2,400 hp Super Semi Truck by Volvo Going For World Speed Record

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With a name like “The Iron Knight,” Volvo Trucks’ new super semi truck is set to attempt a new international speed record. This truck’s power is rated at an astonishing 2,400 hp and 4,425 lb-ft of torque.

“The Iron Knight is the perfect way to showcase the competence and innovative power of Volvo Trucks. At the same time, our aim was to generate new insights into technical and design solutions. The intention is to transfer some of these to our series-produced trucks,” says Claes Nilsson, President and CEO of Volvo Trucks, in an August 17 press release.

As of now, Volvo Trucks has only released a teaser for the record run, but will release the full run on August 24. Be sure to check back on that date to see The Iron Knight crush records.