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Monday, March 16, 2015

This fire truck had two heads

One of firefighter car fleet of Nanjing, capital of south China’s Jiangsu province in mainland China has a unique appearance.

Therefore, the car has two heads like a train. As a result, people who saw it was definitely confused where the front and rear. As quoted from Autoevolution on Thursday, February 5, 2015, the fire truck was deliberately made so in order to facilitate the fire-fighters crew when extinguish a fire.

The car certainly will not find it difficult to move forward and backward in crucial moments, especially when putting out in a narrow region or tunnels.
MAN-BAI Janus 400 'Bifronte'. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1EfCVfk)
This fire truck named 'MAN-BAI Janus 400' is not made by the Chinese off course. This car was already there and made by German company in collaboration with the Italians. This fire truck was made after finding the case of a fire in Mont Blanc tunnel in 1999 that led to 38 people were killed.
Left side view of MAN-BAI Janus 400 'Bifronte'. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1BgGRP7)
At that time, the usual fire fighting vehicles can not provide maximum employment because of the difficulty of the terrain. A report said the Chinese redeem a MAN-BAI Janus 400 with a tag of US $1.43 million or equivalent Rp.17,9 billion. The price is quite commensurate with what the car has to offer.

Although not mentioned specifications of the engine that installed in it, the MAN-BAI Janus 400 can travel up to speeds of 120 mph in either direction without turing. This fire trucks can carry 1,056 gallons (4,000 liter) water tank and 500 gallons (1,892 liters) foam tank. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | AUTOEVOLUTION]
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