The engine characteristics are truly extraordinary. High torque from low revs – something that really pays off in rugged terrain. And maximum torque that remains on tap across a wide rev range does wonders for the truck’s driving properties.
Massive braking effect
As you know, however, there are as many descents as there are ascents. And they can be as difficult to handle. That’s why we have VEB+, Volvo’s patented engine brake. With its enormous braking effect, it ensures you don’t risk losing control of your truck on steep downhill gradients.