Daimler Trucks is developing proprietary engines, transmissions and axles through its Detroit powertrain business.
The SD Class 7 and 8 trucks feature the SmartPlex TEM-friendly multiplex electrical system to simplify chassis to body electrical integration.
- 108SD features a 42-in. set-back axle position and comes with a Cummins ISB or ISC engine ranging from 200 to 350 hp and 520 to 1,000 lb.-ft. of torque
- 114SD offers a set-forward or set-back axle configuration and standard Detroit Diesel DD13 with BlueTec SCR ranging from 350 to 450 hp and 1,250 to 1,650 lb.-ft. of torque
- Eaton manual or automated transmissions or Allison automatic transmissions
- Single and double channel frame rails offer a tensile strength of up to 120,000 psi and an RBM rating up to 4.4 million in.-lbs. per rail