Shropshire dealer takes on Tatra Truck imports

J&R Millington of Whitchurch, Shropshire, has been appointed as a dealer for Czech-made Tatra Trucks and hopes to sell the four- and six-wheelers into the agricultural market.

Tatra has a strong heritage in trucks and specialises in off-roaders for agriculture, forestry and mining, which are mostly powered by Paccar MX11 or MX13 engines that range from 360hp to 510hp.

Gearbox options include a manual ZF, or the choice of two automatics – a ZF AS-Tronic or an Allison-sourced set-up.

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Tatra truck in a field during harvest

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All sorts of ag-related implements can be fitted on the back, the most common of which are rear discharge muckspreaders, lime spreaders, tippers and tankers.

They can also be used as tractor units for pulling different trailers.

The price for a 4×4 chassis cab starts at roughly £86,750 and for a 6×6 chassis that climbs to £97,500.

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