The Foton EST serves as the brand’s heavy-duty range of tractor heads in the country. It is divided into the 400 series and the 430 series with each one easily being adaptable to the hauling needs of the customer. The EST range of trucks can be had in two configurations, the first of which is a 4x2 setup, while the second option is a 6x4.
First up is the EST 400 which is powered by an 11.8-liter turbo diesel engine that produces 400 hp and comes with a maximum pulling capacity of 55,000 kg. The EST430, on the other hand, carries the same engine but comes with a higher output of 430 hp along with a higher pulling capacity of 80,000 kg. The EST range of trucks can be had in two configurations, the first of which is a 4x2 setup, while the second option is a 6x4.
All models under the EST-M range come powered by a 5.9-liter turbocharged 6-cylinder diesel engine. Its power plant produces 220 hp and a healthy amount of torque. The payload capacity of EST-M trucks varies per model and starts at 13,060 kg for the dump truck model and goes up to 17,205 kg in the van and dropside variants.