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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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New Kamaz production starts

The production of the new Kamaz 5490 long haul truck will start in this month. This truck is the first Kamaz with Mercedes Benz parts and cab. The old Axor cab has a new designed front grille. Daimler now owns 15% of the Russian truck manufacturer. The Mercedes-Benz OM 457LA six-cylinder engine with 12 liter…Continue Reading

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Kamaz dumper

This weekend one of the Iepieleaks Spie Squad sent me this photo of a Kamaz dumptruck. The 6×6 has the short version of the new cab that we saw earlyer on a long distance truck (Photo below). The cab looks very modern, and I wonder what engine is underneath. It could be something from their…Continue Reading

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Kamaz-Daimler

Daimler was for 15% owner of Kamaz but at the end of last year the Germans got a bigger share. In the new Kamaz trucks we find Mercedes-Benz axles, engines and even cabs. Kamaz now uses the OM457 engine and bus engines from Mercedes. The diesel engines come as Euro5. Also there ar gas engines…Continue Reading

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New Kamaz trucks spotted

The Iepieleaks Spies are everywhere. Today i got this picture from Vladimir Chekhuta from Minsk in Belarus. The photo shows the new Kamaz trucks in the snow. Kamaz is working with Daimler these days and the word is that the Russians use Mercedes-Benz engines and axles. Daimler owns 15% of the Kamaz shares. On the…Continue Reading

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Kamaz with nose for Dakar?

As we all know the Dakar 2012 was won by Gerard de Rooy with a bonneted Iveco truck. Did that inspire the Kamaz team to come up with this monster for next year? Or is is just a joke? I remember the first photo of the bonneted Iveco, that was also a photoshop image but…Continue Reading

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