BTS 19: Some Days are Diamonds

By: Steve Brooks, Photography by: Steve Brooks and Nathan Duff

Diamond Reo gets a heavy-duty cab-over market resurrection

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You have to applaud initiative and Ivan Vodanovich must have it in spades, resurrecting the Diamond Reo name in a bold bid to tackle arguably the most competitive heavy-duty cab-over market on the planet.

Ivan is founder and chief of Daysworth International, a company which is the undisputed market leader in purpose-built yard tractors.

Read more about the Diamond Reo revival, here

The heavy-duty truck market is, however, something completely different but one thing Diamond Reo insiders don’t lack is confidence.

Said to be built with a mix of European cabs and components, prime mover and rigid models presented in Brisbane came with some ambitious claims.

Like "comparable to K200" and "our trucks are better than any in their class."

Hmmm! Time will tell.

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