Scania R Series Trucks For Sale

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The Scania R Series won the International Truck of the Year award in 2005 and again in 2010, so it is fair to say that it has been at or near the top of the game for many years. It would also be fair to say that Scania has for a long time produced some of the very best trucks on the market, especially with the much-loved V8 engine. As a repeated Truck of the Year winner from a top name, your expectations of the Scania R Series will therefore be high and the truck doesn’t disappoint.

The build quality is absolutely first-class, payload is great and their safety record is outstanding. They also offer some of the best fuel economy figures in the sector.

 

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Scania R Series R480
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Scania R Series R480 POA
2007 | Tractor Unit | 44000kg 2007 (07), SCANIA R480, 6X2 MIDLIFT, MANUAL GEARBOX, ALL ROUND EXCELLENT CONDITION. SCANIA
Scania R Series  R480 TOPLINE 6 X 2 TRACTOR UNIT -
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Scania R Series R480 TOPLINE 6 X 2 TRACTOR UNIT - £12,750.00
2009 | Tractor Unit | 44000kg Scania R Series Twinsleeper Cab C/w 4 Point Cab Air Suspension. Scania 480 Bhp Turbo Air To Air Charge Cooled Euro 4 Engine. Scania 12 Speed Opticruise Gearbox. Gearbox Driven Tipping Hydraulics C/w Chassis Mounted Aluminium Hydraulic Tank And In Cab Controls. Scania Single Reduction Drive Axle C/w Diff Lock. Ecas Drive Axle Air Suspension C/w In Cab Controls. Air Suspended Lightweight Midlift
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Scania R Series 20R420 6X2 Drawbar Crane Rig
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Scania R Series 20R420 6X2 Drawbar Crane Rig POA
2008 | Crane Vehicle | 26000kg 6x2 Rear lift & steer 12 speed manual gearbox, Air conditioning, Fridge,Reversing camera, 8.5 ton front axle, 50mm air assist hitch, Atlas 105.2 Top seat crane,Kinshoffer KM332 grab, 21ft alloy dropside flat. 2008 Wheelbase tri axle 24 ton gross, Merc discs,Front lift axle, 20ft5" alloy dropside flat. Mileage 570,000kms MOT Feb 2017
PM Commercials Ltd
Scania R Series R420 6X2 Demount Drawbar Rig.
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Scania R Series R420 6X2 Demount Drawbar Rig. POA
2007 | Drawbars | 26000kg 6x2 Rear Lift Original Build, FULL air suspension,26/44 ton drawbar spec, 3 pedal Opticruise Gearbox, Air Conditioning, 8 ton front axle, 57mm air hitch, fitted 24` 7" x 7` 8" Abel demountable Curtainsided Body`s, hardwood floors with barn doors, C/W Abel 24 ton tri axle trailer drum brakes, 17.5` twin wheels, fitted 24` 7" x 7` 8" Abel Demount bodys, raise and lower 57mm eye with 6` 8" drawbar
PM Commercials Ltd
Scania R Series R420
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Scania R Series R420 POA
2005 | Specialist 2005 (05), SCANIA R420 4X2 MANUAL GEARBOX, SLEEPER CAB, ALL ROUND EXCELLENT CONDITION. SCANIA
Scania R Series R420 Midlift Topline Tractor Unit
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Scania R Series R420 Midlift Topline Tractor Unit £11,950.00
2009 | Tractor Unit | 44000kg 2009 Scania R420 6x2 Midlift Topline Tractor Unit, 12 Speed Opticruise Gearbox, Twin Bunks, Full Wind Deflector Kit, Radio/Stereo, Excellent Condition - We can organise shipping to any Worldwide Destination - Contact for a quote
Law Exports Ltd
Scania R Series  R420 TOPLINE 6 X 2 TRACTOR UNIT -
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Scania R Series R420 TOPLINE 6 X 2 TRACTOR UNIT - £10,950.00
2007 | Tractor Unit | 44000kg Scania R Series Twinsleeper Cab C/w 4 Point Cab Air Suspension. Scania 420 Bhp Turbo Air To Air Charge Cooled Euro 4 Engine. Scania 12 Speed Opticruise Gearbox. Scania Single Reduction Drive Axle C/w Diff Lock. Ecas Drive Axle Air Suspension C/w In Cab Controls. Air Suspended Midlift/Steer Axle. Fixed Fifth Wheel C/W Run Up Ramps. Full Disc Braking System C/w ABS/EBS And Switchable Traction
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Scania R Series RHD  R-SRS R470 6X2 M LIFT TRACTOR
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Scania R Series RHD R-SRS R470 6X2 M LIFT TRACTOR POA
2005 | Tractor Unit | 44000kg Topline, DT12 06 470, Semi-Auto, 1085450km,
R. C. Tuxford Exports
Scania R Series R230
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Scania R Series R230 £9,995.00
2007 | Curtainsiders Scania R230 4x2 Curtainside, year 2007, 07 reg, (BX07 OHK), sleeper cab, 28 feet body, underslung tail lift, manual gearbox, 18 tonnes. Clock reads 740233 kms. H: 4.00 L: 11.00 W: 2.50 metres
GS International Trucks Ltd
Scania R Series R480
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Scania R Series R480 £14,995.00
2009 | Specialist Manual 480 hiline very clean
Steer Commercials Ltd
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Click on the dates in the timeline below to view interesting events in the Scania R Series's history. Click on the circles in the timeline to view key model updates and face lifts
01.01.2004
Launch
Scania R-Series introduced.
01.01.2005
Truck of the year
R-Series wins truck of the year.
01.01.2009
Second generation launched
Second generation of the R-Series launched, with more aerodynamic appearance and significant changes to the Scania Opticruise Gearbox.
01.01.2010
Truck of the year
R-Series wins truck of the year.

The R Series is Scania’s 44-tonne flagship and the redesign of 2009 made it one of the most imposing and impressive trucks in the segment. These later trucks have a distinctive grille, flowing lines and colour-coded sideskirts to create a tractor that looks just as good as it runs. The changes weren’t just for show and actually improved the aerodynamics, albeit fractionally by 0.6%. Inside the cab, the wraparound dash features better plastics and the general fixtures and fittings are of a class that leave you in no doubt that you are in a premium cab. Visibility is excellent and the driver’s seat is good, but it still doesn’t have the armrests that you will find in the Volvo FH, for example.

Scania R Series Fully Spec'd

Engines have been good throughout the life of the Scania R Series and later models go up to the mighty 730hp unit on the R730. This is truly one of the best engines you will find on the market today in terms of both acceleration and sheer pulling power, with torque at a huge 3,500 Nm between 1,000 and 1,350 rpm. These engines can be paired with the Opticruise gearbox, which offers smooth and timely cog shifts and absolutely no need for any manual intervention. If you just can’t resist, however, you can switch to manual at the push of a button and make changes via the right-hand steering column stalk. The suspension setup is the usual parabolic steel springs at the front, with shockers and anti-roll bars. At the back the air suspension has automatic levelling. It’s a simple system but well tuned to offer fantastic handling and a comfortable ride.

Unsurprisingly, residuals on the Scania R Series are strong and second-hand examples hold their price well. On the other hand, you get a rock-solid truck with a fantastic engine, good economy and superb all-round comfort and ergonomics in the cab. For many, the Scania R Series remains at the top of the wish list.

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Read some of the reviews left by Trucklocator users regarding the Scania R Series below. You can also view all Scania R Series reviews.

R Series the best 4.5/5 by Scan The Man The Scania R is still truck of the year for me. I have to say I'm very impressed with Scania. I run a 2010 R Series 4x2 tractor with normal sleeper cab and I couldn't be happier with it. It's... Read full review
A swish Swede 4.5/5 by Swish Tony In my opinion the Scania R is about as close to perfection as it gets in this class. I have an R480 6x2 tractor from 2007 and I’m pleased as punch with it (can you tell?). With the Opti Cruise... Read full review

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