The president of Volvo Trucks puts his neck on the line in his own breathtaking stunt. No trick filming. Just Claes Nilsson, testing the robustness of the new Volvo FMX. Would you dare? This is the first video releases from VOLVO Trucks, and more will follow. We invite you to take part in all of them.
The Volvo FMX (FMX meaning “Forward control Medium Xtreme“) is a limited production off-road truck range manufactured by Swedish truck company Volvo Truck Corporation.
The FMX was introduced in 2010 based on the Volvo FM. The FMX range is a multipurpose truck range for distribution, construction and on highway/off highway transport duties. As of 2011 the engine size is no longer added to the model denomination.
The First Generation FMX was introduced for the 2010 model year, was based on the Volvo FM. All FMX have been available with the choice of 11-litre and 13-litre Euro-5 engines, The D11 and D13 models. The production version went on sale in Europe in autumn 2010 and worldwide in 2011.
The Second Generation FMX range was launched in April 2013 with sales planned to begin in September 2013. The new FMX is available with a choice of 11-litre and 13-litre Euro-6 engines, the smaller D11 engine with power outputs from 330 to 450 horsepower and the larger D13 has power outputs from 420 to 500 horsepower