URAL Trucks has a front axle load capacity is moving up from 5.3 to 6.5 tons and payload max is up to 13 tons. That pushes the truck’s total gross weight to 22.5 tons, with the drivetrain capable of moving 38 tons all up when a trailer’s involved.
GAZ says the Ural Next’s transfer case has been bolstered to allow for a 1.4x torque increase while fuel consumption drops by 8%. The truck is powered by a YaMZ-536 diesel engine available in 240, 285 and 312 horsepower levels of tune. Other sources say that engine kicks out around 900 lb-ft of torque too.
Buyers can pick between a YaMZ or ZF manual transmission.