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MAN Truck & Bus UK Ltd at the 2019 Commercial Vehicle Show

MAN Truck & Bus is one Europe’s leading Commercial Vehicle manufacturers and with the introduction of the TGE van, at the 2017 Commercial Vehicle Show, MAN has expanded its product portfolio and is now an established full-range supplier covering all weight categories.

MAN Truck & Bus UK a full range supplier, Commercial Vehicles from 3.0 to 250 tonnes

Vans from 3.0 to 5.5 tonnes, Trucks from 7.5 to 44 tonnes and Heavy Haulage vehicles with a gross train weights of up to 250 tonnes.

The 2019 Commercial Vehicle Show will see MAN Truck & Bus UK showcase a range of vehicles, from the 5 tonne TGE Minibus and the 3.5 tonne TGE flatframe chassis cowl, through to the 6x2 TGX XLION Flagship tractor and a TGX 41.640 8x4/4 BBS Heavy Haulage prime mover.

Supported by bespoke customer tailored and integrated business focused aftersales products, including a full range of Finance options, MAN Trucks and Vans set benchmark for the highest levels of efficiency, reliability and cost-effectiveness.

MAN Truck & Bus product messages.

At the 2019 Commercial Vehicle Show MAN would like to share six main product update messages:

• UK Premiere - MAN XLION 6x2 Tractor

• UK Premiere - MAN TGE Flatframe chassis cowl

• UK Premiere - MAN TGE Minibus

• UK Premiere - MAN D15 Engine

• Expertise in heavy haulage with 250 tonnes GTW Tractor

• Expertise in alternative fuels

Product Exhibits – 2019 Commercial Vehicle Show

MAN Truck & Bus UK Ltd are proud to have the following exhibits on display at the 2019 Commercial Vehicle Show:

Internal Exhibits on Stand 5D10 in Hall 5:

• MAN TGX 26.500 6x2/2 BLS XLION Tractor unit

• MAN TGE 3.140 4x2F SB Flatframe chassis cowl

• Alternative fuel display

• MAN D15 Engine

External Exhibits:

• MAN TGE 5.180 4x2 SB Minibus

• MAN TGX 41.640 8x4/4 BBS Heavy Haulage tractor unit

The New MAN TGX 26.500 6x2/2 BLS XLION Tractor unit – King of the Road

The New XLION equipment packages are available across the MAN truck range with versions for long-haul, construction and distribution vehicles.

The XLION exhibited at the Commercial Vehicle Show has been specified to ensure that operators benefit from added value and drivers can rest easy in the comfort of their MAN vehicles.

With optional XLION livery the Commercial Vehicle show TGX 26.500 6x2/2 BLS XLION Tractor unit is powered by the MAN D26 12.4 litre, 6 cylinder engine capable of producing 500 hp (368 kW) and 2500 Nm. This powerful, tractable and efficient engine is married to the MAN Tipmatic® 12 speed automated Transmission.

Sitting above the three axle chassis is the MAN XLX High roof sleeper cab which affords drivers a true home from home, lap of luxury working and living environment.

MAN is delighted that the XLION is making its UK premier at the 2019 Commercial Vehicle Show.

Specification:

Engine: D2676LF51, 6 cylinder, 12.4 litres

Power: 500 PS / 368 kW

Torque: 2500 Nm

Cab: XLX High roof sleeper

XLION Lettering and livery

Transmission: MAN Tipmatic® 12 speed automated

Refrigerated box

Roller blind on both doors

LED Daytime driving lights

MAN sound system

Air-sprung comfort driver's seat

Storage compartment on back wall

Chrome trim at front bumper

Heated Kerb mirror

Auxiliary air heater

Armrests for driver's seat

Interior lighting red/white in cab roof

To help demonstrate the full range of options available, the XLION exhibit has also been specified with the following:

Style package 'Professional' (optional):

• Black interior trim

• Leather interior panelling

• Leather Seat covers in Alcantara

• Exterior sunblind

• 2 compressed-air horns

Safety package 'Basic' (optional):

• Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)

• 2 kg fire extinguisher

• ETA electric cut-out

Safety package 'Light & Visibility Basic' (optional):

• Emergency Stopping Signal (ESS)

• Cornering lights

• LED tail lights

• LED Daytime driving lights

• Manoeuvring light

• Automatic low-beam headlights

• Automatic wipers

MAN media package Navigation (optional):

• Seven-inch colour display

• UK and European navigation

• Audio streaming via Bluetooth®

• Hands-free functionality for two mobile phones

• Video function via USB/SD interface

• AUX-IN/USB interface in the instrument panel

Additional Options:

• ALCOA Dura Bright rims

• MAN EfficientCruise® 2

• EfficientRoll

• Engine idle shutdown

The New MAN TGE 3.140 4x2F SB Flatframe Chassis Cowl – Reaching new heights

The 2019 Commercial Vehicle Show witnesses the unveiling of the New MAN TGE Flatframe chassis cowl chassis.

Sitting a full 190 mm lower than the standard frame TGE chassis cab and specially designed with ease of use and bespoke body build in mind, the walk-through nature of the chassis cowl cab design makes this vehicle the ideal base for conversion into low height luton and box bodies, campervan or motorhome.

Powered by the efficient and reliable 140 hp (103 kW) 2.0 litre 4 cylinder turbo diesel engine, capable of producing 340 Nm, the Commercial Vehicle Show TGE flatframe chassis cowl is based on the 4490 mm wheelbase variant, it uses a 6-speed manual gearbox and is front wheel drive.

The 2019 Commercial Vehicle Show exhibit has the standard track rear axle; a wide track version follows later in the year.

Specification:

Cab: Cowl style cab

Chassis: Flatframe chassis

Wheelbase: 4490 mm

Engine: 2.0 litre 4 cylinder turbo diesel

Power: 140 PS / 103 kW

Torque: 340 Nm

Suspension: Front coil, Rear leaf suspension

Front wheel drive

6-Speed manual gearbox

3,500 kg GVW

MAN Alternative Fuel Exhibit

We have a number of exciting Alternative Fuelled stories to share surrounding vehicles across the entire MAN range and we are working on our Commercial Vehicle Show exhibit. More details to follow.

Please see the information below relating to the MAN Commercial Vehicle Show Press Briefing – April 30th – between 08.00 and 08.25 in the Piazza Suites, directly adjacent to the entrance to both Halls 4 and 5.

The New MAN D1556 Engine – Light, robust and ultra-efficient

The New MAN D1556 engine, as a standalone exhibit, makes its UK debut at the 2019 Commercial Vehicle Show.

The D1556, newly added in 2019, offers many advantages, one of these being its weight saving attributes, it is an impressive 230 kg lighter than its predecessor the D20.

Using SCR only technology, the 6 cylinder 9 litre D1556 offers three power variants: 325 hp (243 kW) 355 hp (265 kW) and 395 hp (294 kW) 1,600, 1,700 and 1,800 Nm respectively

The New D1556 engine, found in the TGS and TGX ranges, is a direct replacement for the outgoing MAN D20 engine.

Series D1556

Cylinders 6, Displacement 9,037cc, Output 325 hp (243 kW) @ 1,800 rpm, Torque 1,600 Nm @ 1,000–1,400 rpm

Cylinders 6, Displacement 9,037cc, Output 355 hp (265 kW) @ 1,800 rpm, Torque 1,700 Nm @ 1,000–1,400 rpm

Cylinders 6, Displacement 9,037cc, Output 395 hp (294 kW) @ 1,800 rpm, Torque 1,800 Nm @ 1,000–1,500 rpm

Specification:

325 hp, 355 hp & 395 hp

9.0 Litres volume

6 cylinders

SCR Only; no EGR

Single turbocharger

400 hp has VTG

Under 400 hp has wastegate

Option for engine mounted PTO

MAN TGE 5.180 4x2 SB Minibus – Driver plus 16 passengers

Marking yet another unveil at the 2019 Commercial Vehicle Show, the MAN TGE enters the passenger carrying sector in the UK with the arrival of the New TGE 17-seater Minibus.

Converted in the UK, by Minibus Options, to meet the exacting needs of the individual operator, the TGE Minibus exhibit is configured to seat 17, 1 driver plus 16 seater passengers, 10 seated passengers plus two wheelchair users or 14 seated passengers plus one wheelchair user.

Powered by a tractable, efficient and reliable 180 hp (134 kW) 2.0 litre 4 cylinder bi-turbo diesel engine, capable of producing 410 Nm, the Commercial Vehicle Show TGE Minibus is based on the 4490 mm wheelbase variant with extended overhang, it uses a 6-speed manual gearbox and is rear wheel drive.

Specification:

Conversion: Minibus Options Ltd

Wheelbase: 4490 mm with long overhang (555 mm longer than standard)

Engine: 2.0 litre 4 cylinder bi-turbo diesel

Power: 177 PS (130 kW)

Torque: 410 Nm

Suspension: Front coil, rear leaf suspension

Rear wheel drive

6-Speed manual gearbox

5,000 kg GVW.

MAN TGX 41.640 8x4/4 BBS Heavy Haulage tractor unit – Built to transport the biggest loads

As a leading manufacturer of commercial vehicles, ranging from 3.0 to 250 tonnes, MAN is extremely proud of its heavy haulage heritage and expertise.

The 2019 Commercial Vehicle Show Heavy Haulage tractor exhibit is a MAN 41.640 8x4/4 BBS which is powered by the range topping MAN D38, 15.2 litre, 6 cylinder, 640 hp engine, capable of delivering 3000 Nm from 900 rpm.

Featuring the range topping XXL High Roof sleeper cab and the much acclaimed MAN Tipmatic® 12 speed with converter and retarder transmission, the 41.640 8x4/4 BBS Commercial Vehicle exhibit feature’s Hub Reduction drive axles and a 3.5” pin fifth wheel.

Individually designed and built to suit both the heavy haulage and abnormal load sector, whilst meeting individual customer operational needs, MAN Heavy Haulage tractors receive a personalised touch from start of production to customer delivery. Once they arrive in the UK a dedicated team of experts both handover the vehicle and look after it throughout its life.

Specification:

Engine: D3876LF09, 6 cylinders, 15.2 litres

Power: 640 PS / 471 kW

Torque: 3000 Nm

Cab: XXL High roof sleeper

Transmission: MAN Tipmatic® 12 speed with converter and retarder

Hub reduction drive axles

3.5” Pin fifth wheel

250 tonnes GCW

MAN Truck & Bus dealer network – Your trusted partner

Announced in 2018 MAN Truck & Bus UK Ltd has committed to invest a total of £20 million over the next five years in its wholly owned dealerships.

This substantial investment, which will include a number of current location expansion re-openings, new greenfield and brownfield developments, will both increase the number of points of representation and further enhance MAN’s customer centric approach.

MAN is committed to delivering the highest levels of both customer service and support and in addition to the £20 million, a number of franchised dealer partners are also investing in new sites and re-openings.

MAN Commercial Vehicle Show Press Briefing – Tuesday April 30th – between 08.00 and 08.25 in the Piazza Suites

MAN is once again holding its Commercial Vehicle Show Press Briefing. This year the briefing will be held prior to the show opening on the first day, Tuesday 30th April, between 08.00 and 08.25 in the Piazza Suites, rooms 2/3/4, directly adja-cent to the entrance to both Halls 4 and 5.

This event will allow you to mingle with colleagues and talk with the MAN Board members, across all business areas, prior to the show opening. Thomas Hemmerich, Managing Director MAN Truck & Bus UK Ltd, will deliver a short presentation outlining our Commercial Vehicle Show highlights and will update you on our most current business achievements.