Astra (Anonima Sarda TRAsporti) Veicoli Industriali S.p.A. is an Italian company that produces trucks, heavy transport vehicles and military vehicles. Astra was privately founded in 1946 in Cagliari, and since 1986 has been part of Iveco, itself part of CNH Industrial. In 1951 Astra moved to Piacenza. From 1946 to 1986 Astra was owned by the Bertuzzi family of Piacenza.
|Astra Veicoli Industriali S.p.A.|
During the 1960s, the companies' facility was enlarged several times, and a broader range of vehicles with dumper and mixer models were added.
Currently the production of vehicles by Astra includes a number of construction-oriented trucks (HD8), rigid dump trucks (RD), and articulated dump trucks (ADT). Production of vehicles began in 1955 with the construction of the BM1, a rigid dump truck that had some success. Following the enlargement of the factory, the BM series was extended, and the model BM 309 participated in the Paris-Dakar in the truck category. In 1996, the fiftieth anniversary of the company's founding, the HD7 series went on the market which also had some success. In 2005 this was replaced by the current HD8 range. In 2009 Astra launched a new range of heavy duty vehicles called HHD.
In 2002 the company absorbed Astra SIVI (a partner of Iveco from 1982), which produced vehicles for heavy transport, and in 2004 completely integrated production by SIVI. Vehicles produced by SIVI Astra are all produced on the basis of Iveco vehicles, currently Stralis and Trakker.
The Astra range of products includes:
Since 1990, Astra SpA has built the entire military range of trucks produced by the Iveco group.
The HD7 series in cargo and tractor versions are as follows.
|Model||Configuration||Motor type||Cylinder cc||CV||PTC / PTR and t|
|HD7 42.38||4x2||Iveco 8210.42K||13798||380||20 / 44|
|HD7 42.42||4x2||Iveco 8210.42L||13798||420||20 / 44|
|HD7 44.34||4x4||Iveco 8460.41K||9498||340||20 / 44|
|HD7 44.38||4x4||Iveco 8210.42K||13798||380||20 / 44|
|HD7 44.42||4x4||Iveco 8210.42L||13798||420||20 / 44|
|HD7 64.34||6x4||Iveco 8460.41K||9498||340||33 / 56|
|HD7 66.34||6x6||Iveco 8460.41K||9498||340||33 / 56|
|HD7 64.38||6x4||Iveco 8210.42K||13798||380||33 / 56|
|HD7 66.38||6x6||Iveco 8210.42K||13798||380||33 / 56|
|HD7 64.42||6x4||Iveco 8210.42L||13798||420||33 / 56|
|HD7 66.42||6x6||Iveco 8210.42L||13798||420||33 / 56|
|HD7 64.45||6x4||Iveco 8280.42B||17174||440||33 / 56|
|HD7 66.45||6x6||Iveco 8280.42B||17174||450||33 / 56|
|HD7 64.47||6x4||Iveco 8210.42B||13798||470||33 / 56|
|HD7 64.52||6x4||Iveco 8280.42S||17174||520||33 / 56|
|HD7 66.52||6x6||Iveco 8280.42S||17174||520||33 / 56|
|HD7 84.38||8x4||Iveco 8210.42K||13798||380||40-48|
|HD7 84.42||8x4||Iveco 8210.42L||13798||420||40-48|
|HD7 86.42||8x6||Iveco 8210.42L||13798||420||40-48|
|HD7 84.45||8x4||Iveco 8280.42B||17174||440||40-48|
|HD7 86.45||8x6||Iveco 8280.42B||17174||450||40-48|
|HD7 84.47||8x4||Iveco 8210.42B||13798||470||40-48|
|HD7 84.52||8x4||Iveco 8280.42S||17174||520||40-48|
|HD7 86.52||8x6||Iveco 8280.42S||17174||520||40-48|
HD7/C series, HD8, equipped with Iveco Motors Cursor 13.
The HD7/C series, equipped with motors type Cursor 13 Euro 4 consists of:
|Model||Configuration||Motor type||Cylinder cc||CV||PTC / PTR t|
|HD7c 42.36||4x2||Iveco F3B E0681JB||12882||360||20 / 44|
|HD7c 44.36||4x4||Iveco F3B E0681JB||12882||360||20 / 44|
|HD7c 42.40||4x2||Iveco F3B E0681HB||12882||400||20 / 44|
|HD7c 44.40||4x4||Iveco F3B E0681HB||12882||400||20 / 44|
|HD7c 42.45||4x2||Iveco F3B E0681DB||12882||450||20 / 44|
|HD7c 44.45||4x4||Iveco F3B E0681DB||12882||450||20 / 44|
|HD7c 64.36||6x4||Iveco F3B E0681JB||12882||360||33 / 56|
|HD7c 66.36||6x6||Iveco F3B E0681JB||12882||360||33 / 56|
|HD7c 64.40||6x4||Iveco F3B E0681HB||12882||400||33 / 56|
|HD7c 66.40||6x6||Iveco F3B E0681HB||12882||400||33 / 56|
|HD7c 64.45||6x4||Iveco F3B E0681DB||12882||450||33 / 56|
|HD7c 66.45||6x6||Iveco F3B E0681DB||12882||450||33 / 56|
|HD7c 64.50||6x4||Iveco F3B E0681FB||12882||500||33 / 56|
|HD7c 66.50||6x6||Iveco F3B E0681FB||12882||500||33 / 56|
|HD7c 84.36||8x4||Iveco F3B E0681JB||12882||360||40-48|
|HD7c 84.40||8x4||Iveco F3B E0681HB||12882||400||40-48|
|HD7c 84.45||8x4||Iveco F3B E0681DB||12882||450||40-48|
|HD7c 86.45||8x6||Iveco F3B E0681DB||12882||450||40-48|
|HD7c 88.45||8x8||Iveco F3B E0681DB||12882||450||40-48|
|HD7c 84.50||8x4||Iveco F3B E0681FB||12882||500||40-48|
|HD7c 86.50||8x6||Iveco F3B E0681FB||12882||500||40-48|
|HD7c 88.50||8x8||Iveco F3B E0681FB||12882||500||40-48|
The new HD8 series, equipped with the also new Iveco Cursor 13 Euro 5 contains 16 configurations of chassis with 5 different motors:
|Model||Configuration||Motor type||Cylinder cc||CV||PTC / PTR t|
|HD8 42.41||4x2||Iveco F3B E3681D||12882||410||20 / 44-49|
|HD8 44.41||4x4||Iveco F3B E3681D||12882||410||20 / 44-49|
|HD8 42.44||4x2||Iveco F3B E3681G||12882||440||20 / 44-49|
|HD8 44.44||4x4||Iveco F3B E3681G||12882||440||20 / 44-49|
|HD8 44.48||4x4||Iveco F3B E3681F||12882||480||20 / 44-49|
|HD8 64.41||6x4||Iveco F3B E3681D||12882||410||33 / 56|
|HD8 64.44||6x4||Iveco F3B E3681D||12882||440||33 / 56|
|HD8 64.48||6x4||Iveco F3B E3681F||12882||480||33 / 56|
|HD8 66.48||6x6||Iveco F3B E3681F||12882||480||33 / 56|
|HD8 64.52||6x4||Iveco F3B E3681E||12882||520||33 / 56|
|HD8 66.52||6x6||Iveco F3B E3681E||12882||520||33 / 56|
|HD8 64.56||6x4||Iveco F3B E3681A||12882||560||33 / 56|
|HD8 66.56||6x6||Iveco F3B E3681A||12882||560||33 / 56|
|HD8 84.41||8x4||Iveco F3B E3681D||12882||410||40-48|
|HD8 84.44||8x4||Iveco F3B E3681G||12882||440||40-48|
|HD8 86.44||8x6||Iveco F3B E3681G||12882||440||40-48|
|HD8 84.48||8x4||Iveco F3B E3681F||12882||480||40-48|
|HD8 86.48||8x6||Iveco F3B E3681F||12882||480||40-48|
|HD8 88.48||8x8||Iveco F3B E3681F||12882||480||40-48|
|HD8 84.52||8x4||Iveco F3B E3681E||12882||520||40-48|
|HD8 86.52||8x6||Iveco F3B E3681E||12882||520||40-48|
|HD8 88.52||8x8||Iveco F3B E3681E||12882||520||40-48|
|HD8 84.56||8x4||Iveco F3B E3681A||12882||560||40-48|
|HD8 86.56||8x6||Iveco F3B E3681A||12882||560||40-48|
|HD8 88.56||8x8||Iveco F3B E3681A||12882||560||40-48|
Two special series of HD8 are destined for foreign markets:
|Model||Configuration||Motor type||Cylinder cc||CV||PTC/PTR t||Volume m3|
|RD 28 C||4x2||Iveco F3A||10300||353||48,5||17,7|
|RD 32 C||4x2||Iveco F3A||10300||381||54||20,1|
|Model||Configuration||Motor type||Cylinder cc||CV||PTC/PTR t||Volume m3|
|ADT 25 C||6x6||Iveco F3A||10300||320||45||14,5|
|ADT 30 C||6x6||Iveco F3A||10300||353||51||17,6|
|ADT 35 C||6x6||Iveco F3B||12882||410||60||20,0|
|ADT 40 C||6x6||Iveco F3B||12882||455||66||22,0|
1. ↑ Astra dumptrucks at dumper.fr (French)
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