VOLVO's new test * Sweden - Promoting I-Shift Dual Clutch
* Stockholm - Volvo Trucks latest live test
(Video from Volvo Trucks - Nov 29, 2016: Watch a Volvo FH truck towing a paraglider in a world’s first precision stunt)
--- The new test combines a Volvo FH, a paraglider and a Croatian mountain road... Volvo Trucks has successfully completed its latest instalment in its live test series, releasing ‘The Flying Passenger’ stunt overnight... In the new video, a professional paraglider has teamed up with a Volvo FH model to promote the truck maker’s I-Shift Dual Clutch-equipped powertrain... Using a mountain road, which includes an overhanging bridge, the truck was tasked to climb while maintaining the required speed to keep the paraglider at a safe height... Filmed in the Dinaric Alps in Croatia on closed-off roads, Volvo Trucks president Claes Nilsson says the stunt demonstrates the ability of the I-Shift to provide power shift changes that ensure the engine maintains torque when changing gears in tough conditions...
Stockholm, Sweden - Owner Driver - 30 Nov 2016
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