The History

In 1873 ship-building and ship-repairing company was founded in Japan. There was an emblem depicted on the ship flags (three diamonds) which is today world known. In 1918 the first truck that became a part of the company's range was introduced, it was named T1. That freight vehicle had passed a 1000 km reliability test and already in 1924 the company puts heavy-duty trucks and buses into production under Fuso brand name.

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Mitsubishi Fuso Super Great

Mitsubishi Fuso Super Great are the heaviest trucks produced by the Japanese company. The history of the model began in 1994 when first Mitsubishi Fuso Super Great was introduced in Japan.

What concerns the technical part, Super Great cannot boast of something cardinally new, the main emphasis the designers put on the best possible truck aerodynamics and the maximum truck usability.

Mitsubishi Fuso Super Great side walls can be lifted if pressing the button, this is a `gullwing` principle that used to be a passenger cars` exclusive feature. Extra side ramps can also be lifted in order not to impede the loading. Solar batteries are placed along the entire roof and therefore they provide the truck with electric power. There are small passenger lifts instead of sideboards, video cameras assure great rear view.

Biaxial single FP model that weighs 17 tons is the first of the Mitsubishi Fuso Super Great family. FU and FV modifications with wheel arrangements 6x2 and 6x4 respectively are really popular which is well-deserved. Their total weight is 20 and 25 tons respectively. There were also chassis designed on the basis of FP, FU, and FV models so that Mitsubishi Fuso Super Great models could be used as dumpers.VW

FUSO Fighter

Priveous model's circular and domelike design features were left and emphasised. New TT model seems to be more extended. It is 4178 mm lengthway and 1842 mm widthway now, that is it has become 137 mm longer and 78 mm wider than the previous model. The body is made of steel and aluminium and is provided with ASF space frame designed by Peugeot Company. Not a single Peugeot model featured such a material combination before that. The body is 69% aluminium. Steel elements that make up 31% are located in the automobile's rear end. They assure necessary load distribution between the axles.

At 120 km/h speed and over there is a spoiler moving out of the trunk door appears. This is done so that the the automobile was closer to the roadbed.

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