|Engine||12.8 Ltrs, Euro-4|
|Rated power 380 hp @ 1400-1900 rpm|
|Max torque 1900 Nm @ 1000-1400 rpm|
|Gearbox||I-Shift, automated range / splitter gearbox|
|12 forward and 4 reverse gears|
|Tipper body capacity||23 Cu.m Box Body / 19.5 Cu.m Rock Body|
The Volvo D13A380 is a 380 hp, 12.8 litre in-line 6-cylinder engine designed to ensure excellent driving characteristics, high reliability and excellent fuel efficiency. The engine’s power is available virtually from idling speed, which ensures excellent starting traction. This power stays with you throughout and maximum torque is available high up the rev range (1900 Nm at 1000-1400 rpm). A wide economic speed range of 1000-1500 rpm helps to get the maximum fuel efficiency.
I-Shift transmission AT2612F is a 12-speed electronically controlled automated transmission, which is installed with advanced software optimized for construction operations. It is characterized by a fast gear changing system featuring minimum interruption in torque delivery during gear changing. The I-Shift can instantly predict and select the most appropriate ratio for efficient utilization of the engine without driver's intervention. And you always have the option of using the manual mode.
The Volvo FM 380 8x4 Tipper offers high load carrying capacity with a 33 tonne rear tandem axle with 4 planetary gears on the hub and new 10 tonne front axle. Rear bogie & front suspension is reinforced to withstand high loads under tough conditions. The strong chassis frame, reinforced with full length inner liner, provides high durability to the truck, while 12-20 cross-ply construction tyres ensure high traction and ground clearance essential for off-road applications.
The Volvo FM 380 8x4 comes factory-fitted with 23 Cu.m Body or 19.5 Cu.m Rock Body for various construction applications. The 23 Cu.m Box Body is meant for aggregate and soil movement in road construction and irrigation applications , while 19.5 Cu.m rock body is primarily meant for rock movement in quarry applications. The higher capacity body enables the customer to get high productivity without much brunt on the fuel efficiency. Ruggedness in-built in design and construction ensures enhanced life of the body under tough operating conditions.
Despite being a tougher truck, everything inside the cab feels more inviting. The gently curved dashboard not only looks appealing; it’s designed for an ergonomic and comfortable driving position with all buttons, instruments and storage within easy reach. Air-suspended seat with comfortable seat cushion and backrest provides perfect support and seating comfort. Sleeker steering column, enhances the knee space for driver, bringing more comfort to the driver.
Volvo is the only truck manufacturer in the world to meet the Swedish cab strength standards - the toughest in the world. The cab’s low position, combined with forward sloping dashboard and the slim rearview mirrors provides superior close-up visibility. The high-illumination head lamps offer enhanced light performance. The unique feature of automatic parking brake activation when the engine is turned off ensures high degree of safety even if the driver misses it.
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