Simplifying Business with MAN at Malaysia Commercial Vehicle Expo 2019
Special Edition MAN XLion Makes First Appearance at Expo
MAN Truck and Bus (M) Sdn Bhd (MAN) today presented a MAN XLION special model at the Malaysia Commercial Vehicle Expo (MCVE) 2019, in line with its motto of ‘Simplifying Business’. The MAN TGS 33.480, 6x4 prime mover, with its XLION lion design on the sides of the cab, makes for an eye-catching exhibit. The X in the name of this powerful truck stands for “extreme”.
Equipped with a D2676 engine that generates 480 hp and a maximum torque of 2300 Nm, the special edition vehicle comes with a double cylinder air compressor and an air dryer with two granulated cartridges, as well as a 4-spoke multi-function steering wheel, a hydraulic cab tilting mechanism and double-reduction rear axles. A self-contained and battery-operated Roof Top Air Conditioner RTX 2000 is also installed to ensure relaxing rest periods.
Richard Frenz, Managing Director of MAN Truck and Bus (M) Sdn Bhd said, “We are excited to announce today the MAN XLION packages that combine our high-quality vehicles with industry-specific equipment and comprehensive aftersales service packages, designed to help simplify MAN customers’ business operations. The packages have been put together so that companies benefit from added value and drivers can rest easy in the comfort of MAN vehicles”.
The Aerodynamic Package which is available in all TG series, is for the L and LX Cab and comprises of roof spoiler and side panel with two movable side flaps, to improve aerodynamics and provide better fuel savings and driving quality. Included in the Safety Package to help improve traction and controlled braking, are the Exhaust Valve Brake (EVB), Emergency Stopping Signal (ESS), Anti-Spin Regular (ASR) and Anti-Jackknife Brake (AJK-B).
Under the Mechanical and Electrical Package, LED rear lights, daytime driving lights, Tyre Pressure Monitoring system (TPM), idle shut down and aluminum rims are recommended equipment to enhance efficiency, improve fuel consumption and lower maintenance cost.
Frenz added, “The XLion equipment and service packages optimally enhance the unique benefits of our vehicles. For our customers, this means in addition to top vehicle performance and ultimate on-board comfort in every MAN XLION, they also get first class service and maximum driver assistance“.
Included in the MAN XLion aftersales service packages are the MAN ServiceContracts and the sector-specific training program, MAN ProfiDrive. MAN ServiceContracts cover maintenance and repairs and the exclusive use of MAN Genuine Parts and MAN Genuine Parts Ecoline. The MAN ProfiDrive program can be conducted at any location and covers both practical driving skills as well as theoretical aspects of safety, economy and vehicle inspection.
“Our objective has always been to help our customers make their business simpler, more profitable, more sustainable and future-proof. I am confident with our MAN XLION packages and our comprehensive range of aftersales services, we can help make our customers’ job easier, true to our motto of ‘Simplifying Business’”, said Frenz.