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1240

Volvo BM 1240 / BM-Volvo LM 1240

BM 1240 / LM 1240 was a well-balanced 12-tonner with a powerful Volvo D 70B engine. 1240 was equipped with a lock-up differential on the front axle, it had large wheels and excellent weight distribution.

Production year 1972-1979

1240 1979 specifications
Engine Volvo D 70 B
Engine output (SAE), kW (hp) 118 (160)
Tip. load (straight/full turn), kg 8 800 / 7 700
Bucket volume, m3 2,1–7,0
Tires 20.5-25/16
No. of driven wheels 4
Operating weight, kg 12 400
Production year 1972–1979