The Volvo FH 440 4.2
Volvo FM - Designed for the road
The world of long distance hauling means encountering a different set of performance demands. Offering world leading driveline, safety and comfort, the Volvo FH is built to meet these demands. Mile after mile, the Volvo FH will offer you excellent driveability. It is a fuel efficient truck that gets on with the demanding work of long haul – and is quick and profitable while doing it. Also, it is a great truck for construction work.
The Volvo FH can be suited with leaf springs of parabolic or conventional type. Conventional leaf springs are sometimes used on construction trucks, for good stability and when high axle weights can be expected. Parabolic leaf springs are mostly used in front axle suspensions and they can be combined with air, parabolic or conventional rear suspension.
D13A engine; 440 hp
With SCR the engine meets Euro 4 and Euro 5 Volvo Engine Brake (VEB/VEB+) as option Can be fitted with 1000 Nm engine driven power take-off High torque within a wide engine speed range The D13A engine is a 12.8 litres, straight, 6-cylinder diesel engine with turbocharger and intercooler. The engine is available with a choice of power outputs, 400, 440, 480 and 520 hp.
The most common accident scenarios include a full frontal collision or a roll-over accident. When the cab is struck by an exterior object, its primary task is to transfer energy backwards in order to maintain sufficient survival space inside.