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 ES ES6
1998 | Tankers
12000 LITRE 4 POT TOP/BOTTOM LOADING HOSEREEL METER
ERF EC T 6 X 2 PET REGS TRACTOR UNIT - 2005 - DA54 YCT
2005 | Tractor Unit | 44000kg
Cummins 390 Bhp Euro 3 Engine, Jake Brake, 16 Speed Manual, Twinline Hydraulics, Lightweight Midlift, Air Suspension, Slider, Disc Brakes, Full Pet Regs, Susie Boom, Alloy Wheels/Fuel Tank, Sleeper Cab, Electric Windows/Mirrors, Sunroof, Air Con, Night He ERF ECT Series Full Sleeper Cab. Cummins ISME 390 Bhp Turbo Air To Air Charge Cooled Euro 3 Engine. Jacobs 2 Stage Engine Brake. ZF 16 Speed
ERF E Series E10 6x4 Double drive
1989 | Specialist
ERF EC ECX
2003 | Flats | 26000kg
ERF ECX 6X2 REAR LIFT MANUAL GEARBOX 280 BHP THIS VEHICLE HAS ALL MAN RUNNING GEAR. IN GOOD ALL ROUND CONDITION FOR YEAR IDEAL FOR EXPORT CHOICE OF VEHICLES FROM 2003-2005 PRICES RANGES FROM £4650-£6000 PLEASE CALL FOR FURTHER DETAILS
ERF ES ECX HIGHROOF 6 X 2 CURTAINSIDER - 2002 - AK02 F
2002 | Curtainsiders | 26000kg
Cummins ISME 345 Bhp Euro 3 Engine, Jake Brake, 16 Speed Manual, Rear Lift, Air Suspension, 28Ft Curtainside Body, Barn Doors, 1500 Kg Taillift, Sleeper Cab, Electric Windows/Mirrors, Night Heater, CD Player, Cruise, Tested November 2015. ERF ECX Series Highroof Sleeper Cab C/w 4 Point Cab Air Suspension. Cummins ISME 345 Bhp Turbo Air To Air Charge Cooled Euro 3 Engine. Jacobs 2 Stage Engine
ERF EC T 26.550
2002 | Tractor Unit | 44000kg
ERF ECT 26.550,Double Sleeper,6x2 Mid-Lift,Air Con,Comfort Shift Manual Gearbox,Heated Seat,Sliding 5th Wheel,Sun Roof,MOT July 2015,In Good Condition. Tractor Units
ERF EC M 7.22 TANKER
2003 | Tankers
EXCELLENT CONDITION 220HP Engine.
ERF ES ECT 390 6X4
2005 | Tractor Unit
DOUBLE DRIVE, SPRING SUSPENSION, 16 SPEED MANUAL GEARBOX, TWIN SLEEPER CAB, 70% TYRES Tractor Units
ERF E E10
1988 | Chassis Cabs | 30000kg
ERF E10 chassis cab 8x4 Rockwell double drive on rubber suspension, 8 speed Eaton gearbox, Cummins L10 engine 1988 year, good running order, £2450
ERF EC 11 340 8x4 Steel Tipper
1999 | Tippers | 32000kg
1999 ERF EC11 340 8x4 Steel Tipper Double Drive Double Diff, 340hp Cummins Engine, 16 Speed ZF Manual Gearbox, Radio/Stereo, Excellent Condition, £12,750 CIF up to Walvis Bay, Namibia
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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