Kenworth announced its T680 on-highway flagship is currently available to be able for its very first time with the combo of this Paccar MX-11 engine and also the brand new Paccar automated transmission, that will be created for line-haul and regional haul applications up to 110,000 pounds. Gross vehicle weight reduction.
Additionally, the transmission features extended maintenance. The oil change period could be your most economical designed for different applications, the firm noted. The clutch is more maintenance-free and contains an internally routed electric system which reduces contact with the weather. The transmission is paired using Kenworth’s brand new column-mounted shifter. Through the elimination of engine control buttons, dashboard space is freed up by even the shifter standing on the tire column.
Tandem rear axle, provides superb functionality throughout weight reduction, higher fuel efficiency and also improved driveability such as Kenworth T680s operating in line-haul and regional haul software,” explained Kurt Swihart, Kenworth promotion manager.
Even the MX-11 engine offers around 430-hp and 1,650 lb.-ft. Of torque, also can be 400 pounds lighter compared to 13-liter engines. The Paccar Transmission is up to 105 pounds lighter than equal transmissions, permitting greater payloads.