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Giti Tyres Big Test
 July 2019     VOLVO FM13 6x4 B-RIDE “TIPPER SPEC” DAY CAB   Story Dave McLeod Photos Gerald Shacklock

Giti Tyres Big Test: Fan Base

It's the Volvo that people are buying when they can't afford a Volvo – or can't justify their price anyway.

Okay, so Volvo is definitely not what you'd call a budget truck….but it is trying to meet the tipper market halfway, with a kind of "base-spec" FM model that goes without a couple of fancy (ie, more expensive) features.

On our way to experience first-hand what one of these more basic Volvos is like, I can't help it – my mind runs riot thinking about what they wil...

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