Trucking News Online

Peterbilt Offers Paccar MX-11 Engine In Model 579, 567 Trucks

November 6, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment

Peterbilt announced availability of the lightweight, fuel efficient PACCAR MX-11 engine for its flagship on-highway Model 579 and vocational Model 567. The new 10.8-liter engine will be available for order through Peterbilt dealerships beginning on November 13.

The MX-11 engine has an output of up to 430 horsepower and 1,550 lb.-ft. of torque. It is ideal for a wide range of applications, including regional haul, tanker, bulk haul, construction and refuse.

“The PACCAR MX-11 engine is a great addition to Peterbilt’s lineup of technologically advanced solutions focused on delivering the highest levels of quality, durability, performance, reliability, efficiency and overall return,” said Darrin Siver, Peterbilt General Manager and PACCAR Vice President. “The PACCAR MX-11 engine provides outstanding value in a lightweight and fuel efficient design, and will continue to exceed our high standards and our customers’ expectations.”

All Peterbilt dealer locations will provide full support of the MX-11 engine.

“In addition to the weight and fuel savings, drivers will appreciate the responsiveness, performance and quiet operation of the PACCAR MX-11 engine running in their Peterbilt truck,” Siver said.