The TGL was launched back in 2006 as a replacement for the L200 and the LE. Most often seen as a 7.5 tonner, the TGL is available from 7 to 12 tonnes – at which point the TGM takes over. With a choice of two engines – the four cylinder 4.6-litre D0834 at 160, 190 and 220hp and the 6.9-litre 6-cylinder with 250hp available for use at 12 tonnes. There is a choice of four cabs – the C is the short and low day cab, the L offers a little more height and length. The LX is taller still, whilst the crew cab has the same low height as the L cab but much more room out back.
With the launch of a new generation of trucks, there is always plenty of information available from the truck manufacturers explaining why the new trucks are better than the outgoing models and better than the competition. MAN Truck is no different. Here they are giving us all some insight into their strategy for trucks destined for distribution operation. The new TGL and TGS from the new MAN Truck Generation MAN Truck’s Distribution Target The transport of goods in urban regions and central city logistics are jobs handled by local and inner-city distribution companies: refrigerated trucks supply fresh fruit, yoghurt and…>
There was much speculation about the long-awaited revised cab for the MAN TGX range. Since the tie up with Scania (they are now both owned by Traton – a Volkswagen subsidiary) it was thought that the new cab would be based on Scania’s new cab seen in the R and S series trucks. The big reveal in Bilbao showed that this was not the case, MAN preferring evolution rather than revolution. The front of the new MAN TGX…>