The Polish Jelcz family of trucks

Jelcz is a Polish brand of trucks, buses and trolley buses produced by Zakłady Samochodowe Jelcz SA, which no longer trades.

The Polish Jelcz family of trucks is three principal trucks with the Polish Armed Forces:

442 Bartek – which is a general utility truck and powered by an Iveco NEF Tector turbocharged diesel engine, developing 275hp. It can be equipped with additional appliqué armour.


Configuration 4 x 4
Cab seating 1 + 1 men
Weight (empty) 7 t
Length 7.46 m
Width 2.6 m
Height 2.74 m

662 Jelcz – is a heavy utility truck. The chassis is used for other roles such as fuel tanker or superstructures for other command and control office.

The Jelcz 662 truck chassis is used for the WR-40 Langunsta multiple launch rocket system.

The Jelcz is powered by Iveco Cursor 8 or 10 turbocharged diesel engines, developing 350 and 430 hp respectively.


Configuration 6 x 6
Cab seating 1 + 1 men
Weight (kerb) 12.5 – 13.5 t
Maximum load 10 t
Length 9.32 m
Width 2.55 m
Height 3.29 m
Engine Iveco Cursor 8 / 10 diesel
Engine power 350 / 430 hp
Maximum road speed 85 km/h

The vehicle entered service with the Polish Army in 2000. By 2007 about 650 of these vehicles were delivered.

862 Jelcz – This is the big broth of the family. It can either mount a rear Demountable Rack Offload & Pickup System which is a retractable hydraulic arm that pulls a flatrack or container on to the chassis or instead it can mount a hydraulic jointed arm capable of offloading and lifting objects about. This capability means the vehicle is not only used logistically, but also by engineers.


Configuration 8 x 6
Cab seating 1 + 1 men
Weight 12.5 – 13.6 t
Maximum load 18 t
Width 2.55 m
Height 3.13 m
Engine Iveco Cursor 10 diesel
Engine power 430 hp
Maximum road speed 85 km/h