Tamar Nurseries grows fleet with MAN10 August 2017
Wisbech-based Tamar Nurseries has taken delivery of its second MAN truck, a TGL 12.180 BB Day cab, after impressive performance from its first vehicle which arrived two years ago.
The new addition has a bespoke body by Priden Engineering, which includes a smooth roof so that trees and shrubs are not damaged. It is also fitted with a cantilever tail-lift, four-camera safety system and near side warning system.
The TGL’s 4.6-litre engine delivers 180bhp at 2,300 rpm, driving through a six-speed Tipmatic transmission.
Mary Williams, of Tamar Nurseries, says: “Two years ago we decided to lease the MAN TGM 26-tonne truck and we have been very happy with it. We have never had a moment’s bother and, because it is on a seven-year contract, we know exactly where we stand with payments and outgoings.”
She adds: “Our six-weekly maintenance checks are all booked in at the start of the year through our dealer Imperial Commercials, so we can plan accordingly and the whole system works very well.”
MAN Truck & Bus UK Ltd
Priden Engineering Ltd
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