Mercedes-Benz Atego race truck.

Following in the tire tracks of the 1450 S and 1834 S, the Atego race truck represented the third stage in the Mercedes-Benz race truck development program. In 1998, its first season, Ludovic Faure drove the Atego to the European Truck Racing Cup title in the “Super Race Class” for purpose-built race trucks. In 2000 the Atego finished runner up in the standings. Mercedes-Benz withdrew from truck racing at the end of the 2001 season.

  • Cylinders V6
  • Displacement 729 cu in
  • Output 1100 kW
  • at engine speed 2000-2200 /min
  • Top speed 100 mph (limited)