Kenworth intros T880 Twin Steer vocational truck

Kenworth launched a brand new, factory-installed twin steer configuration for its Kenworth T880 at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2020 in Las Vegas.

Accessible as a day cab, the brand new Kenworth T880 Twin Steer with set-back entrance axles is good for crane, mixer and different vocational purposes that require 86-inch axle spacing to satisfy native bridge legal guidelines and improve general load carrying capability.

The Kenworth T880 Twin Steer supplies 40,000-pound rated entrance axles, springs and steering gears. The entrance suspension is equalized between the entrance and rear steer axles for higher driver consolation and payload distribution.

The brand new T880 configuration gives each the PACCAR MX-13 engine rated as much as 510 hp and 1,850 lb-ft of torque, and the PACCAR MX-11 engine with as much as 430 hp and 1,650 lb-ft of torque. The T880 Twin Steer is normal with a 116.7-inch BBC brief hood optimized for the PACCAR MX engine household. The 122.6-inch normal BBC hood is an choice for the PACCAR MX-13 and the non-obligatory Cummins X15 engine.

The T880 Twin Steer package deal additionally consists of aluminum fenders over the second axle and step-between axles for cab entry. Battery field selections embrace parallel between right-hand steer axles with as much as three batteries, in-cab, or any back-of-cab choice.

A back-of-cab vertical DPF/SCR exhaust system is required with the PACCAR MX-13 and PACCAR MX-11.

“The newest addition to the Kenworth T880 household supplies an necessary new choice for our vocational clients that expands their productiveness,” stated Laura Bloch, Kenworth assistant basic supervisor for gross sales and advertising and marketing.

A brand new Kenworth T880 Twin Steer – outfitted with a Customized Truck crane, 505-hp engine and Allison 4700RDS 7-speed computerized transmission – is on show within the Kenworth sales space (S62939) March 10-14 throughout ConExpo-Con/Agg on the Las Vegas Conference Middle.

The Kenworth vocational line-up additionally contains a T880S Twin Steer mannequin with set-forward entrance axles and 61-inch axle unfold to maximise payload. That mannequin was launched in 2018.