Oliver Grüttemeier and his 817 LS: his childhood truck

Classic vehicles

Light class.

This light series was ubiquitous in his father’s haulage company. Oliver Grüttemeier spent whole summers at a time in these trucks.

The model series.

The 817 LS – L stands for air-sprung in German and S for tractor truck – was produced starting in 1985 and rolled off the assembly line with 121 kW (170 hp) at 7.5 tonnes in weight. It is equipped with an OM 366 A six-cylinder engine and belongs to the LK (light class) model series.

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