A number of specialist truck designs have been completed
Capoco has never addressed the standard volume truck market, nor the volume panel van market.
Specialist design technology for the heavy vehicle sector
Our comprehensive suite of professional services caters to a diverse clients, ranging from OEMs to commercial operators.
Dennis Eagle Elite
Work on the original concept changed the proposed tubular chassis to a conventional one.
This original Capoco concept was proposed in 1984 as the LIFE or Light Fire Engine. Design Council Design Award
ZIL TRD Race Truck
Multi link suspension developed with first leaf then coil springs. Layout then adopted by all the other works teams.
Dennis Fire Cab
Cromweld 3CR12 structure to suit Rapier & Sabre chassis, plus interior & styling
Concept Truck Suspension
Link based design with transverse drag link, technology shared with ZIL race truck & Optare Solo
Truck Air Suspensions
Coil & air suspensions designed for truck chassis including Dennis Rapier & sabre
Specialist heavy vehicle technology
Packaging, structure & suspension for new truck concepts
- Chassis frame concept
- Suspension design & development
- Bin lift structural study
- Inspired the Mercedes Econic design…
ZIL Race Truck
- Originally leaf springs plus links
- Supertruck version changed all the grid competitors to this coil & link design
- Inspiration for later CAT truck
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