IVECO releases new engine horsepower and transmission options for Eurocargo range
Posted: 16-Jun-2020 |

IVECO has added a new engine horsepower and transmission option to its medium-duty, Euro6 Eurocargo range, providing operators with added power while increasing transmission choices to better suit a range of applications.

The new higher power 'Tector 7' engine is available on ML160 and ML180 variants and
produces 320 hp (239 kW) at 2,500rpm and 1,100 Nm of torque at 1,250 rpm, from the 6-
cylinder, 6.7 litre unit. This new engine option ups power and torque by 40 hp and 100 Nm
over the standard engine.

As with the other engines across the Euro6 Eurocargo range, the latest addition meets the
stringent Euro6 (Step D) measure using IVECO's innovative 'HI-SCR' system, a single after-treatment system featuring passive DPF (Diesel Particulate Filter).

The HI-SCR system is simple, lightweight and efficient, and provides many benefits compared to EGR and SCR equivalents, including reduced fuel consumption and reduced tare weight. The system also uses fewer components for increased simplicity and does not require driver regeneration, providing reduced vehicle downtime.

The new transmission option, which is available across the range including ML120 models, is the proven ZF 'Eurotronic' 12-Speed automated manual and brings the number of transmission choices available in the range to four. The other three choices are the ZF 6-speed automated, 9-speed manual and the Allison 5-speed full automatic.

IVECO New Zealand Dealer Principal, Jason Keddie, said the new specifications would increase the appeal of the Euro6 Eurocargo models and open up some new applications for the range.
"The availability of a 320 hp / 1,100 Nm engine option, combined with the 12-speed Eurotronic AMT, provides a great package for operators wanting to tow a trailer (32 tonne GCM available – subject to application approved)," Mr Keddie said.

The added output, plus broader spread of gears, delivers improved gradeability performance
and makes the Eurocargo ideal for operators engaged in a range of metropolitan and regional work.

"For general freight and more specialised applications, such as car carrying, container or
construction where operators may need to transport extra vehicles, cargo or small to medium machines, there's now a Eurocargo to suit."

Prior to making the new specification options available in New Zealand, IVECO Australia
conducted local trials over a two-year period during which time four vehicles covered 400,000 plus kilometres over a range of operating conditions.

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