Posted: July 16, 2014
Kenworth has announced the availability of a lightweight configuration for the Kenworth T680 52-in. mid-roof sleeper. The company says it’s responding to the market’s interest in lightweighting.
Key weight-reducing components are the 12.9-liter PACCAR MX-13 engine, Eaton Fuller Advantage transmission, Kenworth AG380 suspension, MX optimized hood (119-in. BBC), 6×2 drive axle, rear wide-base single tires, aluminum rear wheels, air disc brakes, and aluminum fifth wheel.
The company has not disclosed the weight saving that this spec achieves.