Renault Trucks has announced the launch a ‘Ready for Business’ range of pre-bodied Luton, Tipper and Dropside vehicles built on the Renault Master by Renault Trucks platform. Pre-converted by Renault Trucks’ nominated coachbuilder, VFS Southampton, with full European vehicle type approvals, the Ready for Business range can be delivered from stock or with short body lead-times. All the vehicles in the range come with a three-year (or 100,000 mile) warranty for both chassis and body.
“Designed with customers in mind, our Ready for Business range provides the ideal specification for a multitude of applications,” says Richard Chamberlain, LCV Manager, Renault Trucks. “The excellent build quality and performance of the Master provides the perfect vehicle for this hardworking series and we are delighted to be working with VFS, one the UK’s premier body suppliers for vans, to ensure build integrity throughout. This pre-converted range, ready for work and with competitive prices, low maintenance costs and extended service intervals, together with the back-up and support of our network of commercial vehicle workshops, is an attractive, business-focused offer for van operators.”
The Master Dropside delivers an impressive payload, in excess of 1.3t, and is fitted with a VFS high-strength steel body that is durable, reliable and hardworking. Standard features include up to 4.4m body length, six internal load lashing points, removable rear corner pillars, front bulkhead ladder rack and 400mm side boards in anodised aluminium. Towing equipment, 500kg tail-lift and working at height safety rails are available as options.
The Master Luton, constructed with GRP Aero panels, which are incredibly light and strong, offers leading load space of 20m3 and payload in excess of 1-tonne, even with a tail-lift. The lightweight aluminium framework, sub-frame and roller shutter rear door with internal release, dual rail Load-Lok system and internal LED lighting are all fitted as standard.
The high-strength steel body of the Master Tipper is tough, durable and easy to maintain. Delivering a payload of over 1.3t, and up to 3.2m body length, the Master Tipper features 5 stage underfloor ram with chromium plated cylinders, bison steel platform, headboard and subframe and aluminium finish one piece extruded boards.
The Renault Master by Renault Trucks is designed to deliver lowest cost of ownership, with excellent fuel efficiency of up to 41mpg, along with advanced technology features including extended grip, lane departure warning, active brake assist, stability control and DAB audio with bluetooth integration.
VFS – part of the Faist and Scattolini Group – specialises in the LCV market up to 4.5t. Independently accredited with ISO/TS 16949, one of the highest quality standards held by any LCV converter, complements its ISO9001 and VCA CoP (Conformity of Production) accreditations, quality of design, manufacture and service are the keystone attributes of every VFS product.