Volvo Defense

Volvo FMX 8×4 Tractor

Designed and built for action. Here’s where you can check out all the specifications, features and machinery that get this truck working.

About the truck

Getting mission-critical supplies to the right place, in the right amount, and at the right time is a crucial part of any demanding mission. The Volvo FMX is a flexible and interoperable platform which can be adapted to suit the mission’s transport and logistics requirements.

The Volvo FMX is built to maintain high average speeds, regardless of the conditions en route. Wther you’re facing long, high-speed hauls on damaged or missing roads, rough surfaces, steep inclines or soft underfoot conditions, the Volvo FMX is built to handle all those challenges – while keeping you moving.

The optimized and efficient drivetrain ensures a particularly good operating range, reducing the need for fueling arrangements.  Common platform approach combined with well defined body-builder interfaces makes the Volvo FMX a true multi-use workhorse around which you can build the core of your fleet. Numerous configurations allow the Volvo FMX platform to be what you want it to be, from 4×4 all the way up to 8×8.

The ease with which the Volvo FMX is driven and operated D is achieved through some unique features. Automatic Traction Control (ATC) combined with the Rock Free function, power launch and smooth ascent make it easy for you to get this truck where you want it to go – with little effort, and even less support.

Features

The Volvo FMX is loaded with features that suit your assignment.

  • Automatic Traction Control
  • I-Shift with Rock Free and ultra-low crawler gears
  • Power Launch
  • Hill Start Aid Cross-country cruise control
  • Cross-country cruise control
  • Volvo Engine Brake
  • Extreme Weather proofing
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Protected drivetrain and components
  • Driver alert support
  • Automatic parking brake and emergency brake lights
  • Front frame extension (400 mm)
  • Winches: 1 to 15 tonnes front- or side-mounted and 40 tonnes centre-mounted
  • Towing device
  • Steel bumper
  • Skid plate
  • D13 Engine
  • Ergonomic cab
  • Phosphate-coated, powder-painted Swedish steel frame