It is the larger brother of the short-hood truck to see at the broadband headlights lights in the bumper. Even its hood is slightly larger over the nearly 11-liter six-cylinder. The windscreen is pulled further into the roof and the vehicle is overall slightly higher. Both versions are only available from specialist companies with extended cab. The permissible total weight will be rise up to 13.5 tonnes. Later it continues with 15 to 18 as a three-axle even up to 22 tons.
Pictured here is to see the truck with four wheel drive and tipper. After changing the type designation in 1963 it will be called 1620 and afford in spite of the same displacement and same rated speed only through the direct injection 154 kW (210 hp). It still works here after the precombustion chamber process, however, has already four valves per cylinder. The displacement still will be grow in the course of further development.
The engine (OM 326) originates with 126 kW (172 hp) from 1956 and is a further development of 67/315 series. It meets now with 141 kW (192 hp) precisely the legal requirements for 6 hp per ton for a 32-ton truck. It is composed with the most technical equipment features exactly equal to the cab-over series of the time. With the more powerful engines Mercedes moves on to the competition. 04/09