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When emotion meets logic

V8 Powertrain

The new Scania V8 powertrain kickstarts an incredible driving experience. This is where amazing driveability co-exists with outstanding performance, increased uptime and fuel efficiency. By combining the updated engine range with the new Scania Opticruise gearbox, fuel savings of up to 6% can be achieved. And the legendary engine sound reveals incomparable power and robustness like never before. This is where emotion meets logic.

The V8 Engine family

The Scania V8 is the high-performance benchmark. It’s the perfect fit for operations that require the efficiency, power and performance that only a V8 can deliver. The updated range of Euro 6 V8 engines are approved to run on renewable fuels. Choose between 530 hp, 590 hp, 660 hp or 770 hp outputs. The mighty 770 hp engine is the world’s strongest commercially produced truck engine. With an impressive torque of 3700 Nm, hills will never be as steep as before. Our V8 engine family provides the power needed for the job. With outstanding operating economy and uptime.

The new Scania Opticruise gearbox

And that’s not all – premium power needs a premium gearbox . Scania’s new Opticruise gearbox features improved gearshifting in combination with better fuel consumption and excellent comfort. The new range of gearboxes are designed for both driveability and sustainability. The wider gear ratio spread and fewer internal losses provides up to 1% fuel saving potential. On top of this higher uptime with an oil change interval of up to one million km. All this to ensure that your truck is performing – every hour and every day. The new Scania Opticruise gearbox is available for all V8 engines up to 660 hp.

Exterior styling

When you are driving a Scania V8 it means that you are driving a premium truck with a premium engine. And that should be visible as well. If the sound and the power is not obvious enough, the V8 styling will past nobody unnoticed

Interior styling

In a Scania V8 every aspect of seating, accommodation and storage has been perfected. The result: an impeccable interior that combines home comfort with total practicality. The interior options include fluted black leather seats with an embossed V8 symbol and red stitching. The black leather steering wheel with red stitching adds an extra dimension to the driving experience.

Clothing collection

With the legend in mind, our V8 collection combines quality with a bold design. Discover our range of clothing and accessories at your local dealer or


One of the most memorable aspects of driving a Scania V8 is listening to the sound of the engine. It’s an experience in itself - thoroughly designed to build the reputation and image of V8 trucks and drivers. And recognised throughout the industry as a power impossible to silence.

This is not the sound of the ordinary. It’s the sound of the V8.

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A V8 for every operation

The Scania V8 generation is characterised by impressive power, performance and productivity. It brings fuel efficiency to the next level and sets the standard with high residual value and better uptime.

Find the full V8-range