Sports star: Te­kno Aut­sports cus­tom trail­ers

Haul­ing ex­pen­sive mo­tor­sport cargo is the job for a classy but re­li­able truck and a multi-tasked driver.

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It’s not al­ways the beast at the front of the trail­ers that epit­o­mises the cus­tom cre­ations you find on Aus­tralian roads. Of­ten it’s what’s on and in the trail­ers that’s unique.

Never is that truer than with Te­kno Au­tosports’ 4800 Western Star. All the boxes were ticked in­side and out when the truck was put on the road al­most four years ago now, but it’s the cus­tom cargo in­side the cus­tom trail­ers that sits be­hind the cus­tom Star that re­ally gets the mo­tor revving, pun in­tended.

The 2013 4800 Western Star is Te­kno’s sec­ond Western Star. It’s one of those trucks whose over­all sub­tlety com­pletes the unit per­fectly. The truck isn’t over the top with bling and it re­lies on a sim­ple gloss paint job, yet you can’t help but be im­pressed when you take in the full pack­age.

The air in­takes, the vi­sor, the solid front bar, all those lit­tle ex­tras en­sure its suc­cess­ful first im­pres­sion. Com­bine that with the big high-cube B-dou­ble trans­porter in tow and you take note of Te­kno.

Jonathon Webb is the man be­hind Te­kno Au­tosports and Te­kno Per­for­mance. True to

The truck isn’t over the top with bling.

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