First Scania R 730 goes to work

Wright Self Drive of Welshpool just got the first 730 hp Scania V8 tractor unit.  This makes the Welsh transport firm the first operator to take a Scania R 730, recently launched as the world’s most powerful truck.  The truck in question is a tag-axle 6×2 tractor with Scania Opticruise gearbox, Scania Driver Support and ‘Griffin’ standard sleeper cab.  It will do sub-contract work, pulling fridge, low loader and forestry trailers both in the UK and on the continent.  The firm runs five other Scanias and 20 vans and light trucks.  West Pennine Trucks did the deal and its Oswestry depot will do the maintenance.
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