November 14, 2011
Boasting a maximum payload capacity of 27.5 tons, a heaped capacity of 20.3 cubic yards, and a 365-horsepower engine, the new Terex TA250 articulated haul truck is engineered to be productive in extreme working conditions. Features include a high power-to-weight ratio, Tier 3-compliant Cummins engine, a ZF fully automatic transmission with manual override, maximum torque of 1,234 foot-pounds at 1,400 revolutions per minute, and a 104,068-pound operating weight. The company says it is the only truck in its size class equipped with wet disc brakes on all six wheels.
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