US company Allison Transmission (Hall 5, Stand C460) has teamed with Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles (RMMV) of Europe to supply its Allison 4500 SP fully automatic transmission for the TGS-Mil truck.
The Allison 4500 automatic transmission will be offered in the complete family of TGS-Mil 4x4, 6x6 and 8x8 trucks, which can be fitted with various bodies according to end users’ specific requirements.
The six-speed Allison 4500 automatic transmission is equipped with a torque converter, which multiplies engine torque during starting and acceleration for better performance and easier manoeuvring, even at very low speeds.
The RMMV TGS-Mil trucks have gross vehicle weights of between 18 and 41 tonnes and are powered by the MAN D2676 family of common rail diesel engines, which have a maximum output of up to 397kW (540hp) at 2,500Nm.
Allison is also a key provider of automatic transmissions for tracked armoured vehicles. Its X200 automatic transmission is designed for medium tracked vehicles with a gross vehicle weight of up to 18 tonnes and coupled to an engine with a rating of up to 400hp (298kW).
The Allison 3000 automatic transmission is designed for medium-duty vehicles and is marketed with close or wide ratio gearing and coupled to an engine with a maximum rating of 336kW (450hp).