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Giti Tyres Big Test | Full Cream Kenworth

 
Giti Tyres Big Test
 November 2019     KENWORTH T410 DAY CAB 8x4   Story Dave McLeod Photos Gerald Shacklock

Giti Tyres Big Test: Full Cream Kenworth Mangonui Haulage driver Bruce Gregory is emphatic: His new Kenworth is “the best truck I’ve ever pulled liquids with.”Maybe so, you may be muttering, but who the hell is this Gregory fella – and why’s his opinion relevant? Well, there’s a few things: He’s the guy who’s driving New Zealand’s first ever T410 8x4 on tanker work. He’s also a bloke who’s done over 40 years behind the wheel – fully 25 of them driving tankers:..

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Giti Tyres Big Test | Pioneer ProStar

 
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. Similar…but not the..

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Giti Tyres Big Test | Fit for a Legend

 
Giti Tyres Big Test
 September 2019     SCANIA S650 8x4   Story Brian Cowan Photos Gerald Shacklock

Giti Tyres Big Test: Fit for a Legend In the ongoing contest between European truckmakers as to who has the most luxurious, best appointed and most driver-friendly cab interior, Scania has a new contender. In fact, the second generation of its PRT heavy range – and in particular its all-new S-Series sleeper cab, with its high roof and completely flat floor – is a potential winner. That’s no big surprise: Scania has had the benefit of calling on some impressive expertise in the newcomer’s development. T..

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