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Volvo Trucks announce the race is on to own a piece of Mclaren history

Volvo Used Truck Centres are giving used truck buyers a unique opportunity to stand out from the crowd and own a piece of McLaren Formula 1 history.
Volvo FH 4x2 McLaren Formula 1 race support tractor units will be available to purchase exclusively from Volvo

At the start of April 2018, the complete fleet of Volvo FH 4x2 McLaren Formula 1 race support tractor units will be available to purchase. The vehicles are exclusive to Volvo Used Truck Centres and pre-orders will be taken on deposit.

The left hand drive 4x2 tractor units are all equipped with Volvo's D13K engine producing 540hp. The groups' Globetrotter XL cabs were specified with ‘Luxury' trim and leather seats in addition to fridges and microwave ovens. Finished in colour-coded sliver metallic, all feature very low mileages, most of which are under 50,000 kilometres. Every McLaren FH-540 has also been subject to a Volvo Service Contract since new.

Some of the FHs are standard chassis height and some are XLow 810mm chassis.

One of the vehicles has Volvo's celebrated 12-speed I-Shift Dual clutch automated gearbox, Dynamic Steering and Independent Suspension, so it's a very special truck indeed !

The vehicles were all supplied to McLaren in 2016 for transporting their Formula 1 race cars and support equipment around the various European circuits.

The FHs are incredibly highly specified based around maximum safety in addition to driver and passenger comfort. Aside from creature comforts such as refrigerators and microwaves, rare optional extras like a tilt and swivel seat point to comfort level are provided. No expense was spared on the exterior either, with a fully colour-coded cab, side skirts and wings in metallic silver all topped off with Alcoa Dura-Bright polished alloys. These are stunning trucks to drive or look at.

Each will come with a certificate of authenticity produced and signed by McLaren. It's a rare occasion indeed that trucks of this nature, and with this provenance, come to market.

The trucks will be supplied exclusively by Volvo Used Truck Centres in London, East Anglia, and North & Scotland. They are available to pre-order now in readiness for their return in April.

The vehicles will come fully-prepared under Volvo Used Truck Centres Selected offer and be covered by the market-leading 24-month manufacturer's driveline warranty. As an option this warranty can be expanded for use on the continent and the same level of cover is available throughout Europe through the extensive pan-European Volvo network.

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Notes for Editors :
Other specification details in addition to the above, apply to all trucks:

Performance
Fuel & Economy Software, I-See, VEB+, Euro-6, Idle Shutdown, Cruise Control + EcoRoll, Dynafleet, Twin tanks, 56-tonne rear axle, full air kit including side skirts

Comfort
Full air suspension, Luxury trim, CD Player + MP3, ECC, Leather, Fridge, Microwave, Top Lockers, Twin Bunk, chrome wheel nut caps and hub covers, SID-HIGH (Secondary information display)

Safety
Dynamic Headlights, Driver Alert, Lane Change Support, Lane Support System, Collision Alert System, front camera under sun visor and reverse camera

Other specification details in addition to the above applies to some of the trucks, not all, as specifications vary:

Option 1 - Standard chassis height, 12-speed I-Shift Dual clutch automated gearbox, Dynamic Steering, Independent suspension, TV preparation, 3.8m wheelbase

Option 2 - Standard Chassis height, 12-speed I-Shift automated gearbox, 3.8m wheelbase