GITI Tyres Big Test | King of the Hills

 
GITI Tyres Big Test
 February 2022     Scania 770 S 6x4   Story Colin Smith Photos Gerald Shacklock

GITI Tyres Big Test - King of the Hills

Kenny Wilson reckons the hills are disappearing from 

New Zealand’s highways.

“Especially in the North Island – it seems like they’re taking the

hills away,” he says with a grin.

Most other Kiwi truck drivers may not have noticed sudden changes in the topography. But then, they don’t have the keys to the most powerful series production truck on NZ roads!

Driving for Brett Marsh Transport, Kenny moved into...

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