This is a diesel-powered mini semi-truck designed to look like a Freightliner, albeit one that’s been shrunk considerably. Interestingly it’s four-wheel drive, mid-engined, and it has a fifth-wheel hitch.

It’s powered by a famously tough 719cc Kubota three-cylinder diesel engine that’s mounted behind the cab, and power is sent to the front and rear-most axles via an automatic transmission.

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Image DescriptionThis mini-semi truck has seating for two, four-wheel drive, and it’s powered by a mid-mounted 719cc Kubota three-cylinder diesel engine.

The truck was custom-built and appears to be the only one of its kind that was made, as far as we can tell in any regard.

It was built on a ladder-type chassis and it has disc brakes all around. It’s fitted with a tandem-axle style rear though only the last two wheels are powered, connected via a live axle and a differential.

The body is finished in red with white and silver graphics, it has a large chrome grille up front, a steel front bumper, and a diamond-plate utility bed. It also has dual mirrors, air horns, clearance lights, dual chrome exhaust stacks, and a prominent Freightliner badge up front.

Inside you’ll find two Freightliner-branded bucket seats with a center arm rest, a left-hand drive steering wheel, a centrally-located shifter, a hand brake, and two pedals. It has gray carpeting, a Cobra CB radio, and a Pioneer CD stereo.

The truck rides on black 12″ alloy wheels with brushed rims, these are shod with 23×10.50″ Kenda Terra Trac tires front and back. It has independent front suspension and that aforementioned live axle rear, with the mid-set of wheels also riding on independent suspension.

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Image DescriptionThe truck obviously isn’t road legal, but it would make an interesting alternative to a golf cart for transport around a large personal property or a community living estate.

The Kubota diesel engine is factory rated at 20 bhp and 33.8 lb ft of torque and the four wheel drive system is full-time. The truck is not road-legal of course, though it would be well-suited to use by someone with a large property, or living in a private community estate as an eye-catching alternative to a golf cart.

The mini-truck is now being offered for sale out of Lauderhill, Florida by the selling dealer with a bill of sale and just 60 miles shown on the odometer. If you’d like to read more about it or register to bid you can visit the listing here.

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Published by Ben Branch -