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Bodybuilders get a head start

Bodybuilder brackets, different rear end cuts and Volvo Bodybuilder Instructions save the bodybuilder unnecessary work – and save you time.

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World-class handling

The Volvo FM is based on the same chassis platform as the Volvo FH. Its improved suspension systems and stabilisers provide car-like handling. And the option of Volvo Dynamic Steering gives you precise and effortless control at all speeds.

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Tandem Axle Lift.

Your Volvo FM is now available with the all-new Tandem Axle Lift, a revolutionary feature that allows the rearmost drive axle to be disengaged and raised when you unload. Just like a tag axle, this greatly improves the turning radius and reduces fuel consumption.

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Less is more

By optimising standard specifications, such as the 4×2 tractor, we’ve made the truck a whole lot lighter – 75 kilograms lighter than its predecessor. This gives you a greater payload and better fuel consumption

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More load. Better margin

Heavy load? No problem. The Volvo FM is designed for higher axle loads. The front leaf suspension can now handle up to 10 tonnes on a single axle. And 20 tonnes on dual front axles. This increases your margins – and makes it easier to handle heavy or unevenly distributed cargo.

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Five axles – straight from the factory

Transporting heavy loads? You can opt for a 5-axle truck delivered direct from the factory. You’ll get your truck quicker. There are no reconstruction costs. And you’ll get a truck with a complete vehicle type approval. You’ll also benefit from a full Volvo warranty and our aftermarket support – which can lower your long-term operating costs.

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Spec it. Drive it

Your Volvo Trucks dealer can talk you through the layout options. They’ll also give you the keys so you can experience the handling.

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