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Centaur 8x8
8 WHEEL DRIVE AMPHIBIOUS
ALL TERRAIN UTILITY VEHICLE
31HP PETROL or 26.5HP DIESEL
1500lbs LOAD CAPACITY (LAND)
700lbs LOAD CAPACITY (WATER)
2000lbs TOWING CAPACITY
HYDRAULIC FOOT PEDAL DISC BRAKES
HAND OPERATED PARKING BRAKE
CONVENTIONAL STEERING WHEEL
PRICE - on application

The Centaur combines some of the features of trucks, ATVs and snow machines into one versatile off-road vehicle. Available in a 26 HP diesel or 31 HP petrol engine, the Centaur operates in all seasons, even in difficult terrain like swamps, deep mud, water, snow and ice. See below for full specifications.



Full Centaur Specifications

Model: V2001G, V2001D & V2001DT
Engine
V2001G:
DM 950 G (Gasoline)
Briggs & Stratton Daihatsu 3 cylinder in-line, liquid cooled, 4 cycle, overhead valve, 952 cc (58 cu. in.), 31 h.p. at governed 3600 rpm and 50.5 ft. lbs. torque at 2200 rpm. 12 volt electric starter, 60 amp alternator and 600 CCA battery. Dash mounted manual choke control.
Engine
V2001D:
DM 950 D (Diesel)
Briggs & Stratton Daihatsu 3 cylinder in-line, liquid cooled, 4 cycle, overhead valve, 952 cc (58 cu. in.), 26.5 h.p. at governed 3600 rpm and 44.1 ft. lbs. torque at 2400 rpm. 12 volt electric starter, 60 amp alternator and 950 CCA battery. Dash mounted glow plug on and water in fuel indicator lamps.
Engine
V2001DT:
DM 950 DT (Turbo Diesel)
Briggs & Stratton Daihatsu 3 cylinder, in line, liquid cooled, overhead valve, 925cc (58 cu. in.) 31 h.p. at governed 3600 rpm and 55 ft.lbs torque at 2400 rpm. 12 volt electric starter, 60 amp alternator and 950 CCA battery. Dash mounted glow plug on and water in fuel indicator lamps

Brakes:

Foot pedal operated hydraulic disc brakes with hand lever operated mechanical parking brake.
Steering: Hydrostatic skid steering.
Driver controls: Conventional automotive type steering wheel, brake pedal and foot throttle; dash mounted key operated ignition/starter switch, high/low beam headlamp switch, tachometer/hourmeter, fuel level, and coolant temperature gauges and warning lights for low oil pressure and low electrical charge rate.
Clutch & Transmission: Continuously variable belt driven torque converter (CVT). High and low range forward, neutral and reverse transmission controlled by a conventional H pattern range selector.
Final Drive System: RC60 roller chains from transmission to eight 1.59" (40 mm) diameter axles. Fully adjustable tensioner for each drive chain. Tapered roller bearings in an oil bath support each axle.
Frame: Powder coated, 3 inch tubular steel, lower body support pan, welded construction. FEA analyzed for strength and durability
Body: Vacuum formed lower hull and standard full skid plate formed from high density polyethylene (HDPE)
Load Capacity: 1500 lbs / 680 kg on land - 700 lbs / 320 kg in water
Towing Capacity*: 2000 lbs / 907 kg of drawbar pull
Seating Capacity: Front bench seat for two persons on land / two persons on water.
Fuel Capacity: 11.1 U.S. gal. / 42 litres providing approx. 10 hours of operation
Speed**: 28 mph / 45 km/h on land - 2.5 mph / 4 km/h on water
Shipping Weight: 2100 lb / 950 kg
Tires: Goodyear Rawhide III AT25 x 11.50 - 9 NHS
Ground Pressure: At 3500 lbs. / 1680 kg gross vehicle weight
Tires 7 psi / 48 kPa
17"/ 432 mm track: 2.5 psi / 17 kPa
Ground Clearance: 8" / 200 mm to centre of lower body
Operating Conditions: All weather, all terrain, -40F to +104F (-40C to +40C)
Transport: Truck, trailer or helicopter lift
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