May 23, 2008
KIRKLAND, Wash., May 22, 2008 Kenworth has introduced new automatic transmission offerings for customers in construction and shorthaul applications with high horsepower requirements. Customers can now order the Kenworth T800 with Allison 4000 and 4500 series transmissions when spec”d with Cummins ISX engines, not to exceed 1,650 lb-ft.
The new Kenworth T800 configuration offers the benefits of automatic transmissions while also meeting high horsepower requirements,â€ said Gary Moore, Kenworth assistant general manager for marketing and sales. The Kenworth T800 is one of the industry™s leading models and this new offering will strengthen its position with customers to help get the job done in their specific applications.â€