Closed as a marque in 2007, ERF trucks are still the vehicle of choice for some of the UK’s biggest businesses. The used ERF trucks for sale on TruckLocator.co.uk are still reliable when it comes to local and regional distribution and ERF’s heavy goods vehicles remain popular on the second-hand market as they provide great value for money.
ERF’s heavy trucks were built for purpose in Munich, with lighter vehicles built at its factory in Sandbach, Cheshire until 2002. The final range of ERF lorries were based on trucks produced by ERF’s owner MAN, which means that buyers looking for ERF models newer than 2007 should take a look at Truck Locator’s MAN page.
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ERF EC M 4 X 2 CURTAINSIDER - 2002 - AK52 KVF
2002 | Curtainsiders | 18000kg
ERF ECM Series Sleeper Cab. MAN 285 Bhp Turbo Air To Air Charge Cooled Euro 3 Engine. Eaton 9 Speed Syncromesh Gearbox. MAN Single Reduction Drive Axle. ECAS Drive Axle Air Suspension C/w In Cab Hand Held Controls. Full Disc Braking System C/w A.B.S. 24Ft Curtainside Body C/w Barn Doors And Wood Plank Flooring. Rear / Side Aperture: 8Ft 7in. Internal Height: 8Ft 9in. Maxin 1500 Kg Platform
ERF EC M 4X2 1300Ltr Fuel Tanker
2003 | Tankers
ERF ECM 4X2 18 Ton, 13000 Ltr Fuel Tanker, Manual Fuel Metre, Manual Gearbox, Day Cab, Only 247000 Km Rigid Trucks
ERF EC 8-280
1998 | Tankers
EC8-280 6x4 Fuel Tanker 1998 MANUAL GEARBOX **ADR SPEC** 20 Ltr Tank with 5 Compartments (3 x 5000 Ltr and 2 x 2500 Ltr), Air Suspension, Day Cab, Safety Rail, Rear Access Ladder, Front Reel, Side Storage Reel, Fireá Extinguisher Storage, Spill Storage Kit, Hands Free, Radio, CD, Analogue Tachograph, 8sp Manual Gearbox.
- STOCK NO. R353
ERF EC T 6 X 2 DRAWBAR BRICK CRANE AND TRAILER - 2007 -
2007 | Combi Vans | 26000kg
ERF ECT Series Sleeper Cab C/w Four Point Air Suspension. MAN D20 440 Bhp Turbo Air To Air Charge Cooled Euro 4 Engine. ZF 12 Speed As-Tronic Automatic Gearbox. MAN Single Reduction Drive Axle C/w Diff Lock. Ecas Drive Axle Air Suspension C/w In Cab Hand Held Controls. Air Suspended Rear Lift Axle. 19Ft Steel Framed Flatbed Body C/w Raised Headboard, Wood Plank Floor And Aluminium Dropsides.
ERF EC 11.380
2000 | Tractor Unit
good engine and gearbox cab tatty. Right Hand Drive
ERF EC 11 6X2
1997 | Tractor Unit | 44000kg
ERF EC S
2001 | Tractor Unit
6 x 4, 24ft FLAT, TWIST LOOKS,CUMMINS ENGINE,MANUAL,PESCI SE175/2 CRANE (2006). Right Hand Drive
ERF EC 11.380
1999 | Tractor Unit | 44000kg
ec11/380 tractor unit ,6x2 centre lift axle fitted with hydraulicssleeper cabin we can also arrange shipping worldwide, Transmission Speed: manual6x2. Right Hand Drive
ERF EC 8-27 6x4 Flatbed Beavertail 1996 MANUAL GEARBOX
1996 | Flats
EC 8-27 6x4 Flatbed Beavertail 1996 MANUAL GEARBOX Flatbed Beavertail Body, Steel Suspension, Day Cab, Hydraulic Fliptoe Ramps, Remote Control Winch, Rear Stabilisers, Tool Storage, Sunroof, Air Con, Analogue Tachograph, 9sp Manual Gearbox.
- STOCK NO. R208
ERF EC 8
2000 | Box Vans
EC8 6x4 Hookloader 2000 Eaton Manual Gearbox Broughton Hookloading Equipment, Rubber Suspension, Day Cab, Vertical Exhaust, 8sp Eaton Manual Gearbox.
- STOCK NO. R109
ERF was purchased by MAN AG from the Canadian group Western Star in 2000, after increasing pressure from the PACCAR-owned DAF. MAN closed the Cheshire factory in 2002 and relocated ERF’s operations to its own factories in Germany and Austria, with ERF continuing to operate as a marque in the UK until 2007. The MAN badge was used in other markets long before this point and the retirement of the ERF brand was more about consolidation than the standard of the trucks, which are still some of the most reliable and efficient ones on the market.
In fact, ERF has maintained a reputation for quality throughout its history, opting to buy in the best parts on the market rather than produce them in house – apart from the distinctive cabs and chassis. ERFs are still amongst the most popular British lorries ever produced, being cost-effective and still comfortable.
Trucks in the E Series were named by their engine size, with the models available being the E9 (9ltr), E10, E12 and E14. The same naming convention was continued after the launch of the EC series.
The EC Series was the last true British design from ERF, with subsequent trucks coming in the form of rebadged MAN trucks from Austria. The EC Series is arguably the best choice for local and regional drivers who specifically want a British truck. It’s worth bearing in mind, though, that the newer ECs did begin to incorporate more MAN parts, which, while still of high quality, were produced in Austria and Germany.
The ERF ES series of tippers and tankers is one of the most popular in its class and is a good choice for local and regional haulage.
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