The New Canter 4x4. by FUSO
In October 2011 the launch of the completely new version of FUSO Canter set the beginning of a new generation commercial vehicles. And now for the first time the all wheel drive version is entering the European market. The production starts in the end of February 2012 in Tramagal factory, Portugal. Canter 4x4 will be offered in 6C18 version with gross vehicle weight 6,5 tones, 2 meters width of the comfortable cabin and 129 kW (175 hp) power. The all wheel drive system could be switched on and off while the vehicle is in motion which guarantee better efficiency and optimum fuel consumption. The differential lock of the rear axle is offered as a standard along with 5-speed manual transmission with 1:5.285 rear axle ration.
The well known practical strengths of the Canter stays the same: good maneuverability (turning circle of Canter 4x4: 13,5 m or 15,1 m, depending of the version), a cabin above the engine, practical design, ergonomic position of the gear lever, integrated in the instrumental panel, safety thanks to the robust cabin and low brake wear due to the standard exhaust brake.
Worldwide FUSO Canter is the best selling truck of Daimler.