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In the city of Svobodny, located in the Amur region, an entire warehouse of Magirus-Deutz trucks produced in the second half of the 1970s was discovered.

A batch of 10 thousand of these trucks was purchased by the USSR from the Federal Republic of Germany for use in the construction of the Baikal-Amur Mainline.

A total of 7 trucks were put up for sale, which, according to the seller, are in good condition.

Working for Magirus-Deutz was considered prestigious, since the quality and comfort of trucks from Germany were superior to their domestic counterparts. They also featured reliable and unpretentious air-cooled diesel engines.

Two- and three-axle flatbed trucks and Magirus-Deutz dump trucks with hooded cabs were mainly exported to the USSR. In the Amur region, three-axle vehicles have been preserved, including a truck tractor with a semi-trailer!

The rarities look decent, the seller indicates the year of manufacture 1977 and the discussed price is 800 thousand rubles.

The most popular three-axle Magirus-Deutz 290D26 dump truck was equipped with an atmospheric 14.7-liter V10, which develops 290 horsepower and 873 Nm of torque.

The engine is paired with a 6-speed ZF manual transmission without synchronizers. The wheel formula is 6×4; center differential locks help off-road. Load capacity – 16.6 tons.

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