The Belaz 75710 is an off-road, ultra-class haul truck and is currently the largest in the world with a payload capacity of 450 tonnes. It is powered by two 16 cylinder 65,000 cc diesel engines each rated at 1715 kW (2300 bhp), which in turn power 4 Siemens electric motors, one for each pair of wheels, giving it four wheel drive. When not loaded, only one engine can be used, saving fuel. Also with four-wheel steering, the turning circle is claimed to be 20 metres.
Width: 9.87 m
Length: 20.6 m
Height: 8.2 m
Wheelbase: 8.0 m
Payload: 450 tonnes (270 cubic metres)
Tyres: Type 59/80R63 (4.0 m diameter, 1.5 m wide, 5.1 tonnes)
Max. speed: 64 kph (40 mph)
Max. slope: 18% (1 in 5.5) at full capacity.
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