PTZ is a newly launched subsidiary company of the Industrial Exchange Group, we are sister company to Machinery Exchange who are leading earthmoving equipment specialists in Zimbabwe.
Powerstar Trucks Zimbabwe sells a wide range of trucks that come with various body applications. Powerstar trucks, Shacman Trucks and the FT range of medium and heavy trucks.
The FT range with 3 value-driven models to choose from, the 3 Ton, 5 Ton or 8 Ton are perfect trucks which can handle any job with various body applications available such as chassis cabs, dropsides, box bodies, taut liners, water and diesel bowsers!
While some of the vital specs include fitment of a 120- litre aluminium fuel tank; turning radius of just nine and 11 m (FT3 and FT5 respectively); and gross vehicle mass figures of 7 500 and 8 700 kg (respectively), how else have the Powerstar FT3 and FT5 (for three- and five-tonne, respectively) been crafted for the local market. The first major point is the 3,8-litre, Euro-3 Cummins engine (115 kW at 2 600 r/min and 500 Nm between 1 200 and 1 900 r/min) and new ZF Ecolite six-speed gearbox. “The vehicles have been both homologated and subjected to extensive testing with Cummins, to ensure the engine and drivetrain are working together properly,”. Importantly, the Powerstar FT has also been spec’d with a Wabco air-brake system (there is an auxiliary exhaust brake, too).
Powerstar trucks are well known as a durable and sturdy range, which can excel in the often harsh African terrain, no matter the distance. The trucks are rugged, durable and able to withstand a range of climates and conditions.
Offering everything from 4×2, 4×4, 6×4, 6×6 and 8×4 chassis cabs and truck tractor derivatives with power outputs ranging from 270 hp to 460 hp.
The ranges on offer from Powerstar are all tested and all have ISO 9000 credentials as well as great fuel efficiency and economy factors. You’ll find a lightweight Weichai Intercooled engine, known for their powerful and efficient actions, in each truck.
If you are interested in 4×4 trucks, this brand is a great option. Equipped with that Weichai Euro 2 Intercooled Turbo engine, the VX 1729 can be used as a freight carrier, tipper, waster compactor and more, in the mining, waste, plant hire and liquid transport industry.
These Powerstar Trucks also features a 6 cylinder inline, direct injection, water cooled 4 stroke transmission.
Powerstar trucks offer one model when it comes to 6×6 trucks for sale – the VX 2635 A. With a range of applications that extend to include waste compaction, water tanker, tipper and freight applications, this model finds use in a wide selection of industries including waste, agriculture, construction and even liquid transport, to name but a few examples.
The VX 2635 has, like the other Powerstar trucks for sale, a Weichai Euro 2 Intercooled Turbo engine. It also features a 6 cylinder inline, direct injection, water cooled 4 stroke transmission.
6×4 trucks from Powerstar
With four models to choose from when it comes to 6×4 trucks, you are spoilt for choice.
The VX 2628 short and long wheel base 6×4 trucks are versatile trucks and find application in a number of industries including the military, construction, mining, general freight and liquid transport, to name but a few examples.
While both the long and short wheel base work great as water tankers, the short wheel base is best suited for tipper applications. Other applications for these trucks include freight and mixer applications.
Next up on the list of 6×4 Powerstar trucks is the VX 2642 S. A truck tractor, this beauty finds use in a number of industries including construction, dry bulk transport, liquid transport, waste applications and the agricultural industry.
The VX 3335 is another beauty finding use in industries that range to include general freight, construction, mining and quarrying, plant hire and agriculture. These 6×4 trucks are available in both long and short wheel base and can be used in applications that extend to include water tanker, waste compaction, freight and tipper applications.
The last model here is the V3 2646 6×4 truck tractor. Great for use in various industries, this truck tractor finds use in dry bulk transportation, plant hire, rigging and agricultural industries. A 460 horsepower monster, these Powerstar trucks for sale are a great buy.
All these models are equipped with the Weichai Euro 2 Intercooled Turbo engine with the exception of the V3 2646, which is equipped with a Weichai Euro 3 Intercooled engine. It also features a 6 cylinder inline, direct injection, water cooled 4 stroke transmission.
The VX models offer a Fastgear 12-speed manual gearbox and a Weichai Euro 2 turbocharged Intercooled engine with outputs ranging from 280hp and 1,160Nm to 350hp and 1,350Nm.
Powerstar 4×2 trucks
If you are in need of 4×2 trucks then Powerstar has a stunning option for you. The VX 1627 can be used as a freight carrier, tipper or a water tanker, find application in industries that include construction, rigging, liquid transportation, mining and waste.
The 4×2 offering has a Weichai Euro 3 Intercooled engine and, like the other trucks for sale, features a 6 cylinder inline, direct injection, water cooled 4 stroke transmission.
The 8×4 Powerstar Truck
If it is 8×4 trucks you need, the VX 4035 might just be the answer you are looking for. Equipped with a Weichai Euro 2 Intercooled Turbo engine, this truck finds use in a number of industries. From mining and agriculture, to general freight, liquid transport and construction, these 8×4 trucks are a keeper.
The VX 4035 can be used as a water tanker, tipper, waste compactor, freight carrier and a tipper.
Furthuremore PTZ offers a range of Shacman trucks, one of them being the X3000. This is a 6 x 4 truck tractor with a 7.5 ton front axle, a 13 ton driven axle, powered by a water-cooled 9.7-litre Euro 3 Weichai 420 hp (309 kW) engine that delivers maximum torque of 1200 to 1500 r/min. It is equipped with a 12-speed manual gearbox produced by the Shaanxi Fast Auto Drive Group Company, which produces a whopping million transmissions a year.
PTZ believes that Zimbabwean transport operators who invest in the Shacman brand will not regret this decision. “This is because we focus on the customer, we pay attention to the whole life cycle of the product and we also pay attention to the customer’s operation,” he points out.
With a range of professional services offered under one roof, PTZ is your first and only stop for the best valued medium, heavy and extra heavy commercial vehicles, after-sales backup and genuine quality parts.