A very unique truck with an excellent crane and extra good off-road ability
Scanias are known for their design, quality build, longevity and driver friendliness.
It is superb to drive, has a good turning circle, is quiet and drives like a car
Once off road, you can select the interaxle lock on the rear tandems and/or the rear cross locks
If the going gets really rough you can select the front axle drive, a formidable combination of traction
The fully adjustable air ride seat is awesome, the cab is compact yet converts into a sleeper, has a roof hatch, air conditioning. fridge, power windows, mirrors etc
The auto/manual gearbox is simple, easy and relaxing to drive All controls are ready to hand
Access is excellent with wide opening doors and easy steps
The all steel chequer plate deck is 6.1mt long and 2.5 mt wide and has sturdy head and tailboards, tie downs and rope rails
There are working lights, flashing roof beacon, bullbar toolbox, 2 alloy fuel tanks, steps at all 4 corners, and sprung-loaded tail lights
The Hiab 211 EH-6 crane has both manual and radio remote controls, has a max lift of 7,200kg at 2.3 mt and outreaches to 16mts where it lifts 680 kg
Other worthwhile features include external hydraulics to end of the boom, extra stabilizer legs at the front, wire rope winch and a double safety control system
The whole rig is as near new as you can get with just 36,000 km and 306 hours on it
Considering what this would cost to put on the road today, this combination represents excellent value for someone needing a very special crane and the ability to go offroad and be completely independent.