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New Swiss trucks for Geneva

17th December 1971
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Page 27, 17th December 1971 — New Swiss trucks for Geneva
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• Three new models will be shown by the Swiss truck manufacturer Adolph Saurer, of Arbon, at the Geneva Motor Show in January. All three will be available as Saurer vehicles or with the Berna nameplate which is now also owned by this manufacturer.

The two most important models have forward-control cabs of modern appearance, the biggest being a 6 x 4 rated at 26,000 kg gross weight with a maximum payload of just over 14 tons. This is the 5DF (or 5VF in Bema form) and has a turbocharged six:ylinder type D I KT diesel of 310 bhp (DIN).

The second model, the Saurer 4DF/ Berna 4VF, has a gross weight of about 16 ions and a payload of about 9 tons. It has a 2.00 bhp 6-cylinder normally-aspirated iiesel.

The third newcomer is a prototype normal:ontrol tipper, the 4DM/4VM, with the same !00 bhp engine as the 4DF. It has a gross weight of just over 15 tons and a payload A' a little under 9 tons.

Godfrey Davis truck rental has established

new depot to cover the North-East in Newastle-upon-Tyne. Separate from the car hire 'ranch it is situated in Forth Road, behind k1ewcastle railway station in the city centre. 'he vehicle-servicing facilities are provided y R. H. Patterson and Co Ltd.


People: Godfrey Davis
Locations: Geneva

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