In the 1970s nearly every driver acknowledged the Scania 141 as the King of the Road. It was the most powerful truck of its day, the favourite for long-haul work throughout Europe. It set a standard for other manufacturers to match and it created a premium image for Scania that still persists.
In this highly illustrated book Patrick Dyer shows how the model developed from the L75. It's a story of careful attention to trends in the transport market and equally thorough commitment to engineering detail and driver comfort. Scania's enterprise, together with Volvo, led to their supremacy in European truck driving.
Patrick Dyer works in motor sport and also holds a Class One HGV licence, driving whenever possible. His previous book covered the story of the Volvo F88 and F89.