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 R420 6 X 2 TRACTOR UNIT -
2008 | Tractor Unit | 44000kg
Scania R Series Sleeper Cab C/w 4 Point Air Suspension. Scania 420 Bhp Turbo Air To Air Charge Cooled Euro 4 Engine. Scania 12 Speed Opti Cruise Semi Automatic 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. Full Disc Brake System C/w ABS/EBS And Switchable Traction Control. Jost Sliding Fifth Wheel
Scania R Series
2006 | Tractor Unit
Scania R420 6×2 Manual gear box £7500
Scania R Series R420 6x2 Midlift Highline Tractor Unit
2008 | Tractor Unit | 44000kg
2008 Scania R420 6x2 Midlift Highline Sleeper Cab Tractor Unit, 12 Speed Manual Gearbox, Twin Bunks, Full Wind Deflector Kit, Excellent Condition, We can ship this truck to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania for ?ú2,500 or Walvis Bay, Namibia for ?ú2,000
Scania R Series R420 6 X 2 TRACTOR UNIT -
2009 | Tractor Unit | 44000kg
Scania R Series Sleeper Cab C/w 4 Point Air Suspension. Scania 420 Bhp Turbo Air To Air Charge Cooled Euro 4 Engine. Scania 12 Speed Opti Cruise Semi Automatic Gearbox. Gearbox Driven Tipping Hydraulics C/w Chassis Mounted Aluminium Hydraulic Oil 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
Scania R Series R420 HIGHLINE ADR SPEC 6 X 2 TRACTOR UNIT -
2006 | 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 3 Engine. Scania 12 Speed Opticruise Gearbox. Gearbox Driven Twinline Hydraulics C/w Hydropak And Compressor Discharge Equipment. Scania Single Reduction Drive Axle C/w Diff Lock. Ecas Drive Axle Air Suspension C/w In Cab Controls. Air Suspended Lightweight Midlift Axle. Fixed Fifth
Scania R Series R420
2008 | Curtainsiders | 26000kg
Topline twin sleeper with Full air deflector kit
3 Pedal Opticruise gearbox with Retarder
Factory fitted refrigerator
Adaptive Cruise control
Ambient night lighting
25ft10 Curtainside body with full sliding roof
Rear lift axle
Full air suspension
Scania R Series R420 6x2 mid lift sleeper cab (2005)
2005 | Tractor Unit | 44000kg
This is used SCANIA truck for sale from Oswestry-based truck exprt specialists, commercial vehicle dealer, N A Commercials.
Scania R Series R480LA6x2/4MNA
2011 | Refrigerated Box
600L Fuel Capacity, Air Conditioning, Fridge, Twin Bunks, Sliding 5th Wheel
Scania R Series R400LA6x2/4MNA
2011 | Tractor Unit | 44000kg
A/C, Sliding 5th Wheel, Twin Bunks, 600L Fuel Capacity
Scania R Series R560 V8
2013 | Refrigerated Box | 26000kg
Sliding 5th Wheel, Twin Bunks, Air Conditioning, 610L Fuel Capacity, Fridge, Twin Bunks
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.
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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