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Renault K520 With Palfinger Hookloader Joins Scottish Demolition Specialist’s Fleet


This head-turning new K520 was selected for its durability, high ground clearance, driver comfort, and customer service back-up. (Photo courtesy of Renault.)


MacWilliam Demolition Limited, a Scottish demolition specialist, is increasing its focus on work further afield, and the expansion prompted the firm to purchase a Renault Trucks K520 with a day and night cab to allow the driver to overnight in the comfort of his vehicle rather than requiring a hotel. The K520 features a Palfinger T22 Hookloader lifting gear and is specified with Dura-Bright alloy wheels, Kelsa light bars, and air horns as the finishing touches.


Off-Road Power

The demolition specialist initially moved to Renault Trucks seven years ago, and the fleet now includes a selection of Renault Trucks Master vans, a few K430s, and the new K520. MacWilliam Demolition selected the K520 for the power and torque provided by its 13-litre engine: 520 horsepower (388 kilowatts) and 2,550 newton-metres (1,659 pounds-foot) of torque.


“The bigger engine on the K520 gives us extra power when fully loaded and on tricky off-road situations,” says Managing Director Craig MacWilliam. “For our particular application, the K is undoubtedly the best lorry; its higher ground clearance is unparalleled for off-road demolition work.”


Driver Comfort

MacWilliam Demolition specified the K520 with Renault’s Comfort Pack, Roadpad+, and Performance lower bunk and night heater. “Our drivers cover a fair few miles and they think the K is fantastic, they love the automated gearbox and Renault Trucks is their preferred manufacturer now,” says McWilliam. “Driver comfort is paramount in our vehicle selection and while the K is designed for durability, it doesn’t disappoint in the comfort stakes, either.”


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Source: Renault

Posted On 2 March 2021
Category: Truck and Trailer News
Tags : renault rigid hookloader trucks rigid trucks
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