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Volvo Fl7 Truck Specifications

Updated April 17, 2017

Most people associate Volvo with cars and SUVs. Surprisingly to some, they also happen to manufacture a line of heavy-duty trucks that was introduced in 1985. If you are in the market to buy a heavy-duty truck, you may want to consider purchasing the Volvo Fl7 heavy-duty truck.

Engine

The Volvo Fl7 heavy-duty truck comes with a 318-BHP 10-liter engine. BHP stands for boiler horsepower. According to Volvo, the driveline components of the Fl7 allow its use during heavy-duty distribution, construction site operation and regional transport.

Chassis

The Volvo Fl7 heavy-duty truck also comes with several chassis options. The truck has the ability to incorporate itself into two-, three- and four-axle vehicles that use full-air-suspension axles allowing for extra cushioning and fast load exchanges between carriers.

Advanced Cabin Design

According to Volvo, the Fl7 heavy-duty truck, compared to its competitors, features several ergonomic upgrades, including sound insulation, cab suspension, and a modified dashboard that is designed to place the dashboard instruments and handles in easy sight of the driver and within easy reach.

Multi-Purpose Options

The Volvo Fl7 also features several cab options that can make the truck multipurpose. These include a short day cab, which allows for maximum payload and load area, a sleeper cab that has a single bunk, and a crew cab that is often used by community vehicles such as fire trucks.

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Noah Kain began writing in 2008 for Baltimore Metromix, reviewing restaurants, music and national politics. In 2010 he had three poems published in "Stevenson University's Spectrum Literary Magazine" and has also recorded albums and toured with his band, Mother Nature's Son. Kain graduated from Stevenson University with a Bachelor of Science in interdisciplinary studies and a focus in English and film.