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Will Volvo’s 2400bhp Iron Knight Break the World Speed Record?

We dub thee The Iron Knight

Tractor units and world speed records don’t often go hand in hand… But once again the folks at Volvo have defied convention with their latest experimental truck, The Iron Knight.

Volvo’s team of like-minded, speed-loving lunatics has come together to develop and build a 2400bph truck that is set to, well, set a world speed record. The powertrain is based on the same unit that sits in a road-going Volvo FH, but the engine has been pushed to its limits to produce maximum power.

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23 Aug 2016