The Volvo B-Series grader line is comprised of five tandem-drive models and two all-wheel-drive models. The tandem-drive models range in operating weight from 33,400 to 43,250 pounds and in horsepower from 141 to 243. The all-wheel-drive models range from 35,400 to 38,250 pounds in operating weight and from 235 to 243 in horsepower. B-Series graders are powered by Volvo 7.1-liter or 9.6-liter turbocharged, liquid-cooled engines featuring electronic controlled injection. The Volvo 8400 transmission offers eight forward and four reverse speeds. Five speeds are below 11 mph for all grading operations.
Seven models make up Volvo’s B-series line
July 21, 2003