For long-distance work, Actros relies on highly economical, second-generation Euro 6 engines – the OM470 and OM471 – covering four displacement categories, from 7.7L to 15.6L, with power output ratings from 238hp (175kW) to 625hp (460kW), and up to 3000Nm maximum torque.
- Finely tuned powertrain configurations.
- Hypoid rear axle for reduced friction.
- Smart drive programs.
- Efficient auxiliary systems.
- Sophisticated aerodynamics.
PowerShift 3. This automated transmission delivers superior handling and enhanced fuel economy through fast, precise gear selection and a range of pre-programmed drive modes including ‘Economy’, ‘Power’ and ‘Fleet’. High-ratio reverse gears ensure easy manoeuvring, while pulling away from standstill is improved thanks to the crawl function.
Predictive Powertrain Control. This optional system integrates the optimal driving style for the route ahead into the operation of the automatic transmission.