International Truck 2017: winner announcedSeptember 21, 2016
At the auto show in Hanover, September 21, announced the winner of the prestigious competition – International Truck 2017.
At the IAA Commercial Vehicle Salon in 2016, which opened on September 21 for journalists, announced the winners of the international competition truck in 2017. Thus, International Truck of the Year title in 2017 received the coveted Scania trucks of the R and S. Recall that the Swedish new generation of trucks made its debut in Paris, 23 August.
Jury International Truck of the Year, which includes journalists from the specialized automotive publications from 25 countries of Europe, gave Scania trucks of the R and S total of 149 points.
As a result, the Swedes were far ahead of its nearest rival – main trucks IVECO Stralis XP / NP, scored only 90 points. In third place was the long-range truck Mercedes-Benz Actros, has recently received a new turbodiesel OM 471.
Recall that the new Scania trucks of the R and S have a number of innovative solutions. In particular, the first in a class of heavy trucks cars can be equipped with side curtain airbags, which significantly increases the chances of survival for the driver and his partner in the event of truck rollover.
So the title of International Truck 2017 – the deserved victory for all Scania team.