Giti Tyres Big Test | Mighty Merc

 
Giti Tyres Big Test
 August 2019     MERCEDES-BENZ AROCS SLT 8x6   Story Brian Cowan Photos Gerald Shacklock

Giti Tyres Big Test: Mighty Merc

Location: The Saddle Road, across the Ruahine Ranges. Time: Nightfall, early winter. 

Conditions: Heavy drizzle, turning into steady light rain as the climb progresses.

Payload: Fabricated metal bridge beam – 22 metres long, by 2.2m high….and weighing 50.5 tonnes.

Holy rows of eight Batman, this sounds like a job for a REALLY serious heavy-haul combination!

And that's what we've got Robin – in the form of Tomoana Warehousing's Mercedes-Benz Arocs ...

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