Fascination with PANTHER!

The Rosenbauer PANTHER is one of the most successful, efficient, and variable ARFF vehicles worldwide. Its multi-award-winning design and powerful performance make it the most modern fire fighting vehicle of our time.

The PANTHER concept stands for optimal system integration of chassis, bodywork and fire fighting equipment. A guarantor for sustainable aftercare of ARFF vehicles!

Impresses with

  • Maximum safety
  • Impressive extinguishing performance
  • Excellent ease of use
  • Unparalleled driving dynamics
  • Incredible maneuverability and mobility

PANTHER series

The ideal solution for every operation.


Perfect: The PANTHER series covers the requirements of modern ARFF vehicles perfectly, thanks to a sophisticated model classification system.


  • PANTHER 8x8

Top tier: With up to 1,450 hp, a maximum speed of 135 km/h, and up to 19,000 liters of extinguishing medium capacity, the PANTHER 8x8 sets the standard for engine power and extinguishing power. In addition, the 10,000 l/min of pump output and acceleration from 0 to 80 km/h in less than 25 seconds put the model in a class of its own.


  • PANTHER 6x6

Benchmark: The PANTHER 6x6 features an impressive engine power of up to 750 hp, maximum speed of 120 km/h, up to 14,000 liters of extinguishing medium capacity, 9,000 l/min pump output, and acceleration from 0 to 80 km/h in less than 31 seconds. Extra safety: RCS (Roll Stability Control) optionally available!


  • PANTHER 6x6 S

Off- and on-road: The 6x6 S is entirely road-friendly thanks to a 2.5 m superstructure, while also featuring the full off-road capabilities of the PANTHER. High performance: Being lighter than its big brother allows the S-model to accelerate even faster. Info at a glance: 700 hp engine, maximum speed of 115 km/h, up to 10,300 liters of extinguishing medium capacity, 7,000 l/min pump output and acceleration from 0 to 80 km/h in less than 28 seconds. Optional: Sliding rear for easy service access!


  • PANTHER 4x4

Sprinter: The PANTHER 4x4 owes its sprint quality to its light weight combined with an engine output of 700 hp. More info at a glance: Maximum speed of 115 km/h, up to 6,950 liters of extinguishing medium capacity, 9,000 l/min pump output and maximum acceleration from 0 to 80 km/h in less than 22 seconds.

Tried and tested standard – new features.

  • Driver's cab with panoramic view
  • RSC (Roll Stability Control)
  • Driving compartment tested and certified according to ECE R29-3
  • Side airbags incl. belt tensioner
  • N80 centrifugal pump with up to 9,000 l/min.
  • Engine Volvo D15 Euro 6 with 750 hp*
  • Additional loading room in rear box
  • 6 or 8-* speed gearbox


Cockpit 360° Birds's-Eye view

Maximum safety

Maximizing the safety of the vehicle and its occupants is one of the primary objectives behind the PANTHER. Absolutely safe: Rosenbauer is testing the driver’s cab of an ARFF vehicle according to ECE R29-3 in real crash tests. Your advantage: Optimum occupant protection and maximum safety for the crew.


Standard solutions:

  • Crash-tested driver's cab
  • User-optimized control panel

Optional additions:

  • Birdview (camera-generated real-time view of surroundings)
  • RSC (Roll Stability Control)
  • Side airbags and belt tensioner for crew
  • Tire pressure monitoring


High performance

The development and production of fire fighting systems and extinguishing components are two of Rosenbauer‘s core competencies. And the history behind this could not be more impressive: Rosenbauer has developed and manufactured its entire range of fire fighting systems for more than 100 years. The fire fighting equipment of the PANTHER series forms a completely integrated and powerful system that opens a world of possibilities:

  • Pumps with an output of up to 10,000 l/min with suitable automatic foam proportioning systems
  • Roof and front turrets for an output quantity of up to 9,000 l/min and a range of up to 100 m
  • HRET booms
  • CAFS compressed air foam systems as well as
  • High and ultra-high pressure systems

Plus the elements of the fire fighting equipment that have been developed further, such as the turret, bumper turret, and pump, make the PANTHER even more powerful.

Excellent ease of use

When lives depend on speed, every motion must have purpose The PANTHER offers more freedom of movement for the driver and team in the cockpit. The ergonomically optimized arrangement of the operating elements and the new design of the control handle simplify any operational situation.

  • Enlarged visual field through size-optimized A-column and control panel
  • User-optimized control panel
  • Folding center console
  • Backlit turret control panel
  • Integrated additional displays for infrared and color cameras as well as EMEREC DEVS

Maximum maneuverability and mobility.

The available performance package with Volvo Euro 6 engine and 750 hp in combination with an 8-speed gearbox ensures optimized acceleration from 0 to 80 km/h in 28 seconds and a top speed of 120 km/h.