Astra is the Iveco brand associated with extreme on and
off- highway applications and fully off-highway quarry and
On the Iveco stand at the Bauma 2010 the new Astra
super heavy duty HHD8 6x6 tipper chassis will make the
international debut. Sporting the Cursor 13 engine rated
at 480 cv (353 kW) and driving through the Allison HD
4700 fully automatic 7 speed hydrodynamic transmission.
This is a work horse fully at home off-highway where it is
able to be loaded to 50t gross vehicle mass. On-highway,
especially suitable for the transport of indivisible loads,
the HHD8 has a maximum gross train mass of 120t.
In the external exhibition area is an example of an Astra
articulated full off highway dumper, the ADT 30. This remarkable vehicle is fitted with the FPT Cursor 10 engine
certified to the non-road machinery exhaust emissions
Tier 3 standard and developing 260 kW. Drive is through
a fully automated ZF transmission to the 6x6 drive arrangement with fully powered chassis steering. This exceptional vehicle works fully off highway with a payload
of over 28t.