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Giti Tyres Big Test | Mountain Master

 
Giti Tyres Big Test
 December 2019     DAF CF FAT 530 6x4   Story Wayne Munro Photos Gerald Shacklock

Giti Tyres Big Test - Mountain Master

So, imagine you're the New Zealand distributor for a truck make and you need to put a new model through a bit of a Kiwi fitness test – ensure that it's going to be suitable in NZ conditions.

Check that the combination of its new automated manual transmission and revised 13-litre engine is going to be up to the job of dealing with NZ's steep, sharp up and downhills – as against the autobahn, auto strada, autoweg and auto route running that it's already been proven on in Europ...

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