Mercedes Atego | truck review @ Top Speed

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Mercedes-Benz Atego

Mercedes Atego

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Mercedes is the perfect truck for distribution in town. It comes with low consumption, outstanding reliability and agility. Customers can order a of five different cabs for the and each of these comes a choice of three different

The Atego comes with a of 4 and 6-cylinder in-line engines outputs between 150 and 279 hp. It comes a choice of three different gearboxes or a new 9-speed direct-drive (with eight forwards and one crawler gear). The latter’s gearshift ensures easy changes. Precise low-speed is also possible thanks to the low and reverse gear ratios. And is easier, since the gearshift oil is maintenance-free for the entire truck life.

There are four covering a wide range of The two S Day-Cabs are ideal for town – on the outside and spacious on the inside. The two L have space for comfortable – for overnight stops.

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The Atego has been designed as a in the weight categories from 7.5 to tonnes gross vehicle the range in which construction of the Atego series also is correspondingly large and ideal for use in the industry and ancillary trades.

The is available ex factory as a three-way an all-wheel drive dump a skip loader or as a dump with a crane. And to ensure there is nothing to be desired and above this range, is a frame concept with body-mounting ability: it has straight members and bores in a 50-millimetre The Atego is generally available different frame thick­nesses on the severity of the conditions it will in the application for which it is destined.

At the front of the vehicle, in the area of the the frame has been drawn allowing the cab to be positioned very low which makes it easy for the to get in and out. Mercedes-Benz can supply an with a movable bottom as an option on the all-wheel-drive variants. The gives on contact with and boulders, for instance, in off-road without sustaining any damage.

of five cab variants

The customer can a total of five different for the Atego, and each of these with a choice of three cockpits: The spectrum ranges the short S-cab and the extended with a 180-millimetre rear extension to the long cab with or a high roof. And, of importance for the construction industry: the variant is a crewcab which can five people.

The Atego is powered by four- and engines from the 900 model The performance spectrum of the four-cylinder (with displacements of 4.2 and 4.8 litres ranges from 95 to 160 kW. The six-cylinder with a displacement of 6.4 litres the range from 175 to 210 kW.

As part of the specification these engines are with six-and nine-speed transmissions from Mercedes-Benz, and are also two ZF manual transmissions for special applications. On the G 131-9 transmission Mercedes-Benz offers operation and pneumatic shift assistance, reducing effort on the part to a minimum.

Automated for the medium-duty class

Mercedes-Benz Atego

Mercedes-Benz was a in the field of automated transmissions for trucks when it developed the available Telligent automatic for the Atego up to 175 kW: this automated transmission, based on the Telligent transmission in the Actros and launched in was the first of its kind and remains as as ever.

For special applications with the there is also the option of an controlled fully automatic from Allison: there is a of five or six gears, a hydrodynamic converter or a torque converter clutch.

Engine start/stop for low consumption

The Atego’s fuel-saving system is celebrating its tenth and has never before been met more enthusiasm by customers. It fuel consumption by an average of up to percent. The way this automatic functions is very simple: it the engine off whenever the truck has at a standstill for at least three the trans­mission is in neutral and the clutch is not If the driver then steps on the the engine is immediately and automatically on again. The installation rate for the start/stop systems stands at 46

The Atego Blue Tec Hybrid for a GVW of 11.99 tonnes has been customer trials for a while now and has become available for ordering from 2010). The parallel combines the compact 160 kW four-cylinder OM 924 LA a 44-kW electric engine takes care of moving off and the diesel engine above all at low and mid speeds. The potential for saving in practice amounts to 10 to 15 percent.

The is now available as a particularly eco-friendly EEV in five output settings 130 kW upwards) the standard is met through the of in-engine measures and without an particulate filter.

Improved corrosion inhibitor

A further new for the Atego and also available for the and Axor model series is an corrosion inhibitor for the frame, for during salt-intensive applications as winter maintenance. Instead of tectyl, which stains Mercedes-Benz now uses a transparent inhibitor (Carlofon 81), makes it easier to check the surfaces and is generally more pleasing.

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Mercedes-Benz Atego


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