MAN TGX 18.480 4x2 BLS

Optimum driving comfort and hi-tech driveline

MAN TGX Vario semitrailer tractor
The TGX 18.480 semitrailer tractor with XXL cab demonstrates the unique level of comfort that only MAN can offer within international long-haul operations. The vehicle also features innovative technology to boost economic efficiency and safety.

Flagship truck in the series: maximum comfort for international long-haul driving.
Optimum driving comfort and hi-tech driveline.


New-look XXL cab:■ Even more dynamic in its design (front panel, chrome panel with lion emblem), with improved aerodynamics
■ Unrivalled interior volume, bunk facilities, comfort and ergonomics – also ideal for two-driver operation
Radio MAN Media Truck Advanced with navigation system:■ 5-inch colour touch screen
■ Truck-specific navigation software
■ USB/AUX interface for connecting media players
■ Bluetooth interface with hands-free system
■ Radio display used to show image from a retrofit reversing camera
Active roll stabilisation (CDC, Continuous Damping Control) with electronically controlled shock absorbers:■ Maximum driving safety and easy control in all driving situations – especially with a high centre of gravity
■ Continuous adaptation of damping to the load and driving situation
MAN EURO 6 driveline:We remain efficient with EURO 6 too.
MAN combines the following tried-and-tested technologies: exhaust gas recirculation (EGR), selective catalytic reduction (SCR) and the CRT particulate filter system. An optimised speed level through a long overall ratio.

Technical description

Engine:D2676 Common Rail
■ Power output: 353 kW/480 hp
■ Maximum torque: 2,300 Nm at 930–1,400 rpm
■ Emission category: EURO 6
Gearbox:■ Automated gearshift system MAN TipMatic® with ZF Intarder (ZF 12 AS 2331 DD)
Frame/chassis:■ Leaf-air suspension
■ Hypoid drive axle
■ Aluminium fuel tank 580 l + 80 l AdBlue on right and 580 l on left
Cab:■ XXL cab 2,440 mm wide, 2,280 mm long
Body:■ JOST JSK 42 fifth-wheel coupling design height 150 mm with integrated lubrication and 40 mm fifth-wheel pick-up plate (system height 190 mm)
Weights (in kg) according to sales system:■ Gross weight rating 18,000
■ Gross train weight rating 44,000
■ Chassis weight 7,285
■ Permitted axle loads FA 7,100, RA 11,500
■ Fifth-wheel coupling load 10,750