaz team. Funny is that these trucks are ‘Liebherr powered’ and that is also what is written on the side of the truck. For the regulations that is not possible, because the components on a rallytruck must be from production trucks. Now Liebherr does not produce…Continue Reading

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Kamaz K5340 10×10

Kamaz K5340 10×10

Kamaz demonstrated their latest heavy crane chassis K5340 (730) 10×10. This truck has a completely new developed cab that is not made by Mercedes-Benz like other new Kamaz cabs. This special cab was developed in South Korea for Kamaz. Source: www.trucksplanet.comContinue Reading

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Kamaz and Liebherr in engine deal

It was not a coincidence that we saw Kamaz using Liebherr engines during the Dakar rally. Construction vehicle manufacturer  Liebherr  announced a joint engine development with Russian vehicle manufacturer Kamaz for the development and manufacturing of a range of six-cylinder inline diesel engines of 12 litre displacement, just before the rally started. Liebherr explained that the…Continue Reading

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Meanwhile in Le Dakar

Gerard de Rooy is still leading the Dakar Rally in Latin America. Today he finished with his Iveco Strator in second position behind Karginov in his Kamaz. Gerard is still in the lead in the final results but he only has 13 minutes left of his lead. The time gap between the numbers two and…Continue Reading

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