Kenworth Truck Co.’s flagship construction truck, the T880, now is available in an all-wheel drive configuration.
The front drive axle is installed at the Kenworth factory, which speeds delivery time and saves costs for customers, said the company, a unit of Paccar Inc.
“We see our all-wheel drive T880 being used in oil fields, configured as an off-road crane, in utility and construction work or used with municipalities and fire and rescue,” Marketing Director Kurt Swihart said in a statement.
The Marmon-Herrington MT-22 front drive axle is available in a 6×6 or 8×8 Class 8 configuration with a capacity rating up to 22,000 pounds.
The all-wheel drive configuration requires a Fabco transfer case and can be specified with Fabco’s 1-speed TC-142 or 2-speed TC-143 transfer case, depending on customer requirements, the Kirkland, Washington-based company said.
|By Transport Topics
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