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Lego Arocs tipper!

Lego Arocs tipper!

  LEGO is presenting a Mercedes-Benz Arocs 3245 tipper with a crane. It is the seccond Lego Mercedes, after the Unimog that is already in the stores. Michael Dietz, Head of Marketing for Mercedes-Benz Trucks picked the Arocs in this configuration for Lego to build. With a total of 2793 separate parts, battery-operated „power functions“ that…Continue Reading

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Design studies for SLT

The new SLT models of Mercedes-Benz look great with the large polyester side fenders that cover up all the technical stuff behind the cab. It is the first time a brand realy made a nice design for a heavy transport vehicle, and the Merdedes-Benz design team did a great job. Here are some design studies that resulted in the…Continue Reading

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New SLT models presented by Mercedes-Benz

Yesterday I was in Germany at the launch of the new SLT models of the Mercedes-Benz Arocs and Actros SLT. These heavy transport tractors are the Euro-6 models and therefor are the last new trucks that Mercedes presented for Euro-6. The Arocs SLT comes with steel suspension and steel bumpers. The Actros SLT is air…Continue Reading

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Arocs introduction video

A launch of a new truck is always a big thing, but it is hard to come up with something original. Mercedes-Benz did it this way with the Arocs construction vehicles. Good idea to have construction machines take the sheet of the truck!  [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DT5lLyOzJZI&w=560&h=315]Continue Reading

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Mercedes SLT on test

Mercedes-Benz has launched the complete Euro-6 programm but we are still waiting for the new SLT heavy transport tractor. At the Arocs launch I got the impression that the new big one is going to be an Arocs, but here we see the Actros grille. Word is that the new SLT in Euro-6 will not…Continue Reading

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Arocs Grounder

The new Mercedes-Benz Arocs also has a special heavy duty version named Grounder. This truck is optimalised for heavy offroad jobs. Here’s the introduction movie of the Arocs Grounder:  [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6R652F2yufE&w=560&h=315]  Continue Reading

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Arocs Auxiliary Drive Axle

The new Mercedes-Benz Arocs construction vehicles come with an hydraulic driven front axle as an option. With this ‘Hydraulic Auxiliary Drive’ sytem the truck has the advantages of a driven front axle without the disadvantages. Compared with a conventional driven axle the new system is 500 kilo lighter and it saves fuel because of the…Continue Reading

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