MAN reveals TGX Individual Lion S

In News, MAN4 MinutesBy NZ Trucking magazineFebruary 12, 2021

MAN Truck & Bus has given itself a gift for the one-year anniversary of its new MAN Truck Generation, releasing an exclusive top-of-the-range model: the MAN TGX Individual Lion S.

Under the banner of MAN Individual, MAN Truck & Bus offers its customers a comprehensive portfolio of options for vehicle refinement, customer-specific adaptations and technical modifications ex works. This applies to the cab and chassis as well as to the electronics and driveline. All customisations and modifications are developed and implemented by the experts at MAN Individual.

Available with 380 to 477kW (510 to 640hp), the TGX Lion S designed by MAN Individual also offers unrivalled exclusivity. Its sporty appearance and unique design and equipment elements leave nothing to be desired.

“The first time I looked at this truck, it really gave me goosebumps. This is a statement coming down the road – both exterior wise and interior wise. I bet that we will have a lot of our customers drivers and owner operators that will be proud of driving an MAN down the road. This truck is really a beauty!” said Göran Nyberg, executive board member for sales and marketing at MAN Truck & Bus SE.

On the outside, the MAN TGX Individual LION S, designed jointly by the MAN design department and the finishing experts at MAN Individual, turns heads with its carbon visual effects on the bumper and mirrors as well as a variety of red accents that emphasiae the striking design of the new MAN Truck Generation. The classy radiator design with its black paint and chrome trims highlighted in red, optional roof bar with LED lamps, stainless steel front and side bars, black wheel trims and the exclusive MAN Individual sunblind make for an eye-catching, powerful exterior.

Inside, a red decorative seam on the multifunctional leather steering wheel emphasises the sporty character of the MAN TGX Individual Lion S. The seat covers made of genuine Alcantara leather feature red diamond stitching, with the armrests and door inserts made to match. The headrests feature an appliqué of a red lion. Lion S lettering adorns the chrome door mouldings and the red seat belts enhance the dynamic overall impression that the truck makes.

The standard driver comfort package with its premium seats, generous steering wheel adjustment range and fully digital 12.3-inch instrumentation ensures that the working environment in the spacious cab of the Individual Lion S is a pleasant one. Numerous assistance functions such as Adaptive Cruise Control Stop & Go, MAN ComfortSteering, Lane Return Assist LRA, lane change and turn assist or high beam assist are ready and waiting to help the drivers perform their duties in the ideal manner. 

The optional MAN Individual comfort features include a spacious wall unit in place of the second bed for up to 1,400 litres of additional storage space and the option of fitting a kitchen unit with microwave and coffee machine. An optional 22-inch television on the side wall above the bed will keep the drivers informed and entertained during their time away from home, especially when used in combination with the comfortable, removable TV lounger.