The versatile specialist with excellent handling and operating economy.
4×2, 6×2, 6×4, 8×2 or 8×4
D11 or D13 (330 to 480 hp)
The new Volvo FH series
The new Volvo FMX
The new Volvo FM
The more fuel you can carry, the less often you need to refuel. On the new Volvo FM, we’ve moved things around to make even more room for fuel. Numerous tank sizes are available and can be added in different combinations, increasing the possibility of carrying the maximum legal amount of fuel.
Some applications pose very specific demands on chassis layout. On the new Volvo FM, some of the chassis equipment can be moved out the way to make room for the superstructure, providing a flexibility that’s hard to match.
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We’ve moved the battery box 300 mm to make room for some 100–120 extra litres of fuel. But that’s not all. It can also be installed at the rear and moved out of the way completely (on air-suspended tractors). This corresponds to an additional 300 litres of fuel space, and facilitates body building.
If you’re like most people, refuelling is something you want to do as cheaply and as seldom as possible. That’s why the Volvo FM can be equipped with a vast range of fuel tanks in different shapes, positions, heights, volumes and materials. Sizes range from 150 to 900 litres and can be combined in numerous ways to maximise your fuel capacity.
On tractors, the air compressor control unit has now been moved to the area between the chassis frames, providing more room for chassis-mounted equipment or fuel tanks.
Depending on your truck’s specification, the air tanks can be installed in a multitude of different positions. This allows for even greater flexibility.
If your superstructure requires it, it’s often possible to have your Volvo FM specified with all equipment on one side, so the bodybuilder can have the other side to himself.