The Kenworth T370 Class 7 conventional truck is available as a tractor or a straight truck with single or tandem axles.
The Kenworth T370 Class 7 conventional truck is available as a tractor or a straight truck with single or tandem axles. It can be powered by the Paccar PX-6 engine rated to 325 horsepower and 750 ft.-lbs. of torque, or Paccar PX-8 engine rated to 330 horsepower and 1,000 ft.-lbs. of torque. The PX-8 engine also has a 360-hp rating for emergency vehicles. Front axle ratings range from 10,000 to 14,600 pounds with rear axles from 17,000 to 40,000 pounds. Customers can choose manual or automatic transmissions and air or hydraulic brakes. Kenworth plans to begin production this summer.
Caterpillar has expanded its heavy-duty line of Class 8 work trucks with the new Cat CT681 vocational truck, a set-forward-axle model designed for customers who prefer a longer wheelbase truck or who must comply with restrictive load limitations on bridges and roads.
Single-rear-axle MHD 4x2 Mack Granite comes in Class 7 and Class 8 versions.