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Voith Retarder 119

More safety, less costs:

Voith Retarder 119

Voith Retarder - A synonym for wear-free continuous braking in trucks and buses. In conjunction with the engine brake, you always have the optimum braking effect - at low and high speeds. And maximum safety in any driving situation.

Retarder VR 119 *

Technical data

Max. nominal braking torque at the propshaft 1 500 Nm
Max. speed at the propshaft 3 600 rpm
Operation standard Hand brake switch,
option: foot control
Operating medium oil (see fuel specification)
Fill rate (Oil change) 6.4 l
Control medium compressed air
Unit weight without operating medium approx. 51 kg
Voith ECU control system  

*Voith local India Retarder VR 119 for Buses

Functional Principle



Voith Turbo GmbH & Co. KG
Commercial Vehicles
Hardtstraße 8
74564 Crailsheim
Deutschland, Germany

Tel.: +49 7951 32-1555
Fax: +49 7951 32-1506

Voith Turbo GmbH & Co. KG
Gottfried-Linke-Straße 205
38239 Salzgitter
Ms Sabrina Lipok
Tel.: +49 5341 21 5446
Mr Sascha Koch
Tel.: +49 5341 21 4872
Fax: +49 5341 21 1830


Technical Service
Tel. +49 7951/32-1555
Fax +49 7951/32-1506

Ordering spare parts
Tel. +49 7951/32-1644
Fax +49 7951/32-756

Features and benefits

  • Higher average speed
  • Fewer visits to workshops
  • Reduction of vehicle operating costs
  • Less service brake overhauls and tires
  • Fast amortization
  • Hydrodynamic Retarders are more fuel-saving than electro-magnetic Retarders
  • Advantages for a vehicle resale


  • Voith Universal Joint Shaft Service in Reality