Tag Archives: Scania

Svempa teams up with fashion designer to create new custom jacket for Scania

Legendary truck customizer Svempa Bergendahl recently teamed up with fellow Swede, fashion designer Bea Szenfeld, to create a one-off jacket made of fan belts to celebrate truck drivers. Svempa and Bea shared their passion for innovation and custom-made design, resulting in the co-creation of The Griffin Jacket. Inspired by Scania’s Griffin symbol and created from 200 metres of reinforced fan …

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Scania extends gas engine range

Scania has introduced a new 13-litre gas-powered engine, which can be specified for a range of G- and R-series trucks. The new engine is rated at 410 horsepower, and joins Scania’s existing 280 and 340 horsepower nine-litre dedicated gas units. “With 2,000Nm torque from 1,100rpm through to 1,400rpm, the new 13-litre gas engine delivers similar performance to comparable diesel engines,” …

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Picture Post: B B Christoffersen Scania Topline 470 by Richard Johnston

B B Christoffersen Scania Topline 124L 470, snapped on the A90 near Peterhead by Richard Johnston. For more shots of Scanias on the road – as well as all the other major and some former manufacturers – you can see Picture Post in the print edition of Truck & Driver, which is available from newsagents our via subscription and on the …

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Truxx Factor winners named

Rockingham Speedway in Corby hosted the Truxx Factor at the start of this month featuring a show field, truck parade and plenty of action on the track including sprint, go and stop and drifting competitions. Dan Humberstone, Richard Wagg, Mark Shorten, David Masterson from haulier Motward in Huntingdon took Best Fleet of Artic Working Trucks (pictured). Darren Beach, from AW …

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Picture Post: J&G Riddell Scania R730 Blue Stream by Sharon Moffat

Picture Post: Scania R730 Blue Stream hauling a full load of logs from J&G Riddell of Aberdeenshire by Sharon Moffat. This photo was taken on the truck’s first day on the road as it passed Barmuckity Layby just outside Elgin. If you have a picture you want to send in to Picture Post, please send it to dan.parton@roadtransport.com. Pictures that …

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Picture Post: W&M Thompson Scania R520 by Elton Cook

Picture Post: W&M Thompson Scania R520, driven by Stew Seddon, spotted at Lymm Truckstop by Elton Cook. If you want to send a picture into Picture Post – which is in the print edition of Truck & Driver, on the website and on Instagram – please email it to dan.parton@roadtransport.com, including any information you may have on the picture – …

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Scania launches flagship XT truck range

Scania has launched its new XT truck range, designed for heavy duty applications, which will be available across the range of S-, R-, G- and P-series cabs. Eight key construction industry applications are targeted by this new range: tipper, mixer, hooklift , skiploader , concrete pump, mobile crane, flatbed with crane and heavy haulage. This launch is Scania’s latest step …

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Scania launches next generation of P-series trucks

Scania has continued the redesign of its basic cabs with the introduction of the P-series, which incorporates a larger surface area of glass, slimmer A-pillars, and a lowered and reshaped dashboard in order to provide better visibility. Six P-series cabs are being introduced now; one short cab (CP14L), two day-cabs (CP17L and CP17N) and three sleeper options (CP20L, CP20N and …

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Scania completes G-series line-up

Scania has completed its G-series line-up with the launch of three new variants, to go with the three that were previously announced in May. Initially, the only variants available were three heights of the 2,000mm internal length sleeper cab. But now Scania has added a short, low day cab, and an extended day cab in low and normal heights. The …

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