Everyone loves a limited edition truck! With 2019 marking the golden anniversary of Scania’s iconic engine, the Swedish truck maker has completely pulled out all the stops with this stunning special model. For the 50th birthday of the V8 engine, Scania are building just 25 of these S-cab Highline models for the UK market.
Here’s a rundown of the mouth-watering specification:
Available in two or three axle format
V8 engine (well, obviously)… the brochure and press release doesn’t actually say if there’s a choice of outputs. It’s a 650 in the pic, but there are of course 520, 580 and 730 options – we’ll have to update you on that one!
V8 Styling package which includes chrome trim and a rectangular exhaust pipe
Three exciting colours: Ruby Red, Arctic Silver and Sapphire Blue
Chrome air horns
Special badges on and in the cab
Special badges on the hub caps
Special badges on the mudflaps
Exclusive V8 puddle lights
Embossed seats with red stitching
All the usual goodies including microwave and coffee maker
Every owner will be presented with a specially-commissioned numbered certificate commemorating their purchase of a 50th anniversary Scania V8.
Vincente Connolly, UK Sales Director for Scania (Great Britain) Limited said: “Since its debut in 1969, the Scania V8 has been turning heads around the world. Today, it enjoys legendary status among operators and drivers alike and is regarded by many as the King of the Road. In the UK, the V8 is an integral part of our success story representing a significant proportion of our sales – especially to long-haul operators, particularly those in Scotland and Northern Ireland. We are therefore delighted to be celebrating the engine’s golden anniversary with this unique limited edition, and I would encourage anyone interested to contact their local Scania dealer as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.”
With a specification like this, it’s clear that these special editions won’t be around for long and are bound to be incredibly sought after.
Find out more about the 50th anniversary Scania V8 limited edition at: www.ownthelegend.co.uk
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