Giti Tyres Big Test
 October 2019     INTERNATIONAL PROSTAR R8 HD DAY CAB 8x4   Story Dave McLeod Photos Gerald Shacklock

Giti Tyres Big Test: Pioneer ProStar

Once upon a time (well, three to seven years ago,to be more precise) New Zealand had Cat logtrucks.

Then, in 2017 the Cat headed off towards extinction, with no new progeny to be produced. 

The short-lived Caterpillar experiment in selling its own brand of trucks – running re-purposed, re-engineered Cat C15 engines – was over.

Now though the first of a new breed of Cat lookalikes is being seen in the forests of New Zealand's East Coast/Poverty Bay. Sim...

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