Driving a real-life Tonka toy
The Bell B50D is one of the biggest dumper trucks in the world. Honestly, it’s huge. Matthew Jones takes to the wheel...
Posted: 04 Sep 2012
To send drive to all six of its wheels, there's a clever six-speed Allison transmission (the founder of which also co-founded the Indy 500, fact fans). It's got a special torque converter that multiplies power. It's a variant of the very same unit used in fire trucks, the highest security prison vans and London buses.