Volvo Trucks North America announced that its VHD vocational vehicle is now available with a 42-in. sleeper cab. The new version, which has been designated the VHD 430, is offered as a 6×4, 8×4, and 8×6 truck or tractor, and in axle forward and axle back configurations.
According to the OEM, the sleeper's one-piece design minimizes noise levels, provides better insulation, and eliminates air and water leaks at the seal between sleeper boxes and cabs. The sleeper has 118 cu. ft. of space, which includes a full-length bed and windshield and sleeper curtains.
The VHD 430 includes the following:
Volvo D13 engine, with up to 485 hp. and 1,650 lb-ft. torque;
Volvo I-Shift 12-sp. automatic transmission; Eaton Fuller 10- to 18-sp. manual and AutoShift; Allsion automatic;
20,000-lb. capacity front axle;
Volvo Enhanced Stability Technology (VEST);
Volvo Link Sentry and Volvo Action Service.