The Liebherr T 282B is an off-highway, ultra class, rigid frame, two-axle, diesel-electric, AC powertrain haul truck designed and manufactured by the Liebherr Mining Equipment Co. in Newport News, Virginia, USA. The T 282B is Liebherr’s largest, highest payload capacity haul truck, offering one of the largest haul truck payload capacities in the world, up to 400 short tons (363 t).
The T 282B is powered by a diesel/electric powertrain. Two diesel engines are available: a 3,650 horsepower (2,720 kW) DDC/MTU 20V4000, 90 litres (5,500 cu in) V20 or a 3,500 horsepower (2,600 kW) Cummins QSK 78 78 litres (4,800 cu in) V18. The diesel engine is coupled to a Siemens-Liebherr AC electric drive system. Fully loaded, the T 282B can achieve a top speed of 40 mph (64 km/h).