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Pegaso 3045

General utility truck

Pegaso 3045

The Pegaso 3045 and its variants are in service with Spain and some other countries

 
 
Pegaso 3046
Entered service 1980s
Configuration 4x4
Cab seating 1 + 1 men
Dimensions and weight
Weight (empty) 7.2 t
Payload capacity 3 / 5 t
Length 6.08 m
Width 2.4 m
Height 2.77 m
Mobility
Engine Pegaso 9100/42 diesel
Engine power 170 hp
Maximum road speed 90 km/h
Range 900 km
Maneuverability
Gradient 70%
Side slope 30%
Vertical step ~ 0.5 m
Trench ~ 0.5 m
Fording ~ 0.8 m

 

   The Pegaso 3045 general utility truck was revealed in the late 1960s. This military truck and its versions are in service with Spain, Morocco, Peru and Somalia. Egypt is the largest operator with over 10 000 of these trucks. Spanish Army received over 4 000 of these vehicles of all versions.

   The Pegaso 3045 has 4x4 configuration. It has a maximum payload capacity of 5 t on road and 3 t off road. Vehicle has a general troop/cargo body with drop sides and drop tailgate. It can carry up to 20 fully equipped troops on bench seats. The cargo area is covered with bows and tarpaulin. This military truck can also carry various shelters in the cargo body, including an ambulance, communications, and some other. Vehicle can also tow trailers or artillery pieces with a maximum weight of 7.5 t on road and 4.5 t off road. Other versions of this truck include a tanker, command vehicle, workshop and recovery vehicle.

   This military truck is fitted with a soft-top cab, which accommodates driver and one passenger. The cab is located over the engine. A windscreen can be folded down and the soft-top can be removed to reduce height.

   The original Pegaso 3045 is powered by a Pegaso Leyland Comet diesel engine, developing 125 or 135 hp. The Pegaso 3045G is powered by a DAF petrol engine, developing 125 hp. A front-mounted winch was proposed as an option.

   This military truck series is also available with 6x6 configuration (Pegaso 3055).

 

Variants

 

   Pegaso 3046 improved export model. In the early 1980s it replaced in production the original 3045 model. It is powered by Pegaso 9100/42 10.17-liter diesel engine, developing 170 hp;

   Iveco-Pegaso 7217 improved model. It is slightly longer and can carry more payload. It can carry 5 t on road and 4 t off road. This military truck is also faster than its predecessor. Vehicle is fitted with soft- or hard-top cab. Its production commenced in 1987. Since this model the truck is branded as Iveco-Pegaso;

   Iveco-Pegaso 7222 a follow-on model, powered by Iveco-Pegaso 10.5-liter turbocharged diesel engine, developing 210 hp. It has a maximum payload capacity of 6 t on road and 4 t off road. This and following trucks come only with a hard-top cab;

   Iveco-Pegaso 7226 is the current production model. It uses driveline of Iveco EuroTrakker/Trakker military trucks. This model is still in production.

 

Video of the Pegaso 3045 general utility truck

 

 
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