Giti Tyres Big Test
 May 2021     KENWORTH T410 SAR 6x4   Story Brian Cowan Photos Gerald Shacklock

Giti Tyres Big Test: Fabulous...AND functional

Okay, so yes – this is a test of a new Kenworth that’s the first of its kind in the country….

But let’s just say upfront that whatever else this T410 SAR is, its immediate impact lies in its looks. It is, quite simply, spectacular. It’s very, very likely that there’ll be a Best in Show award (probably many) in this truck’s future. 

Invercargill operator Eden Haulage has built a reputation for smart-looking unit...

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