Introducing the Great Dane Champion S1 Dry Van Trailer

Introducing the Great Dane Champion S1 Dry Van Trailer, one of the industry’s clear favourites. Let’s take a look at some of its key features:

  • It comes in at 53 feet long, over 102 inches wide, and over 13 feet 6 inches tall.
  • This trailer features a full ¼ inch thick high strength steel coupler plate with a stainless steel roll lip on the front edge to smoothly slide your tractor's fifth wheel plate under the trailer.
  • The standard EnduroGuard rear frame is a highly engineered, structurally superior and corrosion-resistant rear frame with the standard RIG30 rear impact guard certified by the IIHS to pass their 30% offset test.
  • The rear doors are composite panels made from pre-painted white high strength galvanized steel sheets with a high-density polyethylene core which are surrounded by dual-seal gaskets to help keep your load dry.
  • This dry van comes with one row of scuff band on the interior front and sidewalls. The front wall scuff band is a 7 gauge carbon steel band 12 inches tall welded to the coupler and the sidewall scuffbands are 12-inch PunctureGuard material.
  • Logistic posts on 16” centers gives great flexibility for cargo securement while the thermoplastic interior lining is puncture-resistant and snag-free.
  • The floor in this dry van is 1.38 inch laminated hardwood with optional PuR undercoating and Waxin100 on top of the floor to keep the wood dry for the life of the trailer.
  • Optional aluminum j-hook floor tie downs are also available for even better cargo securement and versatility with 5,500lb WLL with chains or ratchet straps.
  • The optional GD60 No-Lube landing gear requires no maintenance for the life of the trailer with a 10-year warranty.
  • This tandem axle dry van is built with the industry-leading Hendrickson ULTRAA-K tandem suspension with 49-inch axle centers with the best ride quality of any trailer suspension on the market and no hydraulic shocks to replace.
  • Optional Hendrickson HXL7 wheel ends gives you 7 years of maintenance-free warranty protection.
  • The optional Hendrickson TIREMAAX PRO tire-inflation system inflates, deflates and balances your tire pressures as you drive down the road to fully manage your optimum tire pressure to extend your tire life and reduce your fuel consumption.
  • The optional Wabco EasyFit slack adjusters are maintenance-free and come with a 7-year warranty and are mated up to the Wabco TriStop brake pots which feature a 6-year warranty.
  • Our standard Bridgestone R123 Ecopia tires are premium quality and are Low Rolling Resistance certified to save fuel.
  • All the lighting and electrical on this trailer is Grote with L.E.D. MicroNova Dot Lamps and a completely sealed wiring harness system.
  • The optional interior lighting is controlled by motion sensing built right into the lights.
  • Walk ramps and liftgates are also available for installation.