Jan 30, 2019: The KAMAZ 6460 6x4 is a very long haulage/tipper truck, but has a wheelbase of just 3,735 mm. It has gross vehicle weight of 49 tonnes, out of which, 31 tonnes is the maximum payload capacity and 18 tonnes is the overall kerb weight.
The truck is powered by an 11.8-litre, 8-cylinder engine that can produce 355 bhp of power at 1,900 rpm, along with a peak torque of 1,570 Nm, which comes at just 1,300 rpm. This high amount of power is channelled to the wheels via a big 16-speed gearbox.
The braking duties are done by drum brakes for all the wheels, along with the addition of ABS, that entices the stopping power. The suspension is handled by semi-elliptic multi-leaf springs for the front and fully articulated inverted semi-elliptical leaf springs for the rear.
Power 355 BHP
Engine Kamaz-74 ...
Fuel Tank 350
Power 355 BHP
Engine Kamaz-74 ...
Fuel Tank 350
With the vision to provide high quality products, consistent service and suitable finance solutions, Kamaz comes really impressive in the commercial vehicle sector since its debut in the year 2009 in India. Kamaz Motors has been quite much there in the trade since then with its highly praised vehicles catering applications stretching from mining to construction and heavy-duty infrastructure projects.
Keeping the above said virtues of growth high, the company has personified its motto of ‘responsibility for contribution’ and ‘investments for development’ with its fine range of heavy-duty vehicles with its 49 tonne haulage truck, Kamaz 6460 6x4.
The truck is endowed with advanced resources and features, matching latest vehicle configurations and functional support – allowing you a never-before heavy-duty trucking experience, perfectly tuned-in to serve the Indian transportation needs.
Engine & Displacement: Kamaz 740.60.360 Euro-III, 11,760 cc
Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW): 6,440 kg
Wheelbase & Turning Radius: 3,735 mm, 12,200 mm
Engine and Performance
Kamaz 6460 6x4 comes fitted with Euro-III compliant Kamaz 740.60.360 engine with 120x130 mm Bore X Stroke and V Shape 8 cylinders. The truck has a displacement of 11,760 cc which makes it highly capable of carrying heavy loads. With the power of 350 hp @ 1900rpm the truck keeps you going through the long distances without a moment of strain. The truck comes with real knack of force with the max torque of 1570Nm @ 1300-1500rpm allowing it to carry intended loads with ease. The cylinder diameter of 120 mm and piston stroke of 130 mm along with the compression ratio of 16:8 make the complete engine dynamics highly plausible and tractable – making the truck quite dependable for heavy-duty transportation needs.
Vehicle Built and Load Capacity
Kamaz 6460 6x4 offers an overall length of 6,580 mm with a wheelbase of 3,735 mm, which is quite relevant for transporting significant size of load it is meant to transport. The long haulage truck comes in a decent aspect ratio claiming an overall width of 2,500 mm with height of 3,250 mm – giving the vehicle a decent stature to support different weight references and load types. The minimum ground clearance of 310 mm makes vehicle move in an organized way without having to act too careful on uneven roads. The front overhang of 1,320 mm and rear overhang of 810 mm look quite in place with realistically planned body details.
Handling and Suspension
Handling a 49 tonne truck is not an easy bet. But with good functional support and tactical arrangements duly done you get to do it easily. In Kamaz 6460 6x4, both the suspensions come with hydraulic shock absorbers to deliver the needed support for long drive and this makes the vehicle travel demanding distances with ease. The steering system includes integral power steering with double U/J with 510 mm diameter (with a ratio of 22.2 to 26.2:1) making the vehicle handling even crispier and better. The front track and the rear track of the truck is measured at 2,045 mm and 1,820 mm respectively allowing you a better load transfer and more orderly partaking of the moving weight and hence better handling support.
Braking and Safety
The service brake comes with Anti-lock braking system (ABS) with dual circuit drum brakes and asbestos-free brake linings with automatic slack adjuster to keep your drive all risk-free even at a max speed of 80 kmph. The spring actuated parking brakes on rear axle further bring you more of braking protection while dealing with lobbed roads and high ramps. Kamaz 6460 6x4 even comes with engine exhaust brake to keep you assisted during odd situations, which further makes it safe to be driven along with heavy weight.
Design and Comfort
Placing all the comfort tricks right, the truck has been designed to keep you all at ease with the drive. The consoles on the dashboard are placed in ergonomic pattern serving you with high quality navigation assistors and controlling resources. The fully-furnished comfort-fitted AC cabin is hydraulically tiltable and comes with spring suspended mounting & double berth, making your day all relaxed on a long trip. Besides, the realistic design of the truck and robust material references fully complement the driving features to carry high volume load with great ease.
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