Mercedes-Benz Arocs

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Mercedes-Benz Arocs 6x6
Mercedes-Benz Arocs 8x8 dump truck

The Mercedes-Benz Arocs is a heavy-duty truck, introduced by Mercedes-Benz in 2013.[1]

Construction[edit]

The Mercedes-Benz Arocs is aimed at the construction sector; available bodies include dump-trucks, concrete mixers, and tractors, with two, three, or four axles.[2] Weights range from 18 to 41 tonnes. The Arocs has two main variants - the "Loader" and the "Grounder". The latter is a heavy-duty variant, with thicker 9mm frame rails.[3]

Engines[edit]

All engines are Euro VI compliant:[4]

  • OM473, a new 15.6 litre engine with 517 - 625 hp and 3000Nm of torque.
  • OM471
  • OM470
  • OM936

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Daimler's new Mercedes-Benz heavy-duty trucks 'Arocs'". The Economic Times. 29 January 2013. Retrieved 29 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Neues Schwergewicht für den Bau". Auto Bild (in German). 29 January 2013. Retrieved 29 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "Mercedes Arocs is the new force in construction---as previously mentioned by Biglorryblog!". Biglorryblog. 29 January 2013. Retrieved 29 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "MERCEDES AROCS 2013: STARKER LASTWAGEN FÜR BAUSTELLEN". Auto zeitung (in German). 28 January 2013. Retrieved 29 January 2013. 

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