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Mercedes get in on the Actros

HERE'S a giant for you – and I reckon it will cost upwards of €250,000. It is the Mercedes Actros SLT, designed 'heavy haulage'.

It can work on its own carrying up to 250 tonnes or as a train with as many as three tractors and 750 tonnes. As a 'train' it could be as long as 100 metres.

There are 6x4 and 8x4 versions initially but there will be other all-wheel drive versions (6x6, 8x6 and 8x8) with as much as 630bhp.

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