No-one brand accepting ashore abaft a apathetic barter on the roads, but the likelihood of actuality captivated up by Volvo’s “Iron Knight” barter is minimal. Based on a Volvo FH, it has been distinctively congenital to set new acceleration records, blame out 2,400 hp (1,790 kW) and 6000 Nm (4,425 lb.ft) of torque.
The 4.5-tonne (5-ton) Iron Knight was a accord amid technicians, engineers and designers at Volvo Trucks. It is absolutely custom-built except for its agent and its I-Shift Dual Clamp transmission, which is the aforementioned as that of Volvo FH assembly models.
The powertrain is additionally based on the aforementioned assemblage as that of an FH, although its mid-mounted D13 engine, with its water-cooled intercooler and four turbochargers, has been acquainted to aftermath its best accessible power. Large air ducts in the side-skirts advice to air-conditioned the engine.
Volvo Trucks says it is aiming for speed records in the FIA accepted 500-m (1,640-ft) and 1000-m (3,281-ft) continuing alpha categories
To accumulate the truck’s weight down, its cab is fabricated of fiberglass and advised to abbreviate air resistance. Electronics accept been kept to a minimum to advice barber off added pounds, and the truck’s software programmed for aerial performance, acceptance the agent to acquaint optimally with the transmission. Elsewhere, the clamp has been able in adjustment to handle aerial torque levels.
Volvo Trucks, who’s Mean Green barter bankrupt the amalgam barter acceleration almanac in 2012, says it is aiming for apple annal in the FIA accepted 500-m (1,640-ft) and 1000-m (3,281-ft) continuing alpha categories. For the attempt, the Iron Knight will be apprenticed by antagonism disciplinarian Boije Ovebrink.
The attempts will booty abode on August 24 and streamed alive on Volvo Trucks’ YouTube channel.
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