Mercedes Actros - Tractor Mercedes Actros
Actros is a range of carriers and tractors produced by the German manufacturer Mercedes since 1997, replacing the SK range. It is the largest heavyweight produced by the manufacturer. The Mercedes Actros was voted “Truck of the Year” in 1997, 2004, 2009 and 2012. Equipped as standard with a Mercedes PowerShift3 automated gearbox, the Actros are available with 4 power categories, from 420 to 510 horses. They support a GVW of 18 to 26 tons depending on the model, and a GVW of 40 tons. The tanks of the Actros can hold up to 1,300 liters of diesel, which is very useful for long haul transport. There are four types of cab for the Mercedes Actros: ClassicSpace, StreamSpace, BigSpace and GigaSpace (very large volume). Equipped with a 6-cylinder BlueEfficiency Power diesel engine (7.7 liters, 10.7 liters, 12.8 liters or 15.6 liters), the Mercedes Actros benefits from high-pressure Common Rail X-Pulse injection. For the Euro 5 standard, the fuel economy was 7% higher than the results obtained for the Euro 4 standard. For the transition to the Euro 6 standard, it has further increased (5% more savings). The Actros are equipped with a particulate filter, SCR with the addition of Adblue and EGR.