KENWORTH IN­TRO­DUCES T680 AD­VAN­TAGE DAY CAB...

AD­VAN­TAGE DAY CAB, OF­FERS UP TO 6 PER­CENT FUEL ECON­OMY EN­HANCE­MENT

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Kenworth Truck Com­pany has an­nounced the in­tro­duc­tion of the fuel ef­fi­cient Kenworth T680 Ad­van­tage Day Cab for pickup & de­liv­ery and re­gional haul op­er­a­tors. The T680 Ad­van­tage Day Cab fea­tures an op­ti­mized pow­er­train that in­cludes the 2016 PACCAR MX13 en­gine or PACCAR MX11 en­gine and the Ea­ton Fuller Ad­van­tage se­ries 10speed au­to­mated trans­mis­sion, com­bined with fuel ef­fi­cient Mer­i­tor MT4014X drive axles rated at 40,000 lbs., Kenworth Driver Per­for­mance As­sis­tant, Kenworth Pre­dic­tive Cruise Con­trol, Kenworth Neu­tral Coast, and Flow Below wheel cov­ers.

The T680 Ad­van­tage Day Cab also in­cludes aero­dy­namic treat­ments de­signed to fur­ther re­duce aero­dy­namic drag and im­prove fuel econ­omy. The fea­tured en­hance­ments are a front air dam, roof cap “bulb” seal, lower fair­ing ex­ten­sions, lower fair­ing close­outs, and Flow­be­low wheel cov­ers.

“We’ve lever­aged some of the key fuel ef­fi­ciency op­ti­miza­tion specifications and spe­cial aero­dy­namic treat­ments on the Kenworth T680 Ad­van­tage 76 inch sleeper – our most fuel ef­fi­cient truck – and brought them to the day cab mar­ket,” said Kurt Swi­hart, Kenworth mar­ket­ing man­ager. “Cus­tomers who pur­chase new T680 Day Cabs will re­ceive real world, fuel econ­omy ben­e­fits from these specifications and key aero­dy­namic fea­tures de­signed to help max­i­mize op­er­at­ing ef­fi­ciency.”

Al­to­gether, the T680 Ad­van­tage Day Cab of­fers up to a 6 per­cent fuel econ­omy ben­e­fit com­pared to a nonop­ti­mized Kenworth T680 Day Cab with the pre­vi­ous gen­er­a­tion of PACCAR MX13 en­gine, Ea­ton Fuller au­to­mated trans­mis­sion, and stan­dard drive axles.

For driver re­ten­tion and re­cruit­ment, the T680 Ad­van­tage Day Cab of­fers a de­sign that op­ti­mizes com­fort and pro­vides an ex­cel­lent driv­ers en­vi­ron­ment. Driv­ers ap­pre­ci­ate fea­tures such as the 2.1-me­ter wide quiet cab, ad­justable ad­vanced sus­pen­sion seats with cli­mate con­trol, air as­sisted hy­draulic clutch, er­gonomic dash, easy to use Driver Per­for­mance Cen­ter, and LED in­te­rior light­ing.

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