Scania has been making their famous V8 trucks for decades. Check out the trucks on these pages for all used examples of Scanias for sale in the UK fitted with a V8 engine.
The top of the range Scania V8 is the recently launched 770S fitted to the new S Series and is currently the world’s most powerful production truck.
This replaced the R730 in 2020. From the end of 2020 the V8 range became available as a R530 R590, R660 and the R770. It won’t be for some while that these become available in the UK’s used truck market in any numbers.
Trucks currently available as Scania V8 are the R500 (certain models) R560 R620 R730
In the main these will be R Series tractor units, but every now and then we get a bonneted T Series V8 for sale.
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This is big news. Scania have revealed their new V8 with more power and better fuel economy. The new Scania V8 now takes the title of the most powerful truck in series production in the world with 770hp. Replacing the outgoing 730hp V8, Scania leapfrogs fellow Swede, Volvo with ‘just’ 750hp in their flagship FH750 to take the world’s top power truck title. Scania remain the only truck manufacturer at present that have a ‘V’ engine in their current truck range. Even more impressive is the 770hp model achieves this using SCR only – no EGR in sight. This leaves…>
There can be very few truck drivers on the road who don’t sometimes daydream about taking the plunge and taking the owner-driver route. Sitting at the wheel of their own truck. That truck in that dream would usually be a Scania R Series. After nearly 27 years working as a driver in the UK, that’s just what Simon McMahon did. He went for the dream and bought himself a bright red, used Scania R 520. From Spuds to Scania V8s Since finishing school at the age of 15, McMahon has…>
As if a V8 Scania wasn't at the top of most people’s truck shopping list, then Scania choose to bring out a new, flagship version of their S-Series to celebrate the 50th anniversary of an engine. It shows the passion surrounding these machines that we can celebrate the anniversary of an engine. You would need to be quick if you want to buy a new one – Scania are only making 25 of these beauties. The lucky owners can choose from 4x2 or 6x2 format and will arrive numbered and loaded with special features, including the V8 styling package. If…>