New generation Quon pairs grunt with efficiency

By: Cobey Bartels


UD Trucks unveiled the new generation Quon for Australia and New Zealand at Volvo Group Australia’s (VGA) annual media conference yesterday, taking the truck to the public at the Brisbane Truck Show.

New generation Quon pairs grunt with efficiency
The new generation Quon: More grunt and improved efficiency.

 

The new Quon is the first heavy duty truck on the Australian market that meets Japan's next-level emission targets (pPNLT), putting it at the forefront of efficiency and safety.

As well as being more efficient, safe and driver-focused, the new Quon is now offered in  a 460HP variant, more horsepower than than we’ve seen within the range since the 13-litre engine departed.

"UD Trucks has fully updated its flagship Quon heavy-duty truck for the first time since 2004," said Nobuhiko Kishi, Senior Vice President of Brand, Communication and Product, UD Trucks Global.

"The new model will continue to reflect our dedication for supporting customer businesses in every aspect.

"The new generation Quon focuses on five essential areas that drive smart logistics: drivability, fuel efficiency and respect for the environment, safety, productivity, and uptime."

Every element of the new Quon, from the dashboard to the instrument cluster, has been completely overhauled, with the aim of offering the driver the highest levels of comfort, performance and ergonomic ease-of-use.

Mark Strambi, Acting Vice President of Sales for UD Trucks Australia, says the new generation Quon will redefine how Australia perceives Japanese heavy-duty trucks in general and the Quon in particular.

"The new Quon is significant step for UD Trucks, but also for Japanese heavy-duty trucks in general," Mr Strambi said,

"The world-class technology available in the all-new Quon range has never been seen before on Japanese trucks in Australia.

"UD Trucks is the first Japanese truck manufacturer to offer pPNLT compliant heavy-duty vehicles to the Australian and New Zealand markets. Additionally, the all-new Quon gives us access to models not previously offered in Australia which will significantly enhance our ability to offer our customers a

comprehensive offering, backed up by the largest dealer network in Australia and New Zealand"

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