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Star 1466

General utility truck

Star 1466

The Star 1466 general utility truck uses a number of MAN automotive components

Entered service 2001
Configuration 6x6
Cab seating 1 + 1 men
Dimensions and weight
Weight (empty) ?
Maximum load 6 t
Length 7.4 m
Width 2.5 m
Height 3.3 m
Engine MAN DO826LFLG15
Engine power 217 hp
Maximum road speed 86 km/h
Range 600 km
Gradient 60%
Side slope 40%
Vertical step ~ 0.6 m
Trench ~ 1 m
Fording 1.2 m


   The Star 1466 is a Polish 6x6 general utility truck. It was revealed in 1999, together with the Star 944 4x4 light utility truck. Both of these trucks are closely related. The Star 1466 is a production successor to the previous Star 266. Production commenced in 2001 and ceased in 2006. This vehicle is in service with the Polish Army.

   The Star 1466 has a payload capacity of 6 000 kg. Vehicle can tow a trailer with a maximum weight of 8 500 kg.

   This general utility truck is fitted with MAN L2000 cab, which is based on commercial design. Three cab variants are available, including extended and sleeper cabs.

   The standard troop and cargo carrying body is fitted with removable drop sides and tailgate. Folding troop seats were fitted to some models. Cargo body is covered by tarpaulin and removable bows. Other body variants are available, including shelter carrier, tanker, technical assistance vehicle, Krab SPH ammunition replenishment vehicle. Another variant is the Hibernit truck, fitted with an armored cab and carrying 23-mm twin-barrel anti-aircraft gun. These vehicles were used during peacekeeping operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.

   The Star 1466 general utility truck uses a number of MAN automotive components. It is worth mentioning that Polish Star truck manufacturer was acquired by MAN in 2000. Vehicle is powered by the MAN DO826LFLG15 turbocharged diesel engine, developing 217 hp. Maximum road speed is electronically limited to 86 km/h. Vehicle has climatic operation range between -30C to +50C.

   Production of the Star 1466 ceased in 2006. Its production successor became the Star 1444, based on the MAN TGM 4x4 design.


Star 1466

Star 1466

Star 1466

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