AVTOTOR has launched the full-cycle production of Hyundai Mighty trucks

AVTOTOR has launched the full-cycle production of Hyundai Mighty trucks


RusAutoNewsCom.- As announced by Avtotor press office, the full-cycle production (welding, painting and assembly) of medium-tonnage Hyundai Mighty EX8 and EX9 commercial vehicles, with 7.8 and 8.5 tonnes gross weights respectively, has started at the Avtotor automobile factory in Kaliningrad.

The launch of the production of the new models with cabin welding and painting will be carried out within the framework of the obligations of the Special Investment Contract signed between Avtotor, the Russian Ministry of Industry and Commerce and the regional government in Kaliningrad.

The full-cycle production of Hyundai HD78, HD65, HD35 and HD35C models was already in place at the Avtotor plant. With the launch of the two new models, the entire range of Hyundai commercial vehicles is currently being produced in full-cycle at the factory.

A new cabin welding line has been put in action for the production of Hyundai Mighty in CKD mode, installed with modern equipment, including contemporary software-controlled machines that provide additional control on welding quality, significantly increasing the accuracy of operations.

EX8 model of the vehicle is manufactured at Avtotor in three wheel-base versions at the lengths of 3400, 3850 and 4200 mm, with 5.26, 5.25 and 5.21 tonnes payloads respectively. The trucks are equipped with 2.9 lt (160 hp / 392 Nm) capacity D4CC engines and a 5-speed gearbox.

Hyundai Mighty EX9, on the other hand, has two versions: with a long wheel-base at 3850mm (the 5100 mm-long superstructure accommodates 10 euro-pallets, up to 21,7 m3) and at 4200 mm (6200 mm superstructure, accommodating 12 euro-pallets, up to 26.5 m3). The model is equipped with a powerful 3.9 litre D4GA engine (170 hp / 608 Nm), operating in tandem with a 6-speed manual gearbox.

Complete vehicles roll off the assembly line, a majority of which is equipped with isothermal and industrial goods vans and tarpaulin sideboards, as well as special superstructures.