The latest Mercerdes Benz 26 63 Actros prime mover has arrived at Westco Trucks in Toowoomba.
And the Actros prime mover which was released onto the market in Cairns at the end of November is certainly gaining attention.
According to Andrew Vaughan, Truck Sales manager for Westco this prime mover will appeal to many audiences.
“It has many unique features and will appeal to the livestock, grain and line haul operators, who will be attracted to the driver comfort and safely features,” Mr Vaughan said.
“Mercedes have put together a prime mover, that will deliver new standards of efficiency, reliability and comfort.
“It is available in four engine variants ranging from 8-litre, 11-litre, 13-litre options to a 16-litre powerhouse, the Benz will suit metro, regional, B-double and road train work.
“Originally launched five years ago in Europe, the Actros collected the 2012 International Truck of the Year for its in-line six-cylinder engine, fuel savings, AdBlue consumption reduction, safety improvements and automated transmission.”
The seats have an integrated belt-height adjustment feature, a shoulder adjustment feature and a greater adjustment range for the seat cushion angle. It is also available with a high-grade leather cover and a back-massage function on request.
The Actros sleeping cabin converts from a comfortable bed into to four passenger seats, and the cabin can accommodate a family of six.
The new model arriving in Australia also includes modern technology advances such as Proximity Control Assist adaptive cruise control with stop/start function, Active Brake Assist, and a 6.1-inch touch screen truck sat-nav unit and sound system.
Westco Trucks are having a test drive open day from today until Saturday noon.