Mercedes-Benz PH expands lineup with new heavy-duty Arocs tipper

This is called the Arocs Tipper, MB’s newest commercial vehicle
by Leandre Grecia | Mar 10, 2021
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Mercedes-Benz has a new offering in the local market, but this time around, the carmaker is going big—literally. It has now introduced a new commercial vehicle to add to its stable.

Auto Nation Group (ANG), the exclusive distributor of Mercedes-Benz vehicles here in the Philippines, has just announced the arrival of the new Arocs heavy-duty tipper. Let’s take a closer look.

The Mercedes-Benz Arocs Tipper in Rough Outdoors

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The new Arocs features a robust cab design that makes it capable for both off- and on-road conditions, says Mercedes-Benz. The truck is powered by a Euro 4-compliant OM471 in-line-six engine that boasts peak output figures of 449hp and a whopping 2,200Nm of torque.

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This powertrain is mated to the Mercedes PowerShift 3 automated gearshift that promises precise gear selection and improved fuel efficiency. The PowerShift 3 uses sensor technology to tailor gear selection according to the current driving condition and the amount of load on the truck.

The Mercedes-Benz Arocs Tipper Climbing an Incline

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The Arocs also features an electronic brake system that’s based on a pneumatically operated dual-circuit airbrake system. It comes equipped with ABS and acceleration skid control as well.

For more info on this heavy-duty tipper, you can check out the official launch video here:

“The Arocs Tipper delivers what the practical realities require on the construction site and on the road,” said Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles Philippines general manager Carlo Arguelles.

No word on the exact pricing, so you might have to get in touch with a dealership for more details on that. But what do you think of Mercedes’ newest offering?

The Mercedes-Benz Arocs Tipper in a Construction Site

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