Expedition Truck Makes It Possible To Explore Polar Areas With Efficiency And Comfort

The expedition truck is an innovative 4×4 polar expedition truck concept that can help researchers to explore challenging polar areas with ultimate functionalities. The rare combination of relatively short wheelbase with large off-road tires, along with the tire-pressure system, makes the vehicle able to overcome any kid of obstacles during the journey. The vehicle is designed for three passengers inside a fully suspended cabin with rally like seating arrangements, making the journey completely safe and comfortable. The truck features space for the research tools on its back and a compartment for the passengers to sleep and eat. The PACCAR 12.9 liter MX373 engine of the vehicle produces 510 bhp of power at 1900 rpm, making it able to perform excellent in extreme polar conditions.

expedition truck

expedition truck

expedition truck

expedition truck

expedition truck

Specifications from the Designer

• Wheelbase; 4,40 m
• Overall length; 6,20 m
• Overall width; 2,20 m
• Weight; 8.800 kg (incl. fuel)
• Volume of the tank; 520 L, incl spare fuel
• Axles; Timony, with double wish-bones
• Suspension; VSE with DTS (dynamic truck suspension)
• Engine; PACCAR 12,9 liter MX375
• Power; 510 bhp @ 1,900 rpm
• Torque; 2,500 Nm @ 1,400 rpm

Designer : Maarten Timmer

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Stephen Russell says: April 2, 2010

Test this in Alaska, & CO, WY, MT, ME, Canada, No EU, No Russia, China alone.







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